Small town life in the USA takes on a whole new meaning in beautiful Julian, CA. A sleepy town of just 1502 people, Julian CA is an official California Historical Landmark dotted with pine and oak trees and lined with antiquarian buildings. The picturesque Julian CA attracts tourists, recreationalists, and antique lovers alike offering a quaint, hometown culture reminiscent of past decades. Be swept away to a time where Main Street was the place to be and everybody knew your name.
Julian, California Activities
Wine tasting, shopping, dining, and more – Julian CA has it all. An antiquer and shopper's dream, Julian CA boasts a plethora of shops featuring old timey items like salt water taffy, vinyl records, and vintage clothing as well as the one thing that makes Julian CA world famous – its apple pie! Apples have been a staple of Julian CA's economy since the late 1800's when James Madison brought a wagon load of apple trees up into the mountains. Still flourishing today, visitors to Julian CA can try out any variation of apple pies, tarts, ciders, candied apples, apple butters and more! They can also experience picking the apples as Julian CA features over 10 apple orchards chock full of delicious Julian apples. This activity proves fun for the whole family and very rewarding when baking your own homemade apple pie. Those looking for a relaxing, rural adventure away from the hustle of city life will find exactly what they need in Julian. A small town experience as American as apple pie awaits!
Julian, California Hotels
Julian CA offers three hotels, but those looking for something closer to San Diego will find Ayres Lodge Alpine offers the best in accommodations and service. Just an hour's drive from Julian CA, Ayres Lodge Alpine features deluxe guestrooms complete with triple sheeted Ayres Dream Sleeper beds, flat screen TVs and more! Also included in your stay are a complimentary breakfast, WIFI, parking, and shuttle service to/ from Viejas Casino & Outlets. Start with a relaxing visit to Julian CA then make your way slowly back into the melee of city life with a stopover at Ayres Lodge Alpine.