Initiatives:

Travel
and Tourism

Event Presentations

San Bernardino County STR Presentation2

San Bernardino County STR Presentation2 View PDF

VCA SBC Tourism Summit Reduced 2

VCA SBC Tourism Summit Reduced 2 View PDF

San Bernardino County Final3 EY

San Bernardino County Final3 EY View PDF

San Bernardino County is an inviting destination; a vast outdoor playground amid the bustling excitement of Southern California.

Gems of the Desert

Home to the quirky, historic U.S. Route 66 and one of the nation’s most traveled National Parks; Joshua Tree—the fast-growing destination within the county with around 3 million visitors per year. Mojave National Monument and Death Valley National Park are two more jewels in our spectacular county.

The Rush of Wind

Visitors experience surprising alpine scenery in the various mountain communities. Big Bear Lake and nearby Mountain High Resort beckons, offering pine-scented trails to climb in summer and snow flocked slopes to ski down in the winter. Visitors looking for a thrill can get their adrenaline rush from seeing the world’s best NASCAR racers compete at Auto Club Speedway in the heart of the County.

Kick Back and Relax

Over 19,000 hotel rooms across the County, travelers are able to experience a myriad of lodging accommodations from unique vacation rentals (such as the Wigwam Motel #7 in Rialto), cabins, RV parks, and resorts.

Quick Facts

  1. Joshua Tree National Park
    2.85 Million Total Visitors (source: Joshua Tree National Park 2017)
  2. Ontario International Airport
    5.11 Million Total Visitors (source: Ontario International Airport)
  3. Ontario International Airport
    227,790 International Visitors (source: Ontario International Airport)

Growing Hospitality Industry

With travel spending at an all-time high of $4.9 Billion, we are excited to see various new lodging partners seize the opportunity to develop in our region.

Short Term Rentals are an emerging industry in the County. When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it is important for you to understand the laws in your city or county. As a platform and marketplace we do not provide legal advice. Consult a local lawyer or tax professional for this type of information.

The following links may help you better understand relevant laws and regulations in San Bernardino County:

Helpful Downloads

San Bernardino County Tax Collector

San Bernardino County Tax Collector View PDF

Special Use Permit for Bed and Breakfast

Special Use Permit for Bed and Breakfast View PDF

Informational Hotel/Motel business License Applications

Informational Hotel/Motel business License Applications View PDF

Short-Term Residential Rental Permit

Short-Term Residential Rental Permit View PDF

Application for Temporary Event Health Permit

Application for Temporary Event Health Permit View PDF

Application For Temporary Special Event

Application For Temporary Special Event View PDF

Temporary Special Event Permit

Temporary Special Event Permit View PDF

Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT)

Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) View PDF

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