​Reasons To Visit Borrego Springs In Winter

It was only earlier this year that Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort was mentioned by Thrillist in their 10 Reasons You Should Trade The Ocean For A Desert Road Trip This Spring article but we thought with the ideal desert trip months upon us, we would revisit some of the best reasons to visit Borrego Springs, especially if you’re a San Diegan looking for a change of pace this winter!

The desert is closer than you think! In less than two hours, San Diego residents can find themselves amongst the otherworldly badlands of Borrego Springs. The drive winds its way through picturesque mountain views and the historic town of Julian, where you can eat an unforgettable piece of apple pie, visit gold mines or orchards, or shop along the main street where new businesses inhabit buildings dating back to 1870.

The detours are lovely but so is the ultimate destination. Much more than vast expanses of sand and shrubs, the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is home to a multitude of wildflowers. Everything you need to know about the Borrego wildflowers can be found at http://theabf.org/wildflowers. There is even a wildflower hotline you can call to get the latest information!

We have previously highlighted the hiking, wildlife, and unparalleled night skies in Borrego Springs but the state desert park also boasts 85,000 acres of sand dunes that are ideal for off-roading. The Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area is home to off-roading areas such as Blowsand Hill, Devil’s Slide, and Barrel Springs that offer ATV and 4-wheel enthusiasts memorable terrain and challenging trails.

All of these attractions and the colder winter months are the perfect reasons to visit Palm Canyon Hotel & RV Resort or Borrego Valley Inn, so what are you waiting for? Visit http://highwaywestvacations.com/ to book your stay today!

Happy Holidays and travels from the Highway West Vacations team.