Posts in California
Hike 49 Palms Oasis

49 Palms Oasis is a nice moderate short hike to a secluded palm oasis (you guessed it). The palm trees are clustered near an out of place spring of water in the middle of the arid desert.

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The Perfect Weekend Itinerary for Joshua Tree

This is the perfect blend of activities to get a taste of the desert vibe. A little relaxation, some hiking, great food and sight-seeing.

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Hike Goat Mountain to view the vast Mojave Desert

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!

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Burning Man 2018

If I could describe Burning Man in one word it'd be "surreal." In fact, the whole festival feels a bit like stepping into a Dali painting. You're surrounded by art and costumes, and immersed into a city of bikes and lights.

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High Desert Escape: Introducing Our New Landers project

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.

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5 Reasons to Visit Landers, Joshua Tree's Neighbor

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.

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Visit Joshua Tree's Best Lookout Point at Sunset

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. 

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Experience the Old Western Movie Set of Pioneertown

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. 

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Experience Santa Barbara’s Gorgeous Wine Country by Bike

When most people think of California wines, they think of Napa Valley. Even most Angelino's (people from L.A.) have never heard of the Santa Ynez Valley. Santa Ynez is just north of Santa Barbara, and is one of most diverse grape-growing regions in the county. 

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