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Idyllwild overview

Idyllwild is a friendly locale known for its live music and natural features, and surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and forests. You'll enjoy the ample café and dining options, along with outdoor areas for rock climbing and hiking. Spend a relaxing day at Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium when the weather is nice. Popular sights like Desert Hills Premium Outlets and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway won't disappoint. Whatever you're into, Idyllwild has something for you.

Where to stay in Idyllwild

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Idyllwild has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Idyllwild with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Idyllwild hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Idyllwild hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Idyllwild

Fly in to Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from downtown Idyllwild. Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 50.3 mi (80.9 km) away.

What to see around Idyllwild

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Desert View Trail
  • • Willis Palms Trail
  • • Cactus to Clouds
A top draw is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre
  • • Malki Museum
  • • Gilman Historic Ranch and Wagon Museum
  • • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • • Annenberg Theatre
Its forests, mountain views, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Idyllwild Nature Center
  • • Idyllwild Park
  • • San Jacinto Peak
  • • Cabazon Park
  • • Lake Hemet
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Desert Hills Premium Outlets
  • • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium
  • • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • • Palm Springs Air Museum

When to visit Idyllwild

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 30°F night
  • April-June: 76°F day, 32°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 45°F night
  • October-December: 76°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 14.21 inches
  • April-June: 2.05 inches
  • July-September: 2.20 inches
  • October-December: 7.40 inches