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Borrego-Springs is located in the Sonora Desert, just two hours from both Los Angeles and San Diego. The town is surrounded by the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, which covers 600,000 acres and is the largest state park in the lower 48 states. Borrego Springs is a resort town, definitely off the beaten path and with a laid back lifestyle, but with a number of activities and special events to offer visitors. For recreation, there are guided nature walks and garden walks, where you can learn about the different types of plants and wildlife in the American Southwest. Enjoy golf and tennis, horseback riding, rock hounding and treasure hunting, biking and off road touring. Dramatic desert sunsets and spectacular scenery make photography an enjoyable past time in Borrego Springs, so don't forget your camera! You will find great restaurants and lodging and quaint shops offering antiques, Western clothing and accessories, art glass, pottery and much more! Borrega Springs attracts many artists who are inspired by the unique beauty of area, and here you will find galleries offering fine paintings, sculpture and local arts and crafts. Summers in Borrego Springs are hot, but the rest of the year is very comfortable, making this desert town a wonderful get-a-way anytime of the year!

Surrounding areas: Warner Springs, California (15.3 mi), Julian, California (17.4 mi), Palomar Mountain, California (29.7 mi), La Quinta, California (29.9 mi), Pine Valley, California (30.7 mi), Indian Wells, California (32.4 mi), Palm Desert, California (33.1 mi)

Borrego Springs Vacation Rentals




Borrego Springs Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Borrego Springs Resort1112 Tilting T DrBorrego Springs, CA (888) 826-7734
La Casa Del Zorro3845 Yaqui Pass RdBorrego Springs, CA (619) 767-5323
Palm Canyon Resort221 Palm Cyn DrBorrego Springs, CA (619) 767-5341
Motel 6 #98160 E Calle PrimaroSan Ysidro, CA11.2 mi.(619) 690-6663
Cabins At Strawberry Hill4811 Pne Ridge AveJulian, CA17.6 mi.(760) 765-0765

Borrego Springs Weather & Climate

Hot summers and pleasant winters characterize the climate of the Sonora Desert of southern California. The terrain of the area varies from 235 feet below sea level at the Salton Sea to 4,500 feet at Blue Angel Peak. The Sonoran Desert is an arid region covering 120,000 square miles and irrigation has produced many fertile agricultural areas, including the Imperial Valley of California. This is the hottest of the North American deserts, where summertime temperatures can climb well over the century mark. The western part of the desert is closer to the source of Pacific storms and is noted for its spring flowers when there is sufficient winter-spring rainfall. Freezing conditions can occur for a few nights in winter, and only rarely do moist air and cool temperatures combine to produce high relative humidity readings.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 69°F 43°F 1.43 in. -
February 72°F 45°F 1.41 in. -
March 77°F 48°F 0.94 in. -
April 84°F 53°F 0.19 in. -
May 92°F 59°F 0.10 in. -
June 102°F 68°F 0.02 in. -
July 107°F 75°F 0.33 in. -
August 105°F 75°F 0.59 in. -
September 100°F 69°F 0.50 in. -
October 89°F 60°F 0.21 in. -
November 77°F 49°F 0.44 in. -
December 69°F 43°F 0.75 in. -

Borrego Springs Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Jacqueline Cochran Regional airport (TRM) located about 28 miles northeast of Borrego Springs in Palm Springs, California, the Palm Springs International airport (PSP) located approximately 41 miles north of Borrego Springs in Palm Springs, California, Brown Field Municipal airport (SDM) located roughly 58 miles southwest of Borrego Springs in San Diego, California, and finally the San Diego International airport (SAN) located around 59 miles southwest of Borrego Springs in San Diego, California.

Borrego Springs Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Frasier's FrontierEl CajonCA46.3 mi.
Legoland CaliforniaCarlsbadCA56.9 mi.
Belmont ParkSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.
SeaWorld San DiegoSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.
Pharaohs Lost KingdomRedlandsCA72.7 mi.
Castle Amusement ParkRiversideCA76.5 mi.
 
Water Parks
Oasis WaterparkPalm SpringsCA41.5 mi.
The Haunted Galleon and Volcano IslandLake ElsinoreCA62.2 mi.
Pharaoh's WaterparkRedlandsCA72.7 mi.
Raging WatersSan DimasCA101.6 mi.
Soak City U.S.A.Buena ParkCA102.9 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Club Circle Golf CourseBorrego SpringsCA 
Rams Hill Country ClubBorrego SpringsCA 
Road Runner ClubBorrego SpringsCA 
Indian Springs Golf & Country ClubLa QuintaCA29.9 mi.
PGA WESTLa QuintaCA29.9 mi.
Trilogy Golf Club at La QuintaLa QuintaCA29.9 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Snow ValleyRunning SpringsCA78.7 mi.
Ski SunriseWrightwoodCA105.6 mi.
 
State Parks
Anza-Borrego Desert State ParkCA6.7 mi. 
Cuyamaca State ParkCA24.5 mi. 
Palomar Mountain State ParkCA31.0 mi. 
 
Museums
Agua Caliente Cultural MuseumPalm SpringsCA41.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Palm Springs Air MuseumPalm SpringsCA41.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
ICR Museum of Creation & Earth HistorySanteeCA44.8 mi.(Science)
Computer Museum of AmericaLa MesaCA50.2 mi.(Technology)
Antique Gas & Steam Engine MuseumVistaCA50.4 mi.(Technology)
Museum of Making MusicCarlsbadCA56.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
California Surf MuseumOceansideCA58.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
California Surf MuseumOceansideCA58.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
San Diego Historical SocietySan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(History)
San Diego Maritime MuseumSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Reuben H. Fleet Space Theater and Science CenterSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Science)
San Diego Natural History MuseumSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Science)
Firehouse MuseumSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Technology)
Mingei International MuseumSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Art)
Museum of Contemporary ArtSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Art)
Museum of Photographic ArtsSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Art)
San Diego Museum of ArtSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Art)
Timken Museum of ArtSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.(Art)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
The Living DesertPalm DesertCA32.8 mi.
San Diego Wild Animal ParkSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.
San Diego ZooSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.
Sea World of San DiegoSan DiegoCA58.5 mi.
Santa Ana ZooSanta AnaCA92.8 mi.
Birch AquariumLa JollaCA96.3 mi.


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