Escondido Plaza Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The neighborhood around Escondido Plaza is interesting in a number of ways. Centered on the shopping center plaza of the same name, this area has many points of interest. Many restaurants and stores to choose from is only the beginning.
This community is close to the famous botanical garden of Tohono Chul Park. The park also has a tea room and store. There is much to learn at this botanical garden, deemed to be one of the best in the world.
The rugged natural beauty of Santa Catalina Natural Area is also close to Escondido Plaza. There are many hiking trails in the park, and this gives the neighborhood ready access to recreation, as well as a place to observe the plants and animals that live here. It is also a great place for both amateur and professional photographers, since it offers unique vistas. The natural area here is situated next to Saguaro National Park.
This national park is named for the soaring saguaro cactus found in the region. However, there are also fir and pine forest here. The park also has hiking trails. Wildlife is surprisingly abundant both in the national park and the wilderness area. This gives the community around Escondido Plaza yet more chances at recreation, and there are places for campers or just for a picnic outing, that are close by.
For the golfing enthusiast, this neighborhood is within a couple miles from Tucson National Golf Course. This course has hosted both PGA and NCAA golf tournaments, and is well known as a great course for beginners and advanced golfers alike.
Housing in this community tends to be modest and affordable, without being crowded.