54540 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CAhttp://www.thefiresideinn.com951-659-2966
Jazz in the Pines Festival
52500 Temecula Roadhttp://www.idyllwildjazz.com(951) 659-2171A Jazz Festival to raise scholarship funds for Idyllwild's arts academy and the summer program and to promote the American art form of Jazz.
54274 North Circle Drivehttp://www.wooleys.com(951) 659-0017Welcome to Wooley's, where we specialize in sheepskin products such as, sheepskin slippers and boots, sheepskin seat covers and steering wheel covers, and sheepskin animal miniatures. We also offer a large selection of cowboy hats and winter hats. Cowhide rugs are also a popular item in our store. We offer other home decorations as well. such as lambskin throws and pillows.
54750 North Circle Drivehttp://www.cafearoma.org(951) 659-5212Idyllwild's funnest and funkiest fine dining establishment, Cafe Aroma is the hot spot in Idyllwild. Join us for espresso - freshly made with Wild Rock beans custom-roasted for Cafe Aroma - and one of our world-famous scones in the morning. Or, take in the clean mountain air and panoramic view of Tahquitz Peak while enjoying a relaxing lunch on our free wi-fi enabled deck...the inspiration of Aroma's owner, Hubert Halkin, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at UCSD.
54245 North Circle Drivehttp://www.highergroundscoffee.com(951) 659-1379Enjoy a delicious cup of 100% organic and fair trade coffee while relaxing in a friendly atmosphere in the beautiful Idyllwild community.
54381 Ridge View Drivegastrognome.com(951) 659-5055Thank you for visiting the cyber home of the Restaurant Gastrognome, or as we commonly say, the Gnome. We are located about a mile high and located exactly in the center of our small village of Idyllwild, California.
The Creek House
54905 North Circle Drivehttp://creekhouseidyllwild.com(951) 659-0686The Creek House is Idyllwild’s classic creekside dinner house, serving steaks, seafood, salad bar, pastas and more. Offering a full bar with cocktails, beer and wine, happy hour, and a lounge menu.
Winchester Cheese Co
32605 Holland Roadhttp://winchestercheese.com(951) 926-4239We take pride in making "Gouda" (Goudse Kaas) Boere Kaas in Winchester, California in the same traditional way as it has been done by our families back home in Holland for many, many generations.
26290 California 243http://www.themountainrestaurant.com(714) 747-9288Customized Catering Menus are available for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Hors D'oeuvres We have menus to suit every occasion and budget from private dinners at home for 6 special people to large fundraisers up to 200 people. Now that we are mobile we can bring delicious fresh natural food to your event anywhere in Southern California from Los Angeles to Palm Springs to San Diego
Mount San Jacinto State Park
25905 Highway 243http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=636(951) 659-2607Mount San Jacinto State Park encompasses the weathered granite summit of Mount San Jacinto at 10834 ft above sea level the second highest mountain range in Southern California. It is close to both Los Angeles and San Diego.
54000 Riverside Co Plygrnd Rd , Idyllwild, CA 92549http://www.rivcoparks.org/parks/idyllwild/idyllwild-park-home(951) 659-2656Idyllwild Park is located less than 1 mile north of the quaint village of Idyllwild at the end of Riverside County Playground Road. The park has 202 acres of beautiful open space, mature forest, breathtaking hiking trails, and a wonderful nature center. In the past, Idyllwild was recognized as America’s cleanest forest and is the perfect place for family and friends.
The Hub Cyclery
54425 North Circle Drivehttp://hubcyclery.com/index.html(951) 659-4070Purveyors of Fine Bikes at 5500 ft. Rentals, repairs and rides
The Lemon Lily Festival
54325 North Circle Drivehttp://lemonlilyfestival.com(951) 659-3259The Lemon lily restoration project is a collaborative effort between Idyllwild residents and the Forest Service. The Forest Service is working on a plan to restore the lilies on National Forest and Wilderness lands, while local citizens with the help of the Lemon Lily Festival subcommittee on restoration are undertaking the effort on privately held lands.
Living Free Animal Sanctuary
54250 Keen Camp Roadhttp://living-free.org(951) 659-4684Living Free is a donor supported non-profit animal sanctuary. We are located in the pristine San Jacinto mountains above the desert floor, near Idyllwild. We provide spacious yards and walking trails for the dogs, and playrooms filled with climbers, toys and beds for the comfort of the cats. There are no cages.
Little Yellow Rose Ranch
64710 Pinyon Flts Tran Sta Rd , Mountain Center, CA 92561http://littleyellowroseranch.com(951) 541-1221JUST UP THE MOUNTAIN FROM PALM SPRINGS, PALM DESERT, LA QUINTA, INDIO, HEMET, TEMECULA, MURRIETA AND MENIFEE. WHERE THE WEATHER IS ALWAYS RIGHT... JOIN US FOR WESTERN STYLE TRAIL RIDES WITH GREAT EQUESTRIAN SERVICES AND GREAT FUN
1233 Palm Canyon Drivehttp://www.californiaoverland.com(760) 767-1232California Overland takes you deep amongst the cactus and canyons of the incredible Anza-Borrego desert in open-air jeeps and former military vehicles. Get ready for rugged adventure in an amazing terrain rich in beauty, history and natural wonder that’s a less than 90-mile scenic drive from downtown San Diego.
