Southern California is home to the LA Lakers and the San Diego Padres for any sports fans. As well, the south houses some of the most educationally and socially forward regions in the country. The educational standards of public schools within the Manhattan Beach area of Los Angeles county is ranked in the top 1% of the entire U.S. but that doesn’t take away fun from the people of South California. Year-round sunny weather, coupled with great beaches makes Southern California a first-class destination for campers. Hike the enormous rock formations around Joshua Tree National Park for a day of exercise in all its beauty. If maybe you are not into all that privacy, then Leo Carillo State Park and Malibu Beach for a busier environment. A perfect blend of an in-wood camping experience with the luxury of a beach nearby is what dreams are made of.