county in California, United States

San Bernardino County is a county that spans the Southern California and Desert regions of the state of California. It is the largest county in the state at 20,105 square miles - an area larger than nine of the US states, and about the same size as Costa Rica!


Map of San Bernardino County

Southern CaliforniaEdit

The following San Bernardino County cities are in the Southern California region of California:

Mojave DesertEdit

The following San Bernardino County cities are in the Mojave Desert region of California:

Other destinationsEdit


Get inEdit

It is served by Ontario International Airport (ONT IATA) with flights from Mexico, Taiwan, and the West Coast. The city of San Bernardino (SBD) has an airport, although it has never been used commercially.

Get aroundEdit



  • Morongo Valley Cafe, 49780 Twentynine Palms Highway (Morongo Valley), +1 760 363-6939. Great place to eat. Awesome breakfast, friendly service.

Go nextEdit

  • Riverside County - Bordering San Bernardino County to the south, Riverside County's western portions include the far outskirts of Los Angeles, as well as more rural areas like Temecula, known for its wineries and hot air balloons. The majority of the county lies in the desert, with the most-visited portion being Palm Springs and its neighboring resort towns. Further east the county is essentially uninhabited, and includes the remote, rocky desert of Joshua Tree National Park, and the empty landscapes west of the Colorado River.
  • Orange County
  • Los Angeles County
  • Kern County - Bordering San Bernardino County to the northwest, Kern County extends across a number of geographic regions: the western portion is in the San Joaquin Valley, the northeastern portion is in the Sierra Nevada mountains, and the southeastern part is in the Desert. Visitors to the county are most likely to be heading to Bakersfield, one of California's largest cities, or traveling along Interstate 5 past oil fields and agricultural areas.
  • Inyo County - San Bernardino County's northern neighbor is a land of extremes, covering a massive 10,000-square-mile expanse of the Eastern Sierra and California Desert. Inyo County is home to Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48 states, as well as Death Valley National Park, the largest national park in the lower 48 states and host to earth's hottest temperatures and the continent's lowest elevation. In addition, ancient bristlecone pine trees can be found within the White Mountains, the oldest of which is estimated to be around 5,000 years old.
  • Southern Nevada
  • Western Arizona
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