When you enter Lakeside you a peaceful, country feeling settles over you. Lakeside is a proud community with a rural atmosphere. It is located about 25 miles east of downtown San Diego and only minutes from the mountains and deserts. The sun shining constantly results in many outside activities on a year-round basis.
Lakeside has four lakes and eight parks. Lindo Lake is the only natural lake in all of San Diego County. Furthermore, Lakeside is 0zpoqnmnknown for its annual Western Days Parade, Lakeside Rodeo, Maine Avenue Street Dance and Spirit of Christmas events. There are exceptional educational opportunities available at Lakesides seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools, along with several private schools. Finally, there are horse stables and horse properties available in the Lakeside area.