54415 North Circle Drivehttp://www.joshuatreevillage.com/515/nv.htm(951) 659-4853Welcome to Joshua Tree's well-stocked and friendly gear shop. climbing shoe rentals · guidebooks · topo-maps · local info · climbing gear · hiking boots · backpacking equipment · camping gear · mountaineering equipment · travel accessories · desert wear · climbing clothes · outdoor tech wear.
Tahquitz Peak Lookout
http://www.nationalforestassociation.org/tahquitz.php(909) 225-1025Tahquitz was a working fire lookout until the end of the 1993 fire season and reopened October 1998 staffed by volunteers. The 4.5-mile hike to the lookout through the San Jacinto Wilderness offers some of the most beautiful vistas in Southern California including the Salton Sea.
Film & Theater
Idyllwild Independent Festival of Cinema
54290 North Circle Drivehttp://idyllwildinternationalfestivalofcinema.com(951) 659-2747Welcome to Idyllwild, California and the Greatest Little Festival on Earth, the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema.
Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre
27400 Ramona Bowl Roadhttp://www.ramonabowl.com(951) 658-3111The Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre and "Ramona", the longest running Outdoor Drama in the United States and the Official California State Play.
Museums & Galleries
Idyllwild Area Historical Society
54470 North Circle Drivehttp://www.idyllwildhistory.org(951) 659-2717The mission of IAHS is to preserve the history of Idyllwild and neighboring communities in the San Jacinto Mountains, to maintain artifacts thereof in a manner accessible to the public and to promote public awareness of local history for the enrichment of visitors and residents.
Idyllwild Nature Center
54000 County Park Rd , Idyllwild, CA 92549http://www.rivcoparks.org/education/idyllwild-nature-center/idyllwild-nature-center(951) 659-3850Idyllwild Nature Center offers field study trips, environmental education programs and guided tours by appointment. Programs focus on mountain ecology, habitats, flora and fauna, Cahuilla Native culture and the history of the San Jacinto Mountains. Each program can be tailored to fit your specific needs or interests. Nature walks and natural history lectures are offered during the summer. Every Saturday June through August the center offers Junior Naturalist Programs. This children’s program includes a forest nature walk, snacks, and work books.
Hamilton Museum & Ranch Foundation
39420 Contreras Roadhttp://www.hamiltonmuseum.org(951) 763-1350Experience the rich history of Anza Valley, California by taking a step back in time, discovering what it was like to live in the mountain communities before paved roads or electricity.
The Gilman Historic Ranch & Wagon Museum
1901 W. Wilson Streethttp://www.rivcoparks.org/historic-sites/gilman/gilman-historic-ranch-and-wagon-museum-main-page(951) 922-9200The Gilman Historic Ranch and Wagon Museum preserves, celebrates, and interprets the late 1800’s history of California, from the Cahuilla Indians to the exploration and settlement of southern California and the San Gorgonio Pass, including the homestead ranch of James Marshall Gilman.
Coachella Valley History Museum
82616 Miles Avenuehttp://www.coachellavalleymuseum.org(760) 342-6651The Coachella Valley History Museum seeks to share the unique history of the desert and the pioneers who forged through the difficult environment to create the home it is to so many today.
Western Center for Archaeology & Paleontology
2345 Searl Parkwayhttp://www.beachcalifornia.com/hemet-archaeology-museum.html(951) 791-0033This most impressive museum, located in the San Jacinto Valley, is designed for Education, Research, Exhibitions & Curations. Wonderful Native American artifacts and a 9,000-year-old piece of pottery add to the sensational surprises you'll see when you visit.
The Desert Sun Science Center & Astrocamp
26800 Saunders Meadow Road, Idyllwild, CAhttp://www.desertsunschool.com/astrocamp/astro.html(951) 659-6062 The Desert Sun Science Center is the home of Astrocamp, a physical and earth sciences program with an emphasis on astronomy and the exploration of the universe. Students in grades 4 through 12 learn about the mysteries of the heavens through hands-on experiments and study. Kids also have access to a variety of high-powered telescopes, video telescopes and giant binoculars. Students are bused in with chaperones from both private and public schools.
3852 Main Streethttp://www.earthnfire.net(508) 240-2529Idyllwild Earth And Fire Now you can design and paint your own pottery, dinnerware, and kitchen tiles in our beautiful, rustic studio. And it's so easy! There’s no artistic ability needed! Achieve stunning results with our special glazes, use our stamps, stencils or just go for it and paint. Kid’s hand prints our specialty.