El Cajon is a Southern California suburban city, conveniently located 15 miles east of San Diego. A quick hop to San Diego offers the glories of the San Diego Bay, as well as major attractions, including the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Coronado Beach, part of an island near San Diego, is 30 minutes away and offers sun, surf and sand in a relaxing atmosphere. Birdwatching and hiking at the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge is just an 8-mile drive. For a more involved nature experience, camping facilities at the Cleveland National Forest are less than 30 miles away. LEGOLand is only 40 miles away, which barely gives kids time to ask, "Are we there yet?" The border of Mexico is just a 30-minute drive, so an international day trip or weekend getaway is easy when you rent in El Cajon.
Apartments for rent in El Cajon give you access to a centrally-located transit center. Bus lines take you all around the city and greater San Diego County. Additionally, a trolley line serves the city and San Diego, all the way to the Mexican border. Downtown El Cajon features a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as special events for the family.
Renting in El Cajon, CA
El Cajon's rents are drastically lower than San Diego County as a whole. Commuters and those looking for a good deal in the county are drawn to the area. While there is still quite a bit of competition for housing, your odds of finding something you love here are better than in communities closer to the coast.
Tourist attractions Taylor Guitars ? Music fans will enjoy the factory tour and might even find a great deal on a new instrument.
Air Group One Museum ? This Air Force museum offers flights in a World War II Warbird over the beautiful San Diego Bay.
Wieghorst Western Heritage Center ? The center showcases the beautiful Western-themed paintings of Olaf Wieghorst.
Oktoberfest ? A festival celebrating German culture, food and beer.
The Historic Olaf Wieghorst Ranch House. (Courtesy of Olag Wieghorst Museum)
El Cajon Boulevard. (Courtesy of Perdelsky)