“Idyllwild is a small town of about 3,000 people, nestled in the San Jacinto Mountains at an elevation of 5,400 feet, about a 50-mile drive from much of the Coachella Valley. Not only is the area beautiful; the temperatures can be about 25-30 degrees cooler than those in the desert cities.

Known for its art and once the summer home of the Cahuilla Indians, Idyllwild is a wonderful place to break away from the desert heat and enjoy hiking, camping, mountain biking, rock climbing, horseback riding—and so much more…”

Grotto at Strawberry Creek

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