Julian has a welcoming, small town-feel that makes it a favorite vacation destination for families. This once gold-rush city is found up in the Laguna Mountains surrounded by pine-oak forests. Visitors love to walk around the Old West themed main street, with local craft and antique stores. Of course, Julian is famous for its apple pie too, so don’t forget to try a slice when you are in town at one of the cafés! Julian has a lot of history, meaning travelers can dive back into the old days and learn about the Southern California’s past. You can also go for an adventure in the surrounding mountain preserves.
Top things to do in Julian include picking apples at Volcan Valley Apple Farm. Choose all the apples you want from the orchard in an activity that's great fun for all ages. To learn more about the gold rush, enjoy a tour at the Eagle Mining Company. You can find out about the underground gold mines and see the gold milling process, then pan for gold yourself. There's also the Julian Pioneer Museum to learn more about this mining town. For some hiking, head to the Volcan Mountain Preserve. Here you can wander through grassland and woodlands and get back to nature. If you like animals, you'll love the California Wolf Center where you can observe packs of wolves in their natural environment.
The best time to visit Julian is during the summer months when there are high temperatures and no snow. Fall is a popular month and has beautiful scenery and in September when the Julian Apple Days Festival is held.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Julian. The warmest months in Julian are June and July, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 14 ˚F. The wettest month in Julian is January with 4.63 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0 inches of rain.
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