El Cajon Vacation Rentals

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Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in El Cajon

  • Recently remodeled downstairs unit B
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $179
  • El Cajon Home w/Private Pool, ~10 Mins to Downtown
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $713
  • Exquisite
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $588
  • Room available at "Aloa" in Our Tropical Like Island
     2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $79
  • Light & Bright Private Villa (Sleeps 22+)
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $396
  • A Room away from Home
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $66
  • Amazing views, heated salt water pool on an acre of secluded property!
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $750
  • Tranquil Mountain Retreat
     5br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $1,031

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El Cajon Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Premier 2 Bedroom Unit in Gated Community
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $170
  • San Diego Bohemian Poolside Lounge @ Eden East
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $151
  • Tropical resort setting with pool & spa, $299 & up
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $423
  • Retro Ranch House
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $254

El Cajon Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Breathtaking Mountain Retreat Close to San Diego
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $208
  • Spirit Sky Tipi @ Mystic Canyon Inn
    ExcellentGlamping
    Airbnb
    From
    $55
  • CHARMING PRIVATE STUDIO APARTMENT
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $85
  • Pied-a-Terre w/private entry
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $93

El Cajon Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Mexican casita on parklike setting
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $107
  • SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY #1 BED 1 BATH A/C 17min
    GoodHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $80
  • A true country retreat- 1 bdr on private road
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $90
  • Family home, super Clean and Safe.
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $117

El Cajon Travel Guide

El Cajon, situated within a valley covered in mountains, is located in San Diego County and over the years, has gotten the nickname “The Big Box”- a loose Spanish translation of el cajón” meaning “the box” or “drawer”. El Cajon prides itself on being business orientated but knowing how to have fun, offering a variety of exciting activities and residents who know how to let loose after a long day.

Things to Do in El Cajon

Visitors who come to El Cajon are pleasantly surprised with how many fun activities the city has to offer. Shopping is one of the most popular tourist activities, as El Cajon is home to the ever expanding Parkway Plaza Mall, which includes a variety of stores such as Walmart, Macy’s, and Kay’s. Also within Parkway Plaza is El Cajon’s Regal Cinemas- a cinema that offers both 3D and regular movie showings. Syucan Casino, open 24 hours a day, is a popular choice for guests who want to spend their evening playing slots or card games, and snacking on classic bar food. Visitors who prefer the great outdoors can enjoy the California sunshine by spending their time at The Water Conservation Garden, Summers Past Farms, and Lake Miramar which is only a few miles away in beautiful San Diego.

Best Places to Stay in El Cajon

Vacation rentals in El Cajon are plentiful. There are a number of great rental homes all across the city- some have a central downtown location, while others are a bit more out of the way and are located on larger properties. The downtown rentals are the most popular, as they allow guests to stay in the heart of the city where all of the action takes place and where the nightlife thrives after sundown. Each rental is kept up to date and features unique decor.

Best Time to Visit El Cajon

The best time to visit El Cajon is during the summer. The city, since it’s located so close to San Diego and La Mesa, can attract quite a few tourists during the peak summer months, however. If you’re looking to visit during a more quiet time, visit in the off months- near the end of summer or at the beginning of spring.

Best Events in El Cajon

El Cajon takes pride in offering fun annual events that cater to both residents and visitors. HauntFest takes place each year in October and features live entertainment, a haunted car show, local vendors, tasty food, and a costume contest. The Fourth of July Picnic and Fireworks is perfect for the whole family- it includes kids games, prizes, train rides, food vendors, live music, and of course, a firework show. Another popular event is the Spring Garden and Butterfly Festival which takes place at the Water Conservation Garden and honors everything greenery and butterfly related. It encourages participants to dress up as fairies and butterflies and has plenty of family-friendly activities to keep the children busy.

Things to Do for Families in El Cajon

Boomers, El Cajon’s most popular family fun center, has something to offer every member of the family. Boomers features mini golf, go-karting, rock climbing, video and arcade games, snacks, and other fun activities. Equinox Laser Tag, on the other hand, provides families with a way to earn bragging rights by taking their family members out in a friendly game of laser tag. Equinox offers kids and adult games, and a variety of themed games including Hostage Rescue and Tactical Medic.

Price and Availability in El Cajon

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in El Cajon tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in El Cajon tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in El Cajon is in June, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in El Cajon is in the high season in July. El Cajon has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in El Cajon

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in El Cajon. The warmest months in El Cajon are June and April, when temperatures reach 112 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in El Cajon is December with 2.22 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.78 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in El Cajon

Find the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. We have 440 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in El Cajon ranging from cheap options to extravagant places to stay. For those trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in El Cajon is only $19 per night. The average price of an accommodation is generally $128 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 176 accommodations in El Cajon that have WiFi. We have 41 accommodations that come with breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 16 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to El Cajon, you'll want to pick from 175 places to stay that provide parking. We have 57 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 50 pet-friendly places to stay in El Cajon, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any problems.

In El Cajon AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 163 places to stay from Airbnb, 9 accommodations from Priceline and 9 places to stay from Agoda.

258 of the places to stay in El Cajon have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 63% as great. 97 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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