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Road trip 2018

Scary road glad it wasn’t busy nice views but was busy watching the road ❤️ pumping drive don’t... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Drive in the mountains

Go up the Waterman 138 hwy, across the Rim of the world scenic drive and stop off in Lake Arrowhead... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Rick S
San Bernardino, California
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A popular alpine drive route, 101 miles long, running from San Bernardino to Big Bear Lake.
San Bernardino, CA
+1 909-382-2790
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scary road glad it wasn’t busy nice views but was busy watching the road ❤️ pumping drive don’t know if I’ll drive it again

Thank MaryM6979
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

2  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

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

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The road is mostly divided, with plenty of spots to pull off for viewing and pictures. It is well policed, so stay close to posted speed.

1  Thank trippin58
Reviewed 3 January 2018

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.

Thank Mary Beth N
Reviewed 31 October 2017

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

1  Thank KatWat39
Reviewed 9 October 2017

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.

Thank OsiyaGal
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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!

1  Thank execforkids1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

if you are near here take this road up at daytime go back down at night it is super cool.drive slow its a long way downloads of places to pull over for pics enjoy the views.

1  Thank 705paddy
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Ande H
26 February 2017|
Response from browndogtrvlr | Reviewed this property |
Depends on he weather, is there is snow in the forecast you might want to pass unless you have chains.