Nestled amid the San Bernardino Mountains, the Lake Arrowhead is a spectacular spot for recreation as well as significant for industrial purposes. Providing irrigation to San Bernardino County, the artificial lake is used extensively for sailing. Its picturesque environs are an ideal picnic spot for families for friends.
Sheltered in the seemingly tropical terrains of Southern California, Lake Arrowhead is a tourist getaway in a postcard-like setting. Surrounding a lake of the same name, this much admirable territory is guarded by coniferous trees and the rocky San Bernardino mountains which are often clad in a thick layer of snow in the colder months. Numerous resorts and cabins enclose the perimeter of the lake, and the tall pines and calm, deep blue lake waters make for a picturesque environment that is steeped in tranquility. Trekking, skiing, backpacking and fishing in this area are popular activities among locals and tourists alike. Although the site is shrouded in unabashed natural beauty, Lake Arrowhead is also a cultural and communal nexus, a vibrant hive of soulful musical performances, and events centered around art and local traditions.
Glen Helen Raceway is the place to be of you've got a thrill for speed, and don't mind getting covered in dirt. An adrenaline-pumping, winding dirt bike track, this is the venue for some of the most intense dirt bike races in the city. Comprising a series of sharp turns, bumps, jumps this track poses to challenge to both, man and machine. When the track is not hosting races or events, it is open for thrill-seekers to stop by and practice a few moves of their own.
This little museum in Victorville is dedicated to the story of the U.S. Route 66, on of the earliest and most popular highways in the country. Three rooms within the museum display an intriguing collection of artifacts from neon signs and road signboards to motorcycles, vintage cars and more. Also on display is a collection of photographs documenting the impact of the highway on the towns it passed through. Check website for more.