The Summit Inn dates back to 1928. It was originally located at the summit of the Cajon Pass, between the eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Route 66. When that route was realigned along a lower elevation in the early 1950s, the Summit Inn relocated to its current location.Read More
The Mojave Desert
The Mojave is a desert of wind, temperature extremes, Joshua Trees and solitude. When most people hear the word ‘desert,’ images of tumbleweeds, rattlesnakes and bleak desolation typically come to mind. In reality, the Mojave is anything but a wasteland. Amongst the sand and sagebrush lie many places of beauty and wonder, and of historic importance. Some are the result of time and the elements, some are the result of man and his efforts to live in the Mojave, both in recent and prehistoric times. Let’s go see what we can find.