Guest cottages are surrounded by flower gardens, good for a romantic trip. There can be croquet, tennis, a swimming pool, whirlpool and a health spa. Nearby sights embrace the Del Mar race observe, buying, galleries, eating places and several other beaches. There’s one thing special about cozy mountain cities that inspire peace and serenity, and Idyllwild is one of them. The small city is just a few hours drive Northeast of San Diego, and is nestled within the alpine forest high up in the San Jacinto Mountains.