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Southern California Accommodation & Travel


HOTEL: We recommend the Ayres Lodge, located in Alpine, California, just 20 miles east of the San Diego airport. This hotel is located only 8 blocks from the Alpine Community Church where the program is held.

Ayres Lodge Alpine
1251 Tavern Road Alpine, CA US 91901

Ayres Lodge Alpine is a serene country locale nestled at the entrance of the scenic Cleveland National Forest. The hotel is close to charming local shops and restaurants, and includes private picnic area with barbecue, and outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Rooms decorated in French Country charm with sitting areas. Refrigerators and coffee makers in all rooms. Upgraded European Buffet breakfast includes cereal, bagels with cream cheese, complimentary newspapers and fresh fruit. Living room-styled lobby with fireplace provides a restful and charming atmosphere with music playing, a cozy fire and breakfast awaiting you.

We have negotiated a group rate with the Ayres Lodge. Please contact the hotel directly or email Ingrid and Paula for details at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may begin making your hotel reservations at any time.

ROOM SHARING: We encourage participants to consider sharing a room with another participant as we are only able to reserve a limited number of rooms at our special group rate. However, both single and double rooms are available at the group rate.


FLIGHT INFORMATION: The closest airport is the San Diego Lindburgh Field International Airport (SAN) which is about a 45 minute drive to Alpine.

The Ayres Lodge in Alpine does not offer airport shuttle service. However, Blue Sky Ranch Community members are available for airport pickup on the Wednesday before the workshop begins, and returning back to the airport on Sunday immediately after the program ends. The cost is $50 for the roundtrip. (Note: Shuttle service must be scheduled in advance and flight arrival and departure times must meet certain requirements.)

Shuttle Wizard
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Super Shuttle
Call (800) 974-8885 or visit www.supershuttle.com.

Car Rental

Most leading car rental companies can be found near the San Diego Airport (SAN), with convenient shuttle service to and from their lots.

The Ayres Lodge is within walking distance from the program. There are a number of restaurants in the program area. It is not necessary to rent a car unless you need one for other purposes.

AP Program Location

The program is held at the Alpine Community Church.

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