Just an hour east of San Diego, in the heart of the Cuyamaca Mountains, lies Julian, California. A premier mountain getaway and home to the gold rush, Julian is a small town with big attractions. Explore the Volcano Mountain Wilderness Preserve and the popular Volcano Mountain Trailhead, fish for trout in the beautiful Lake Cuyamaca, or step back in time as you visit the Eagle and Highpoint Gold Mine. It doesn't matter if you're looking for something that won't break the bank or if you want to splurge, if you're a whole family or just the two of you—we have a little bit of everything. So take a look at our favorite vacation rentals in and around Julian, California and see what catches your eye.