Posts tagged desert
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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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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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 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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My Airbnb Project: A Weekend at Joshua Tree Cabin

About a year ago I had a dream of owning a small cabin in Joshua Tree that I could both enjoy as a vacation home, and also Airbnb. That dream has finally come to life.

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Spirit Hoods Cozy Blankets

This gorgeous fur lined printed blanket being featured is made by Spirit Hoods, who is known for their quality faux fur animals hoods that are perfect festival wear. They also donate 10% of their net profits to the conservation of endangered species.

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Desert Trip: Shop Vintage Rock Tee Designs

Desert trip, nicknamed "Oldchella," is coming up soon! I've searched the web for these cool throw back tees with bands playing the epic festival this October in Indio, CA like this The Who 70s throwback tee from Junk Food Clothing. Represent your favorite legends!

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4 days at Burning Man

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. I admit, I was skeptical even through my first day and half of being there. Now I'm convinced it's one of those experiences that you'll covet forever. 

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My Style: Handcrafted Leather

I've been crushing on Will Leather Goods ever since I moved back to L.A. two years ago and discovered them on Abbot Kinney. I love well made leather products, especially when the vibe matches my SoCal meets Southwest sense of style. 

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5 Destinations in the High Desert

When Angelino's think of the California Desert, they think of Palm Springs. Below I've listed seven other quirky destinations in the high desert, not far from the mid century modern mecca.

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