The resort chic of Palm Springs and the alien beauty of Joshua Tree National park are linked by the perpetual sunshine of the California desert. See the best of both worlds with Moon Palm Springs & Joshua Tree.
Strategic itineraries in an easy-to-navigate format, from a relaxing weekend in Palm Springs to a week-long best of Joshua Tree, along with the best hikes for every season
Expert advice from local writer Jenna Blough, who shares her love of the California desert
Activities and unique ideas for every traveler: Admire mid-century architecture and sip retro-chic cocktails in Rat-Pack-era hangouts. Sample the best of the party scene, from poolside resorts and live music venues to wild west saloons. Hike through shady canyons to a rare desert waterfall, or take a tram up snow-capped mountains. Scale granite monoliths, soak in local hot springs, and camp under the Milky Way.
Full-color photos and detailed maps and directions for exploring on your own
Background information on the landscape, history, and culture
Essential insight for travelers on recreation, transportation, and accommodations for Palm Springs, Joshua Tree, and the nearby travel hub of Los Angeles
Recommendations for people traveling with children or pets, seniors, LGBTQ travelers, and visitors with disabilities
In-depth coverage of Palm Springs, the Cochella Valley, Joshua Tree National Park, and The Yucca Valley
With Moon Palm Springs & Joshua Tree's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.
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