city in San Diego County, California, United States of America

El Cajon is a city in San Diego County in Southern California. The city is nicknamed "The Big Box".

Get inEdit

By trainEdit

The local San Diego Trolley light rail system serves El Cajon with two lines: the Orange Line, which travels through La Mesa and Lemon Grove to Downtown San Diego, and the Green Line which heads past SDSU and through Mission Valley to San Diego's Old Town and Downtown.

El Cajon has two stations, which are served by both lines:

  • 1 El Cajon Transit Center (at Palm and Marshall Avenues).    
  • 2 Arnele Avenue station (at Arnele and Marshall Avenues).    

By planeEdit

Get aroundEdit



Evening primrose flowers at the Water Conservation Garden


  • 1 Parkway Plaza, 415 Parkway Plaza (Just north of I-8 and west of Hwy 67), +1 619-579-9932. Features 160 department stores, mall shops, restaurants and a Regal Cinemas IMAX 3D stadium movie theater. Stores at the mall include Walmart, Macy's and Dick's Sporting Goods store.    




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Routes through El Cajon
San DiegoLa Mesa  W   E  El CentroYuma

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