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Day Trips

The Mountains

Oak Glen area

Exit the I-10 at Yucaipa Blvd., turn left onto Oak Glen Road and go about 10 miles up the hill to the village.

Information about local orchards and businesses

Parish Pioneer Ranch, Oak Glen Rd. (909) 797-1755

Los Rios Ranch, Oak Glen Rd. - apples and hiking trails (909) 797-1005

Snowline Orchards, Oak Glen Rd. - apples and U-pick raspberries (909) 797-3415

Oak Glen School House Museum (909) 797-1691

Law’s Coffee Shop - restaurant and apple shed, shops (909) 797-1642

Oak Tree Village - animal park, shops, restaurant (909) 797-4020

The Cider Barrel Restaurant (909) 797-7910

Idyllwild area

Exit I-10 at 8th St. in Banning. Take State 243 to Idyllwild.

Idyllwild County Park Nature Center (951) 659-3850

Idyllwild restaurants and accommodations:

Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce (951) 659-8525

Hiking/biking/climbing information

Camping in the Idyllwild area

Hurkey Creek, Hwy 74, Riverside County Parks
Hemet Lake, Hwy 74, (909) 658-3241

Big Bear/Arrowhead Area

Boat Launches:

Big Bear Marina (909) 866-3218

North Shore Landing (909) 878-4686


Big Bear Chamber of Commerce (909) 866-7000


Big Bear Discovery Center, north shore (909) 866-3437


Serrano Campground (877) 444-6777

Children’s Forest, Running Springs (909) 337-5156

Big Pines Ranger Station, Hwy 2, Wrightwood (760) 249-3415

Local bike trails

Slide, Go-Karts, Sledding: (909) 866-4626

Ski Resorts:

Snow Summit (909) 866-5766

Bear Mountain (909) 585-2519

Moonridge Animal Park


Lake Gregory Regional Park, Crestline (909) 338-2233

Silverwood Lake (760) 389-2281

Mt. Baldy Trout Pools, Mt. Baldy Village (909) 982-4246

Arrowhead Chamber of Commerce (909) 337-3715

Lake Arrowhead Children’s Museum (909) 336-3093

Mountain Skies Astronomical Society:
Planetary show on Sat. nights, telescope (909) 336-1699

Desert Fun

Palm Springs

Palm Springs Tram
Exit I-10 at Hwy 111 to Palm Springs. Travel 8 miles and turn right at Tramway Rd. (888) 515-TRAM

Living Desert Animal Park and Botanic Gardens
I-10 east to Hwy 111. Turn right at Portola Ave, go south 1.5 miles to entrance. (760) 346-5694

Ingleside Inn "One of the 10 Best" & Melvyn's Restaurant (800) 772-6655

Palm Springs Air Museum:
Exit Hwy 111 at Gene Autry Trail; go south to Palm Springs Airport (museum is on the north side) (760) 778-6262

Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert, Rancho Mirage (760) 321-0602

Desert IMAX Theatre, Cathedral City (760) 324-7333

29 Palm Chamber of Commerce (760) 367-3445

Camping, climbing, hiking:

Joshua Tree National Park (760) 367-5500
Exit I-10 at State Route 62, go north to Joshua Tree for the west entrance, or continue on 62 to Twentynine Palms for the east entrance.

Rock climbing in Joshua Tree

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Morongo Valley (760) 363-7190


Desert Hills Premium Outlets Seminole Rd., Cabazon (909) 849-6691

Hadley’s Orchards Off Hwy 10 in Cabazon, next to Casino Morongo (888) 854-5655

The Beach

Beaches to the North

Santa Barbara:

Kids World/Alice Keck Gardens-
Two blocks east of State St., bordered by Santa Barbara St., Micheltorena, and Garden St.

Art and Craft Fair (every Sunday on Cabrillo)

Santa Barbara Zoo (805) 962-6310

Santa Barbara Mission
Exit Hwy 101 at Mission St., turn toward mountains, go about 1 mile to Laguna Street, turn left.

Natural History Museum (located directly behind the mission) (805) 682-4711

Botanical Gardens (805) 682-4726


State beaches



El Capitan

County parks

Cachuma Lake

Jalama Beach

Horse camping

Rancho Oso ranch and stables (805) 683-5686

Solvang Information

Beaches to the South

Little Corona Beach

Tidepool Reserve Next to Corona Del Mar- Take 55 south to 73 south, exit at MacArthur, left at PCH, right on Margurite, left on Ocean Blvd.

Laguna Beach:

Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters (800) 487-3378

Sawdust Festival - Laguna Cyn Rd.

Dana Point Harbor:

Replica of the Pilgrim, small aquarium, cruises (949) 496-2274

San Clemente State Beach:

Camping, beaching (949) 492-3156

San Diego:

Balboa Park (zoo, museums, trails, IMAX)

Midway aircraft carrier museum

Close to Home


Diamond Valley Lake, reservoir, fishing , museum (including dinosaur fossils unearthed while digging the lake)

Marina: (800) 590-LAKE

Bracken Bird Farm, Redlands (909) 792-6735

Orange Empire Rail Museum
On “A” St. in Perris.

Riverside Art Museum
3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside
(951) 684-7111

California Museum of Photography
3824 Main St., Riverside
(951) 787-4787

San Bernardino Co. Museum, Redlands (909) 307-2669

Children’s Museums:

Fender Museum of Music & the Arts, Corona (909) 735-2440

Kidzone, Riverside Co. Youth Mus.
123 S. Carmelita, Hemet
(951) 765-1223

Chino Youth Museum (909) 464-0499

Air Museums:

Planes of Fame, Chino (909) 597-3722

March Field Museum, Riverside (951) 697-6602

Places to Go:


Redland Bowl Summer Music Festival (909) 793-7316

Lincoln Shrine is right behind Bowl.
AK Smiley Library is adjacent to Bowl.

UCR Botanic Gardens
Follow Campus Circle around to Lot 10, turn right, go past self-park and turn right up the hill for Garden parking.


Callaway Golf tour, Carlsbad (619) 931-1771

Fleetwood RVs, Riverside (800) 444-4905

Graber Olives, Ontario (800) 996-5483

Voortman Cookies, Bloomington (909) 877-8471

Hidden Valley Wildlife Area Riverside (951) 785-7452

Winchester Cheese, Winchester


Irvine Regional Park (horses, train) (714) 633-8033

Yucaipa Regional Park (camping, waterslide, fishing) (909) 790-3127

Hunter Hobby Park - Miniature train rides on 2nd and 4th Sundays - Intersection of Columbia and Iowa, Riverside (951) 779-9024

Indoor rock climbing:

Hangar 18, Upland (909) 931-5991