Posts tagged Joshua tree
City Guide Joshua Tree: A Rustic Desert Escape

Joshua Tree is a gorgeous desert escape with its towering rock formations, starry skies and quirky art installations. This is a complete guide for all the wonderful activities there are to experience in this quaint desert town.

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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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High Desert Escape: Introducing Project Landers

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 its Joshua Tree’s neighbor of the north. In this blog post, I’ve listed five other fun things to do in this little town that’s only a 20min drive from the 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. You can also catch a view of Southern California's two highest mountains, Mount San Jacinto and Mount Gorgonio. On a clear day you can see California's largest lake, the Salton Sea.

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Experience the Old Western Movie Set of Pioneertown

Just over two hours from Los Angeles, there is little desert city called Pioneertown near Joshua Tree National Park. This expansive western set looks frozen in the old western days of dust and tumbleweeds. You can wander, shop, eat barbecue, and sometimes watch live music in this quirky little town.

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Visit the Mysterious Giant Rock

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.

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Go Backpacking in Joshua Tree with Shoestring Adventures

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. 

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