John Warner
Warner Springs Ranch

Warner Springs Ranch Back in the day, Warner Springs Ranch, a no-frills resort about two hours southeast of Los Angeles, was an escape for the likes of Clark Gable, John Wayne and Charlie Chaplin, who fled here to soak in the legendary mineral pools, ride the endless horse trails and gaze into the starry, starry night. Author F. Scott Fitzgerald retreated here to work on "The Great Gatsby," shaping his famous book about the excesses of the Jazz Age against the backdrop of this one-time stagecoach stop. Think of Warner Springs Ranch as they did: rehab from your increasingly frantic and demanding life. Cupeno Indians discovered the place hundreds of years ago, attracted by the...