Destination guide

The charming city of El Cajon awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of El Cajon with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers to this romantic city praise the shopping, cafes and golfing. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in El Cajon

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes El Cajon a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Diego Zoo (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • SeaWorld (19.7 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Boomers El Cajon (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Steele Canyon Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Mt. Woodson Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Balboa Park Golf Course (15.6 mi / 25 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in El Cajon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, El Cajon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balboa Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (22.4 mi / 36 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Coronado Beach (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Mission Beach (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around El Cajon

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away.

It's easy to get around El Cajon by catching a ride on the metro at Arnele Avenue Station, El Cajon Transit Center Station or Gillespie Field Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around El Cajon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,832 holiday rentals around El Cajon. From 1,323 Houses to 1,754 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around El Cajon is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to El Cajon?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Cajon:

  • Mission Beach: 1,380 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 780 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,086 holiday homes
  • Sunset Cliffs: 1,145 holiday homes
  • Bankers Hill: 296 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to El Cajon?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in El Cajon. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • P2K Range: 2,369 holiday rentals
  • Sycuan Casino: 840 holiday rentals
  • Knox House Museum: 5,135 holiday rentals
  • Gillespie Field Station: 5,330 holiday rentals
  • Boomers El Cajon: 5,112 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Cajon listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in El Cajon?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,323 Houses in El Cajon. Our other popular types of El Cajon holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,754 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 190 holiday houses
  • Villas: 39 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in El Cajon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 673 holiday homes with pool available in El Cajon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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