Posts tagged california desert
Book a Rejuvenating Sound Bath at Integratron

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.

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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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Visit the Biblical Statues of Desert Christ Park

Desert Christ Park is a museum of sculptures located on the hillside of Yucca Valley. There are more than 40 large white biblical statues here sculpted by Frank Antone Martin.

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Hike Ryan Mountain in Joshua Tree

Ryan Mountain is a well marked trail inside Joshua Tree National Park. This is my favorite hike in Joshua Tree because of the expansive top-down view of the park from the 5,457 foot peak.

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Visit Noah Purifoy Outdoor Museum

For the last 15 years of his life, Noah created ten acres full of art installations in the desert. Everything is constructed from junked objects and materials.

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Visit the Dinosaurs of 29 Palms

In Joshua Tree right off Highway 62 there are cute metal dinosaur art installations on the side of the road that are free to visit. There's a gold mom and baby Brontosaurus, and two toothy meat-eaters. These dinosaurs were added in front of Desert View Homes to attract attention. They are also a fun stop for a quick snapshot if your visiting Joshua Tree National Park.

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Visit The World Famous Crochet Museum

The World Famous Crochet Museum is a cute and quirky destination in downtown Joshua Tree. Shari Elf, a local artist, has created a whimsical world of crochet, screen printed clothing, patches, and other forms of art.

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Visit the Ghost Town of Amboy

The ghost town of Amboy was once a major stop along Route 66 until Interstate 40 was opened. The city only has 10 remaining buildings, Roy's gas station and motel cafe being the biggest landmarks. You can stop in for a Root Beer and wander through some of the abandoned hotel rooms with art installations.

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