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Lake Arrowhead

From Gangsters to Movie Stars, Exploring Lake Arrowhead, California
By Mike Harris



Once the playground for legendary gangsters and many of Hollywood’s fabled movie stars, Lake Arrowhead remains a popular resort getaway for those seeking a respite from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. Here, visitors discover a land of mountains, forests, streams, lakes, and breathtaking scenery, a land where stress melts away and time seems almost to stand still. Whether you’re looking for a quick day trip or a long weekend, Lake Arrowhead makes for the perfect break from city life.

Travel writer Mike Harris provides a quick view of things for you to do, from easy hikes to ideas to make your stay more fun. He shares some of the area’s fabled history and shows you the attractions, the places to shop, the entertainment, and the best restaurants.

Contributor Bios
Mike Harris is a California-based travel writer. Since he was a boy, he has had a passion for the American West. A journalist and editor since graduating from the University of Southern California, exploring California’s rich history is one of his favorite pastimes.