Located in San Diego County in what is called the Mountain Empire region by the locals, Campo, California, is a small community of about 2,600 people. The community is home to three museums. The Gaskill Brothers Stone Store Museum, the Pacific Railroad Museum, and the Motor Transport Museum are all great places to learn about the history of the area.
It is a short drive to the beautiful Lake Morena County Park from here, and several other scenic mountains are close by. The community is at the southern end of the Pacific Crest Trail. This trail is popular with bicyclists and equestrians as it extends for over 2,600 miles all of the way to the border of Canada.
It is not unusual in this area to see a military vehicle or serviceman or woman as the United States military conducts training and other operations at La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility. The weather is ideal most of the year with plenty of sunshine, and some great nightlife and pristine white sand beaches are a short drive away in San Diego.