The region’s geography and weather make it an ideal place to live, work, and play.

Nature:  East County is known for its natural beauty. With hundreds of trails throughout the region.  Whether you are making your way after work to hike Cowles Mountain to enjoy a stunning sunset- or you are enjoying a picnic at Lake Jennings.  The area is also known for having some of the best bouldering spots around.  There is something for everyone.

Sports and recreation:  With the constant sunshine- East County residents enjoy playing sports in one of the many sports complexes, YMCA’s, and community pools throughout the region.  Our world class sportsplex’ attract more than 350,000 visitors annually through major tournaments, league games and corporate events.

Community gatherings:  East County is a family friendly community with many activities throughout the year, from weekly car shows, movies/concerts at the park, street fairs, rodeos, to annual events such as the Mother Goose Parade, community bonfire, and the best Oktoberfests.

Amusement parks:  Almost everywhere in the region is accessible within a 30 minute drive.  With multiple amusements parks to choose from, such as, the World Famous San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, SeaWorld, Legoland, or Balboa Park.