Integratron is a quirky and cute destination near Joshua Tree National Park in Landers, California. It's said to be situated on a powerful vortex of energy. Book a rejuvenating sound bath (meditation) far in advance, and hang out on the site at Hammock Village.
Integratron's architect, George Van Tassel, claimed that the structure is based on the design of Moses’ Tabernacle, the writings of Nikola Tesla and telepathic directions from extraterrestrials. He was an aeronautical engineer and a UFO advocate who held meetings at the nearby Giant Rock, said to be the largest freestanding boulder in the world.
In 1953, Van Tassel claimed he had been contacted both telepathically and later in person by people from space, who gave him a technique to rejuvenate human cell tissue. He began constructing the Integratron in 1954 based on these instructions. He worked on the structure until his sudden death in 1976, when it was long abandoned and then
La Copine is a chic restaurant out in the middle of the high desert near Joshua Tree National Park. It’s a one-of-a-kind gem in a city with few culinary options.
Landers Brew Co. is a historic roadhouse bar built in 1948. It’s a local watering hole with the some great craft beers on tap.
Goat Mountain in Landers is a lesser known trail that climbs about 1,000 feet to a beautiful view of the Mojave Desert. Grids of land to the south, and absolute nothingness to the north. What an amazing trail!
Introducing the Landers Project, a beautiful new home we'll be building on a 5 acre property in Landers, CA. Landers in home to the Integratron, Landers Brew Co., Gubler Orchid Farms and Giant Rock. It's a short 20min to Joshua Tree National Park Entrance.
Landers is a city not many people have heard of, but it’s Joshua Tree’s neighbor of the north. Here are 5 fun things to do in this little town that’s only a 20min drive from Joshua Tree National Park entrance.
Key's View is the best drive-up vista in Joshua Tree National Park. From the top you can see the Coachella Valley and the San Andreas Fault.
Just two hours from Los Angeles, there is little desert town near Joshua Tree that looks frozen in the 19th century. Pioneertown, a western movie set, was founded in 1946 by a group of Hollywood investors, including actors Roy Rogers and Gene Autry.
This is quite literally a giant rock in the desert. According to most sources it's the largest freestanding boulder in the world at about 7 stories high.
A 3-day journey backpacking through Joshua Tree National Park with Shoestring Adventures. We started at Indian Cove, and took well marked trails to Big Pine, then Willow Hole trail.