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Go up the Waterman 138 hwy, across the Rim of the world scenic drive and stop off in Lake Arrowhead for lunch, then come down the 330 hwy thru Running Springs.
If you want a longer drive you can go over to Big Bear Lake...More
If you are planning on going to LA and then heading inland to Palm Springs, I absolutely recommend driving up into the San Bernadino Hills and taking the the ROWH. It will add time on to your journey but its so worth it. Lots of...More
My wife and I drove up there in February to get away from the smog and the noise of the valley. Unfortunately, the traffic is pretty thick on the off-season and the smog is just higher up. The views are extraordinary, with the exception of...More
The views from this highway is amazing and breathtaking no matter what season. California has the fantastic geographical land formations to allow you to go to the mountains to ski and 30 minutes later, you can be in summery weather to barbecue in San Bernardino.
This highway is carved along side of the mountain, so you feel that you are almost hanging off the edge as you drive up the mountain. Very curvy. Gorgeous views when we started.
But, it became foggy and difficult to see the lines in the...More
Road work was ongoing while I was there, but expected as it must get done before winter weather sets in. However, the delays were minimal and the drive was still spectacular. Lots of places to stop along the way, both little settlements and walking/hiking trails.
We live in Big Bear Lake and sometimes we have to use Rim of the World Highway. We've been driving mountain roads for 20 years but this highway is still scary to me. I'm always afraid that we're going to go over the edge!