This southern California flydrive begins and ends in
Joshua Tree National Park is next on the list of natural delights, with rugged twisted mountains and huge piles of boulders, following a shower of rain the desert floor erupts with a profusion of wild flowers.
On to Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains, along the scenic Rim of the World Highway and finally the wine growing region around Temecula before returning to San Diego for a few days by the Ocean.
A tranquil retreat that will rejuvenate your spirit and relax your body, the Strawberry Creek Inn offers peaceful luxuries and simple pleasures. Just two hours or less from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles and San Diego, the San Jacinto Mountains will envelope you in the rustic beauty of Idyllwild, California. -- Walk along Strawberry Creek -- Savor a homemade breakfast of fresh, organic ingredients -- Read in the library -- Bask in the summer sun -- Snuggle in front of a roaring fire in winter Come visit and rediscover life's quiet joys.
2 nts Julian
65 miles Julian Gold Rush Hotel
126 miles Viceroy Hotel & Spa
2 nts Twentynine Palms
110 miles Roughley Manor B&B
2 nts Big Bear Lake
130 miles Alpenhorn B&B
2 nts Idyllwild115 miles Strawberry Creek Inn
3 nts San Diego
Catamaran Resort on
or Holiday Inn on the Bay downtown