We invite you to experience Living History in one of California's most historic venues. Once the starting point of Route 66, Clifton's became a cultural institution that inspired the works of such diverse visionaries as Walt Disney, Ray Bradbury, Jack Kerouac and Jerry Leiber.
This fantasy environment, patterned after California's ancient Redwood forests, celebrates the natural and cultural wonder of the Golden State and its people. With its twelve foot diameter Coastal Redwood towering over its three story amphitheater-- Cathedral Grove-- and its massive stone fireplace presiding over brooks, a chapel and an assortment of Natural History dioramas and other wonders, Clifton's is truly the nation's most unique hospitality environment. A highly diverse five floors of dining and cocktail options present much to explore. Families can enjoy walks through woodlands and caves while those inclined towards cocktails and world class entertainment will find plenty to enjoy with four bars, cabaret and a spectacular ballroom housing our lion and other awe inspiring displays. Every nook and cranny holds a story, and the entire space beckons travelers of all ages in search of history and adventure.