Idyllwild, California

Mile High Paradise


Art Alliance of Idyllwild – – Idyllwild Deer Sightings is a trail of 21 painted deer sculptures celebrating the uniqueness and history of Idyllwild. Begun in 2013, the herd is being expanded during 2018 to a total of 47. Painted by local AAI artists and scattered throughout town, use the “Deer Sightings Maps” to see them all. Maps are available at the Idyllwild Area Historical Society, the Town Crier and the AAI Art Visitors Center. (Photo Credit: Jonie Millhouse)

Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program

52500 Temecula Rd. • (951) 659-2171 – Idyllwild Arts Foundation’s mission is changing lives through the transformative power of art, and both Idyllwild Arts Academy and the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program bring about those changes. The Academy is a residential high school where each student specializes in one of seven different arts disciplines while taking a full load of college-prep academic classes. The Summer Program teaches numerous art forms to artists of all ages and skill levels.

The Golden Nugget Bar & Grill

25980 Highway 243 • (951) 418-1013 or (714) 924-6414
The Golden Nugget Bar & Grill is the “go-to” restaurant for tasty bites, beer & wine, and our creative cocktails. Enjoy our indoor and outdoor pool tables for a fun game of pool in any season! Find us on the corner of Highway 243 and Pine Crest Ave. in Idyllwild.

Idyllwild Earth ‘N’ Fire

Upstairs in The Fort • (951) 659-4481 – What’s There To Do In Idyllwild? PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY! We’re not just a store … we’re a great ACTIVITY for the entire family. Kids’ hand-prints a specialty.

Idyllwild Yarn Shop

Upstairs in the Fort • (951) 659-4481
Featuring Malabrigo, Noro, Araucania, Huasco, Schulana, and locally raised Alpaca. Merino, cashmere, mulberry silk, llama, and sock yarns. Addi needles and crochet hooks. Everything you need for your next knitting adventure!

Idyllwild Massage Therapyidyllwild-massage

54445 North Circle Dr. • (619) 646-0603 – Idyllwild Massage, a beautiful location, fireplaces, relaxing music, complimentary Aroma Therapy. Come deeply relax, leave your cares behind. Therapeutic massage to sooth away your aches and pains. Please visit me at my new location!

Fern Creek Medical Centerfern-creek

54910 Pine Crest Ave. • (951) 659-9912 – Traditional family practice and therapeutic lifestyle medicine are brought together to offer patients the tools to improve their quality of life and overall health. Beyond the standard of care.

Living Free Animal SanctuaryPrint

54250 Keen Camp Rd., Mountain Center • (951) 659-4687 – Daily 11am-4pm except Wednesday. We are a nonprofit, no-kill sanctuary rescuing dogs & cats from shelters and finding them homes. Visit our open catteries and unique kennels-in-the-round, set on the property’s scenic 160 acres.

Idyllwild Area Historical Museumiahs

54470 North Circle Dr. • (951) 659-2717 – Public museum preserving the history of Idyllwild and the San Jacinto Mountains, housed in a 1930s vacation cabin. Admission free. Open weekends & holidays all year, plus expanded summer schedule.

Artspresso/Divine Scents

54380 North Circle Dr. • (760) 797-5602 – A treat for your senses. Come in and get nosey with our candles. Set your sights on fine art from artist Gerry High and other local and not-so-local artists. Enjoy our handmade pottery, glassware and gifts. Email:

Everitt’s Minerals & Gallery

54300 North Circle Dr. • (951) 659-7075 – Gemstone and fossil jewelry by Lapidaries/Silversmiths Janet and Larry Everitt; fossils, minerals and original antique Japanese Woodblock Prints. Fine crafts by local artisans, ceramics, gourd art and woodcarvings.

Alpenglow Lilac Gardens

25025 Fern Valley Rd. • (951) 659-9711 – Visit our Lilac Gardens from April to mid May (by appointment only The rest of the year). Plants also available for purchase. Closed Monday & Tuesday.

Lemon Lily & Jack

54240 Ridgeview Dr. Suite 101 • (619) 549-8940
The Healing Art of Skincare ~ Holistic European facials that nourish the skin and feed your spirit. Gentle waxing ~ Enzyme peels ~ Aromatherapy ~ Nature-based skin care products. (By appointment only.)

Idyllwild Town Crier

54405 North Circle Dr. • (951) 659-2145 – Newspaper and local area information. Stop by for our complimentary visitor information publications: the local newspaper (serving the Hill communities since 1946), area maps, plus locally made, unique gifts. Service include: Copies, faxes, document scanning, graphic design, professional printing, advertising and marketing, writing and photography.