Quality of Life

High Desert living in Victorville offers outstanding opportunities for plentiful, secure employment, home ownership, higher education, safe neighborhoods and nearby desert, lake and mountain recreation. Victorville has 20 parks, a municipal golf courses, highly rated schools, truly affordable housing and so much more. 

Experience High Desert Season Changes

At 2,875 feet above sea level, Victorville’s dry, high desert climate welcomes a taste of all seasons, from cool springs and falls, hot, sunny summers and winters that sometimes bring light snow. Average rainfall is approximately 3.9 inches/year. Summer temps can reach the 100s.
Victorville’s high desert is the ideal place to live, work and play any time of year.


Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP):
The Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) makes available a limited number of deferred payment (principal and interest) second mortgages, in amounts of up to $45,000.00. This program is specifically designed to provide qualified families with assistance necessary to secure financing towards the purchase of a single-family detached home in the City of Victorville and to extend to those families an easier means to experience the pride of homeownership.

All MAP Applications are submitted to the Redevelopment Agency through a Participating MAP Approved Lender. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact a Participating MAP Approved Lender to have loan eligibility determined. Click here for more information our our MAP Program.


With rapid growth comes the need for more commercial development, and Victorville is THE shopping destination of the High Desert. Shopping opportunities abound at the 500,000 sq ft Mall of Victor Valley, Dunia Plaza just south of the Mall of Victor Valley and the Desert Plazas at I-15 and Roy Rogers. There’s also the Auto Mall at Valley Center and numerous neighborhood shopping centers.
Victorville’s Restaurant Row satisfies every palate at: Chili’s • Johnny Carino’s • Applebee’s • Panera Bread •  Pancho Villa's • Mimi’s Café • Roadhouse Bar & Grill …and by the Mall there’s Outback • Olive Garden • Red Robin • Red Lobster.
Restaurant Row is located just south of the Bear Valley road exit on Interstate-15 and the Mall of Victor Valley.


Victorville lies at the heart of Southern California attractions, from beautiful beaches on the Pacific coast to hiking, camping and skiing in the San Bernardino mountains.
Outdoor activity is a mainstay in weather-friendly Victorville. Year-round moderate temperatures make it perfect for swimming, golf, team sports and children’s activities. With 20 city parks, including the 52-acre Rockview Nature Park, discovering outdoor fun is easy in Victorville. Other area attractions include the Route 66 Museum and the San Bernardino County Fair held each spring.
Learn more about Victorville recreation at Community Services

Hotels & Inns

Find your favorite hotels and inns in Victorville, including Hawthorn Suites, Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center and Quality Inn & Suites. Contact information on Victorville’s most popular hotels and inns for short or extended stays:

Ambassador Hotel
115494 Palmdale Rd., Victorville – 760.245.6565

Hawthorn Suites
11750 Dunia Rd., Victorville – 760.949.4700

Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center
12603 Mariposa Rd., Victorville – 760.952.1200

Quality Inn & Suites
14173 Green Tree Blvd., Victorville — 760. 245.3461

Comfort Suites Victorville
12281 Mariposa Rd., Victorville — 760.245.6777

Red Roof Inn
13409 Mariposa Rd., Victorville — 760.241.1577

Victorville is an easy drive to Southern California’s beaches…skiing in the nearby San Bernardino Mountains…desert or mountain hiking, camping and off-road adventures.