Plan a trip to scenic Wrightwood and have fun driving along Angels Crest highway

Huge evergreen trees line the streets, travel images

Restaurants in Wrightwood are set amongst tall pine trees.

Wrightwood, California, USA
Latitude: 34.3610, Longtitude: -117.6339
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Angels Crest Highway is a fun road in San Gabriel mountains north of Los Angeles. It is truly drivers paradise with twists and turns, uphills and downhills. There are always many motorbikes and classic cars here, especially on the weekends. The road climbs all the way to 8,000 feet and in winter months can be closed. So when you plan a trip to Angels Crest always check the weather. Small but scenic Wrigthwood is a small community that welcomes many visitors. It is off the beaten path, not many people visiting LA think about exploring Angels Crest.

Plan a trip to Wrightwood and you just may run into one of many street fairs. They have festivals and outdoor markets year round. You can find out more about the events on Wrightwood’s page.

Wrightwood cityscapes - outdoor market
Main Street market in Wrigthwood, small town cityscapes
cotton candy typical fair treat, travel images
Cotton candy for sale sign at the market
wrightwood,california outdoor fair, travel images
Balloons and colorful stands at the market

Wrightwood is in the mountains and the streets are lined with beautiful large pines and is clean and crisp. List of road trip ideas near Los Angeles is not complete without the visit to Wrightwood. Plan a trip to this small mountains gem and you will not be disappointed.

wrightwood museum in california, travel images
Bright red Wrightwood museum building

There are many good restaurants around to have a meal, a snack or an old-fashioned ice-cream. You can also find many shops that sell unique souvenirs, crafts and antiques.

wrightwood shop selling Christmas tree decorations
Handmade Christmas tree decorations

If you plan a trip during winter holiday season, you will be delighted with the outdoor Christmas decorations and lights.

wrightwood,california house Christmas decorations
Wrightwood house with Christmas decorations

When you plan a trip to beautiful Wrightwood remember to check the weather and remember that services are limited in this area. Sometimes even cell phone reception is not so stable in the mountains. This small community is off the beaten path but is very pretty and has a number of good restaurants and unique gift shops.

 Wrightwood, California photo gallery

Pizza place, wrightwood cityscapes
Pizza restaurant in Wrightwood, off the beaten path road trip ideas
Scenic Wrightwood cityscapes
Green trees in Wrightwood, plan a trip along Angels Crest
Crafts store in Wrightwood, off the beaten path
Crafts and Collectables store, road trip ideas
wrightwood california small town cityscapes
Motel and gift shop, travel images
Pink building of antiques store, plan a trip to Angels Crest
Antiques and oddities store in Wrightwood, scenic cityscapes
antique dolls for sale in Wrightwood
Antique dolls, find a treasure in wrightwood

 

  08.11.2015 by FPImages

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