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Looking for Places to Eat
and Sleep Nearby?

Here are our recommendations!
Please be sure to check with each business for prices and hours of operation.

Our Favorite Nearby Eateries

Cocina De Luz  serves delicious fish tacos! Located directly across the street in Julian Station. Save time on lines!

Heroes Wood-Fired Pizza is a nearby neighbor within walking distance! Outdoor patio and full bar.

Jeremy's on the Hill offers upscale farm to table cuisine! Just down the road from Fort Cross, across from Wynola Pizza & Bistro.


Julian Beer Company has delicious food in big portions! A fun atmosphere with a juke box and outdoor games! Located on Main St. in Historic Julian.

Quecho Elevated Mexican Eatery is the best Mexican food in Julian! Located off Main St. in Historic Julian. Beautiful outdoor dining area!


Apple Alley Bakery  is one of our favorites because the food is good and they have the best lunch special in town! About $15 gets you a sandwich, soup or salad, bag of chips, and a slice of their delicious pie!  But it only lasts until 3:00 pm! Located on Main St. in Historic Julian.

Mom's Pies is one of the places that makes Julian famous! Their Wynola location is also within walking distance and you won't find it as crowded as the one located on Main St in Julian!


California Mountain Bakery is right next door to Heroes Wood-Fired Pizza, and across from Jeremy's on the Hill. Voted best apple pie in California by Yelp!

Julian Pie Company  is also a popular destination for pies. Just like Mom's, there is a location on Main St in Julian but we recommend the less crowded location in nearby Santa Ysabel.


Feel free to get your meal to go, and enjoy a picnic at Fort Cross!

Places to Stay


Julian Station Loft
A roomy loft apartment located literally right across the street from Fort Cross!

Julian Station Farm Cottage
Very nice house for rent within walking distance of Fort Cross!

Apple Tree Inn
Also within walking distance, and also has a pool!

Alter Experiences
Tree tent glamping experience in the Rancho Cuyamaca State Park and Cleveland National Forest

Butterfield Bed & Breakfast 

Bed and Breakfast style accommodations in the town of Julian

Wikkiup Hummingbird Hotel 
Tranquil lodging and llama reserve in Whispering Pines, a short drive from downtown Julian.


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