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Hotels in San Bernardino near San Manuel Amphitheater

San Manuel Amphitheater Introduction

As the biggest outdoor music venue in the country, San Manuel Amphitheater has been hosting major festivals and performances since 1982, when the site was redeveloped to host the iconic US Festival. Owned by concert giant Live Nation, the seasonal amphitheater, operating from April through November and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest, has a capacity of 65,000 people for its’ designated seating and lawn space. The nearby area offers plenty of places to eat and drink, including multiple fast food options.

Hotels near San Manuel Amphitheater

There’s a wide range of accommodations offered near San Manuel Amphitheater. Some of the closest 3-star hotels feature outdoor pools and fitness rooms, along with restaurants and bars. Even more economical options are available, such as motels, cabins, and camping resorts in the surrounding forests. If you’d like to miss the crowds and higher hotel prices, try to avoid visiting San Bernardino during the summer from June through September. The weather is cooler in the spring and fall, and hotel costs will also be lower. You’ll find the best bargains in winter although average temperatures stay in the high sixties.

Where to stay near San Manuel Amphitheater

San Manuel Amphitheater is in San Bernardino’s Devore neighborhood, a residential area that’s home to Glen Helen Raceway and 1,340-acre Glen Helen Regional Park, as well as a few local restaurants. You'll find the majority of nearby hotels and eateries south of the venue in the Kendall/Hudson district, which is also home to the Robert V. Fullerton Museum of Art located at California State University. One of the city’s most popular areas is Valley View, due to its close proximity to family oriented Splash Kingdom Waterpark. There’s plenty of shopping, craft breweries, restaurants, and fast food options.

Things to see near San Manuel Amphitheater

San Manuel Amphitheater is on the edge of San Bernardino National Forest, where’ll you find both summer and winter activities such as fishing, hiking, and skiing. The Original McDonald’s Site and Museum, 11.6 miles away, displays plenty of restaurant memorabilia. You can take in a baseball game at San Manuel Stadium, home to the Inland Empires 66ers California League and Cal Sate San Bernardino Coyotes National Collegiate Athletic Association teams. It’s located 13 miles from the venue in downtown San Bernardino. The San Bernardino History and Railroad Museum, also 13 miles away, may be a good choice for train enthusiasts.

How to get to San Manuel Amphitheater

On the outskirts of northern San Bernardino, the easiest way to reach San Manuel Amphitheater is by car, and it's close to the junction of Interstates 15 and 215. The city offers a network of buses connecting major tourist attractions but they don’t run as far as the amphitheater. The closest bus stop is 5.3 miles away. San Bernardino International Airport, 15.9 miles away, and Ontario International Airport, 17.9 miles from the venue, are the most convenient regional airports. If you’re traveling by train, San Bernardino Station, 12.9 miles away in the city center, is the nearest Amtrak terminal.