'The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways'- these were the words of famous Academy award winning actor Gene Hackman who was born in San Bernardino.
Introducing San Bernardino
One among the anchor cities of the famous Inland Empire (Riverside San Bernardino Metropolitan area), San Bernardino is the 100th largest & 17th largest city in USA & California respectively. Located in the lap of San Bernardino foothills, the major city boasts esteemed geographical features like San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino National Forest, Cajon Pass & several creeks. San Bernardino is famous for its amazing water wealth contained in the underground aquifers.
Budget Accommodations in San Bernardino
For those traveling the city on a budget, there are a number of cheap hotels to choose from. Located near the Splash Kingdom Waterpark, Knights Inn is quite an economical option here. This simple budget hotel comes with decent unfussy rooms backed by minifridges, desks and TV.
Days Inn is another good option when you are on the lookout of cheap hotels in San Bernardino. Located near the city airport, this hotel comes with en suite bathrooms in every room, along with TVs, coffeemakers, minifridges & microwaves. All the rooms look out to exterior entrances. The hotel houses outdoor pool & casual restaurant. Both the San Bernardino hotels offer free Wi-Fi & parking. There is a Laundromat and you have free tea & coffee waiting for you every morning.
Luxury Stays in San Bernardino
If you have planned a plush stay in the city, there are amazing luxe hotels in San Bernardino. Hilton Garden Inn is a top favorite of the tourists here which boasts 115 rooms with free internet, LCD cable TV, sitting areas, refrigerators, microwaves & MP3 docks. On-site amenities are vast & varied namely, outdoor pool, fitness center, restaurant, spa tub, free Wi-Fi, bar/lounge & 24/7 business center. Parking is free.
You can't miss out on Double Tree when you are looking for luxury hotels in San Bernardino. There is a huge array of 251 rooms to choose from and all of them are tastefully furnished to ensure an inviting stay for the guests. You have all modern in-room amenities to welcome you here such as flat-screen digital TV, free internet, coffee makers, refrigerators, free local calls and free newspapers. The hotel houses a classy restaurant, cafe, snack bar/deli, bar/lounge, outdoor pool and 24/7 business center. Both the San Bernardino hotels are smoke-free zones.
Major Attractions in San Bernardino
The Glen Helen Regional Park is one of the most hit attractions of the city and it's especially famous for the San Manuel Amphitheater. With a grand seating capacity of 65,000 seats, the amphitheater is the largest in all of North America & houses concerts in almost every genre of music. The bold hikers would surely enjoy the Perris Hill Park & Blair Park- the latter one boasts the famous 'Little Mountain' Shandin Hills. For some lush natural vista, you have the San Bernardino National Forest which sprawls across a massive landscape of over 650,000 acres. Fondly known as Southern California's Backyard, the old forest is a great outdoor destination with great adventure opportunities like camping, backpacking, hiking, horseback riding & skiing in winter. Other attractions are San Manuel Stadium and the McDonald museum.