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Recent California reviews

  • The Golf Guru's

    "Stayed two weeks at this amazing home. Awesome yard and pool area with 2 outdoor gas fireplaces/fire pit, dining table, bar and barbecue units and loads of outdoor furniture. Private, quiet, gated, serene. Beautifully decorated inside and out and very clean with all the appointments (i.e 2 coffee units and blender). 12 minutes to Old Town and about the same to Ralph's. Highly recommend and owner was easy to deal with and local people to assist."
    Guest: The Golf Guru's Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 8, 2015
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  • Family Christmasa 2014

    "The setting was fabulous - had the roar of the ocean and a sandy beach right off the patio. The hot tub and trampoline were an added bonus. Chris was incredibly accommodating with any of our requests right down to providing us with a basketball AND a potato masher for our mashed potatoes for Christmas dinner. Absolutely would recommend this beach house. Location is ideal - halfway between LA and San Diego and close to Huntington and Laguna Beaches. Our family LOVED it!"
    Guest: Wan Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 10, 2015
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  • charm and location

    "Spacious old Victorian well appointed and comfortable. Yard well equipped for kids, pets. Well stocked with the essentials. Shopping nearby, BART an easy walk."
    Guest: Nicky Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 31, 2014
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  • Perfect

    "Sunset Terrace is the perfect getaway, and a great location for visiting Joshua Tree National Park. The house had everything we needed to feel at home immediately. It was very clean and stocked with the basics that you don't like to buy on vacation, like condiments and cleaning products. It is also bigger than it appears in pictures. We would highly recommend this home to anyone looking for hiking adventures or quiet getaways!"
    Guest: Family Vacation Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
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Inland Empire Travel Tips

Inland Empire Vacation Rentals for a Great Trip

Inland Empire in California is a beautiful area located to the north of San Diego County and just west of Palm Springs. Surrounded by hills and mountain ranges with a few natural passes, the area measures around 60 miles from north to south and 50 miles from east to west. It is one of the few places where you are less than an hour’s drive from both the beach and the ski resorts. The impressive peaks around the Inland Empire area reach over 10,000 feet, making it a great area for outdoor activities throughout the year. Keep an eye open for the wild donkeys too!

The Major Advantages of Inland Empire Vacation Rentals

Choosing a vacation rental home that is right for you and your family is one of the most important parts of your vacation. Look for a rental vacation home that is in the right location to cut down on unnecessary driving and close to all the amenities that your family may be looking for. If you plan on dining out, local towns nearby with a choice of restaurants are important. For those planning to cook their own meals, a supermarket may be more essential. Choose a rental home which has sufficient bedrooms and bathrooms to give everyone their own space, preferably without using the pull-out sofa in the living area. Finally, look for an Inland Empire vacation home that has the amenities you require. A hot tub, game room, children’s play area or even kayaks and bicycles may all provided with some vacation homes, making them excellent values.

Things to do From Your Inland Empire Lodging

The area around Inland Empire offers a wide range of outdoor activities for visitors. Hiking in the hills is a popular pastime along with horseback riding and mountain biking. The area also lends itself to motorcycling and ATV riding. During the winter months, there is plenty of snow at the higher elevations so visitors can go skiing, snow tubing and snowboarding. For a day of leisure and pampering, choose a day at a local spa.

Getting to the Inland Empire Region

There are several airports serving the Inland Empire region. The John Wayne Airport at Santa Ana is approximately 66 miles drive from the area. San Diego International Airport is 75 miles away and Los Angeles International Airport is 98 miles away.

Neighborhoods to Visit Around Inland Empire Vacation Homes

Some delightful neighborhoods to visit in the Inland Empire area include Lake Arrowhead vaction rentals, a pristine lakeside village with boating and fishing, a water park and a children’s museum.

Idyllwild lives up to its charming name as it is nestled in the pine forests of the San Jacinto mountains. The town is quiet and peaceful with specialty shops and locally owned restaurants. It is a great place for taking some hikes into the mountains too. Close to the town, the Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks attract both amateur and professional rock climbers.

One final popular recommendation is a trip to Big Bear Lake rentals where boating, sailing, kayaking and other watersports can be enjoyed in this beautiful unspoiled area. Close by is Big Bear Park which is home to a number of rescued animals.

Weather and Climate at the Inland Empire

The Inland Empire area is generally hot and sunny during the summer with temperatures in the valleys reaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The mountains are cooler and more pleasant for recreational activities. Most rainfall is during the winter months when it falls as snow on the higher ground.

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