Escondido Journals

A Week at Welk

An August 2005 trip to Escondido by pcnetwrx

Quote: These entries cover the week that we spent at the Lawrence Welk Resort in Escondido, California, about a half-hour north of San Diego. It was a pleasant stay with some fond memories.

A Week at Welk

Overview

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Our best highlights this week were our trip to the beach over in Carlsbad about a half-hour drive away, and our third trip in about as many years to Knotts Berry Farm. The best thing to do right at the Welk Resort is to utilize their pools and water slide. My wife and I enjoyed the live musical presentation of Gypsy right at the resort.Quick Tips: When you stay at the Welk Resort, you receive a 20% discount on show tickets and the dinner buffet that goes with it (optionally). Also, if you have younger kids, be sure to take advantage of the low-cost Kids' Club. Our daughter really enjoyed it, and we were freed up to do some other things on our own.Best Way To Get Around: You must have...Read More

Welk Resort San Diego

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Hotel | "Lawrence Welk Resort Villas"

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Best Things Nearby:We enjoyed the beach, which was only about a half-hour drive from the resort.Best Things About the Resort:We really appreciated the size of the units and the well-maintained resort grounds.Resort Experience:Our Arrival: We were greeted at the door by one of the concierge people. It was a nice touch after our six-hour drive from the Phoenix area. Check-in was fast and friendly. After being burned at other resorts' property tours, we opted not to do that here. There was no pressure when we said no.Our Unit: Our unit was large and spacious. Although clearly an older unit, it had been remodeled fairly recently judging b...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 5, 2005

Welk Resort San Diego
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, California 92026
(760) 749-3000