High Adobe

Address: 9544 Kiowa Rd Apple Valley, CA 92308 USA    Reservation Line: 760-961-8698                                                                               Ver en Español

About Us

During the 1940’s the High Desert was home to several Guest Ranches such as:  Sage Hen, Kemper Campbell, Murrays Dude Ranch, and The High Adobe now known as the Hilltop Tavern and Inn. For many years the Hilltop Tavern and Inn served as a getaway for the Hollywood Elite, Writers, Hunters and Fly fishermen. The Hilltop Tavern and Inn is one of the last of these Historic Guest Ranches still in operation.The High Desert has been a film location for countless movies, TV shows, and commercials; just a few notable people from Apple Valley; Pearl Bailey, Don Ferrarese, Cuba Gooding Jr, Miko Hughes, Dave Lombardo, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.The Hilltop Tavern and Inn continues to be home of independent films, music festivals, weddings and many celebrations. We have a hotel with 14 quaint rental units, a full service restaurant and a lounge.

Apple Valley

Apple Valley is located at the Southern Edge of the Mojave Desert. For centuries, Apple Valley was populated by Shoshone, Paiute, Vanyume, Chemehuevi and the Serrano Indians;who were attracted to the water and vegetation around the Mojave River. The Mojave people came later and were the tribal group encountered in 1542 by a detachment of Coronado’s men, the first Spaniards to come to the Mojave Desert. Throughout the 19th century, Apple Valley became a thoroughfare to people traveling through Southern California for various reasons.Apple Valley gets 6 inches of rain per year and snow fall is about 7. On the average there are 283 days of sunshine. In 2017 its climate was rated 78 out of 100 in the comfort index by Sperlings Best Places. Another survey conducted by WalletHub listed The High Desert Cities in the 2016 as one of the Best Places to raise a Family. It scored 162 out of 200 and is just one step below Glendale Ca.




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