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Home · Yucca Valley
New Architectural Escape - pool, views & privacy
NEW LISTING! - When's the last time you felt truly serene? True peace is a connection to nature, in a home where every detail was carefully considered. So, we spared no expense building this luxury home from the ground up, custom designed by architects Oller & Pejic. It's carefully positioned for maximum privacy and views, so you can become one with the calming forces of earth, water, fire and clean air. Our 10 acres are truly unmatched in the High Desert. Rediscover the joy of living.
May 21 – 28
$703 per night
Superhost
Home · Twentynine Palms
Hilltop oasis heated pool & hot tub, amazing views
Kick back and relax in this dreamy, stylish space surrounded by 90 acres of untouched desert wilderness. Enjoy the fully fenced backyard equipped with heated pool and hot tub, fire pit, bbq, and endless views. Just 15 minuted from Joshua Tree and conveniently located close to shopping and restaurants. Enjoy stunning night skies and peace and quiet in this creative oasis. This 2 bed 2 bath is appointed with all the modern amenities one could hope for.
Mar 22 – 29
$314 per night
Superhost
Home · Landers
Goat House - BBQ, Hammocks and Dark Skies!
Welcome to GOAT House, the love child of Katie and Alex, a millennial couple, who couldn’t decide what to do with their lives, so they bought a house in the desert and renovated it with their bare hands. A tale as old as however-long HGTV has been going (watched from their streaming device, not cable.) Enjoy the expansive desert views of Goat Mountain while relaxing in this cute and cozy space. At Goat House you will have the true desert experience with starry nights and beautiful sunsets.
Dec 2 – 9
$104 per night
Superhost

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Stay near Joshua Tree's top sights

Photo of Cap Rock
Cap Rock12 locals recommend
Photo of Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center
Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center182 locals recommend
Photo of Joshua Tree Saloon
Joshua Tree Saloon452 locals recommend
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World Famous Crochet Museum70 locals recommend
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Crossroads Cafe339 locals recommend
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Pie for the People!234 locals recommend

Joshua Tree vacation rentals

Villa · Joshua Tree
The Coza, Joshua Tree
Apr 29 – May 6
$647 per night
Superhost
Cabin · Joshua Tree
The Leeds Cabin: A Civilization Escape!
Mar 21 – 28
$118 per night
Superhost
Home · Joshua Tree
Home In The Desert
Dec 5 – 12
$112 per night
Superhost
Home · Yucca Valley
▵ Fox Inn: Epic Views, Hot Tub, Cowboy Tub, Grill
Jun 14 – 21
$299 per night
Private room · Twentynine Palms
Private room in artists' home near Joshua Tree
Dec 1 – 8
$59 per night
Home · Joshua Tree
'Desert Wild' Joshua Tree, Pool and Hot Tub
May 23 – 30
$511 per night
Superhost
Home · Twentynine Palms
La Maison Du Desert - Hot & Cowboy Tub w Grill
May 26 – Jun 2
$128 per night
Superhost
Tiny home · Joshua Tree
modern casita | Joshua Tree tiny home
Dec 4 – 11
$138 per night
Superhost
Home · Joshua Tree
▵ Cielito Lindo Retreat
Jul 7 – 14
$299 per night
Superhost
Cabin · Yucca Valley
▵ Rocky Roost Cabin - Private Boulder Hiking!
Jan 6 – 13
$209 per night
Superhost
Cabin · Joshua Tree
Charming homestead with views, hot tub / fire pit
Aug 1 – 8
$153 per night
Superhost
Guesthouse · Yucca Valley
Casita Azul. Cute, Cozy, Fast Wi-fi.
Oct 22 – 29
$62 per night

Your guide to Joshua Tree

Welcome to Joshua Tree

The community of Joshua Tree rises out of the Mojave Desert in stark contrast to Palm Springs, the nearby city known for mid-century estates and plentiful swimming pools. Joshua Tree residents have instead embraced a rugged, cheerfully weird vision of the West. Iconoclasts, artists, musicians, and outdoorsy types have all carved out a place for themselves in this arid landscape, where an abbreviated downtown is home to shops selling vintage wares, handicrafts, crystals, and herbs. Many use the town as a base for exploring nearby Joshua Tree National Park, whose nearly 800,000 acres lure hikers, rock-climbers, and stargazers with an magical landscape marked by vast plains, mountains, rock formations, cacti, and the unusual trees for which this place is named.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Joshua Tree?

Spring and fall are the most popular times to visit Joshua Tree, when temperatures are mild and hospitable to hiking and other outdoor activities. (Be sure to pack layers for these seasons, as temperatures can drop dramatically when the sun goes down.) In March and April, dazzlingly colored wildflowers bloom in the national park. During the summer, temperatures can soar into the hundreds Fahrenheit; in the winter the days are cool and the nights are freezing, with snow at higher elevations. In May and October the town hosts the Joshua Tree Music Festival, which features up-and-coming artists, many of whom have gone on to major careers.


What are the top things to do in Joshua Tree?

Joshua Tree National Park

This park is named for the goofy-looking Joshua tree, which can grow to 40 feet high and sprouts a multitude of wiggly branches topped with unruly crowns of spiky leaves. This sprawling scenic wonderland has lots of activities to offer, including scenic hikes, rock climbing, birdwatching, and horseback riding. Thanks to a dearth of artificial light, it’s also an ideal place for stargazing, and depending on the time of year, you can see the Milky Way, the Andromeda Galaxy, and, in August, the Perseid meteor shower.

Integratron

Have you even visited the desert if you haven’t tapped into an otherworldly energy vortex? The creator of the Integratron, a circa-1954 wooden dome that looks like a grounded spaceship, claimed the design was based in part on telepathic communications from space aliens and centered his portal on a powerful geomagnetic vortex. Regardless of whether you believe in the original intention behind the Integratron, you can’t deny the dome is wildly conducive to beautiful, clear acoustics. Those perfect acoustics draw hundreds of visitors weekly for restorative sound baths performed live on 20 quartz crystal singing bowls.

World Famous Crochet Museum

Located in Joshua Tree’s teensy downtown, the World Famous Crochet Museum is installed inside a slime-green former photo-processing booth. Its walls are jammed floor to ceiling with crochet critters and objects that the museum’s creator has collected over the years, including yarn cakes, poodles, and alligators. Drink in the absurdity, then snag a souvenir from her adjacent studio, where she sells artworks and T-shirts screenprinted with her original designs.