Things to See & Do
Afternoon Tea     Apple Orchards     Apple Pies    
Art Galleries   Beading  Biking     Bird Watching     Boating    
Camel Dairy    Camping    Carriage Rides     Casinos   Day Drives
Desert & Town Tours     Dining      Fishing    
 Gold Mine & Gold Panning    Gold Mine & Train Ride
Hiking   Historic Skits    Historic Sites    History Hunt  
Horseback Riding     Indian Mission   Lodging   Music Old Time Photos   Picnics     Pioneer Museum Shopping  Sky Sailing     Star Gazing   Theatre  Tourmaline Mine
Wine Tasting     Wolf Center

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Afternoon Tea

Julian Tea & Cottage Arts
Tea is served daily in a charming turn-of-the-century home.  Afternoon Tea consists of finger sandwiches, scone with whipped cream, homemade jam and dessert.
(760) 765-0832
2124 Third Street

Apple Orchards

Apple Pies

Apple Alley Bakery
Serving a variety of homemade apple pies, pastries and cookies.  Lunch menu includes potpies, calzone, soup, sandwiches and salad.
(760) 765-2532
2122 Main Street

Julian Pie Company
Locally owned family business specializing in apple pies and cider donuts.  Some 17,000 trees provide apples for pies at our Julian and Santa Ysabel locations.
(760) 765-2449 or (760) 765-2400
2225 Main Street, Julian or 21976 Highway 79, Santa Ysabel

Momís Pies
Through the front window, watch Momís bakers lovingly prepare pies and baked goods for you.  Steaming soups and sandwiches served on freshly baked whole-wheat buns.
(760) 765-2472
2119 Main Street

Art Galleries

Apple Blossom
A store for everyone!  Apple Blossom features handmade arts and crafts from some of the best artisans in and around San Diego County.
(760) 765-1807
7411 Highway 79, P.O. Box 1718, Julian, CA  92036

Art Elite
Art Elite, stylish, smart and slightly snobbish.  Gallery / studio located on Van Duesen Road in Julian, holds a spirited collection of art objects and wearable art created by a variety of selected artists.
(760) 765-1774

Banner Queen Gallery
Artwork by Robert Freeman and Julian artists.  Open Fridays through Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.
(760) 765-2168
36766 Highway 78, P.O. Box 575, Julian, CA  92036

Falcon Gallery
Limited edition prints books, jewelry, home accents and gifts. Our childrenís room features educational supplies and books.
(760) 765-1509
2015A Main Street

Old Julian Photography Gallery
Color and black & white photos of Julian, wildlife, wildflowers, landscapes, sunsets, snow scenes, mountains, rusty old things, wooden frame custom made from old barn wood.
2000 Main Street, #102,  P.O. Box 311, Julian, CA 92036

Santa Ysabel Art Gallery
Exhibiting regional contemporary and traditional artists in all media with emphasis on California style plein air painting and local artist James Hubbell.  Located in historic and picturesque Hillyer house.
(760) 765-1676
30352 Highway 78, Santa Ysabel

The Skagen Ranch Studio
Housed in a historic barn, the Skagen Ranch Studio offers fine art from Africa, India, Romania and other countries around the world.  Please call for directions.
(252) 671-3727
P.O. Box 1557 Julian, CA 92036

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Annually hosts "Velo & Vino Julian", a five-day bicycling retreat with wine tastings and the "Mount Laguna Bicycle Classic" both in April.
(888) 917-1117

R & B Bicycle Club
Bicycle events in the beautiful San Diego County back country.  Both road and mountain bike events.  Presently we offer four events per year.
(760) 765-1598

Bird Watching

The Birdwatcher
Everything for people who love wild birds.  Featuring birdhouses, bird feed, bird feeders, books, music, apparel, gifts for the garden & much more!  Visit us in the heart of historic downtown Julian or shop online.
(760) 765-1817
2775 B Street, Julian, CA 92036


Lake Cuyamaca -
Open 7 days a week from 6 a.m. until sunset. Fishing permits - $6 for adults - $3.50 for kids (8 through 15) You will need a California State Fishing License if you are 16 years of age or older. Motorboat rentals - $40 all day - $30 after 1 p.m. Rowboats - $15 all day - $12 after 1 p.m.
(760) 765-0515 (877) 581-9904
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA  92036

Camel Dairy

Oasis Camel Dairy
PRODUCTS: Hand-crafted camel milk soap, lotions and camel milk chocolate.
VISIT: Tours, camel rides and events.  Located between Ramona and Julian on Highway 78.
(760) 787-0983
26757 Old Julian Highway, Ramona, CA 92065


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Carriage Rides

Ahl's Photography
Mini-Horse drawn carriage rides, includes pictures if requested. Available for parties & special events.
(951) 445-0924
26235 Palm Tree Lane, Murrieta, CA 92563

Main Street Carriage Company
Historic 15 minute narrated tour of downtown Julian on a horse-drawn surrey.  We are able to accommodate large group tours.  Available for parties or special events.
(760) 765-0438
Corner of Main and Washington


Santa Ysabel Casino
Escape to a hidden getaway with intimate gaming, breathtaking views and the best craft beer. Santa Ysabel Casino features upscale facilities with friendly service and over 350 of the most popular slots, Blackjack, 3-Card Poker and Pai-gow. The 7 Oaks Taproom offers 20 local craft brews as well as full cocktail service. Enjoy top-shelf dining at reasonable prices in the Orchard restaurant, open 7am to 10pm every day.
Open 7 days a week Sunday Ė Thursday: 6:30am-2am Friday & Saturday: 24 hours(760) 787-0909
25575 Highway 79, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

Viejas Enterprises
Viejas provides gaming, dining, shopping and entertainment, San Diego's most entertaining destination just 25 miles from downtown Julian.
(619) 445-5400
5000 Willows Road, Alpine, CA  91901

Desert & Town Tours

California Overland, LLC
Adventure calls!  Explore the Anza-Borrego desert on 2 and 4 hour tours, overnight camping trips or full 30+ hour excursions aboard ex-military troop carriers.  Private jeep tours also.
(866) 639-7567, (760) 767-1232
1233 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA  92004

David Lewis Historic Tours of Julian
Guided tours, Julian history, Julian Cemetery History, Black History, and custom tours are currently available.
P.O. Box 32, Julian, CA  92036

Enthrall, Inc.
Provides Julian 1870s Gold Rush Tours and field trips, including the musical Gold Hill, town site guided tour, Eagle Mine tour & lunch.
(760) 782-9202

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Visit during mid-week to enjoy the quiet and peaceful historic town and beautiful countryside.

Julian Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 1866, 2129 Main Street, Julian, CA  92036
(760) 765-1857