The Eco Homes Tour 2019 in Joshua Tree featuring five High Desert properties should inspire anyone interested in environmentally sustainable architecture.
The Joshua Tree Music Festival, set for Oct. 10-13, is part yoga, art, spiritual, and a whole lot of music designed to leave you rejuvenated and engaged.
Between stops on the Hwy 62 Open Studio Art Tours, refuel and recharge at these eclectic High Desert favorites for a workout, eats, or sound bath.
ART An easing sensation consumes your body shortly after you exit Interstate 10 at Highway 62 near Palm Springs. First comes the relief of leaving the traffic in your dust and then the awe of the imposing mountains as you ascend into the High Desert. The feeling tapers as the road, aka Twentynine Palms Highway, stretches toward Joshua Tree and
Coleman is part of the same Second City machine that has produced Gilda Radner, John Belushi, Dan Akroyd, Bill Murray, John Candy, Martin Short and Joan Rivers. The Second City operates out of Chicago, Hollywood, and Toronto. Radner, the co-creator of the original Saturday Night Live’s annoying yet loveable TV news anchor, Roseanne Roseannadanna, is the subject of the opening
Cattlemen and cactus poachers, miners and musicians, activists and artists. Homesteaders and Harley riders, Native Americans and netpreneurs, tree huggers and trailblazers. For more than 5,000 years, people of all kinds have visited Joshua Tree. What was once a national monument frequented by roughly 30,000 people per year is now an 800,000-acre national park whose popularity is growing at a
Visitors to Joshua Tree would be hard-pressed not to be affected by the eerie other-worldly quartz monzonite boulders with imaginable faces, a night sky resplendent with brilliant stars, the sense of deep quiet in an area steeped in historical native American habitation, and the wonderful awakening to a sunrise that makes you feel new. Beyond connecting with yourself, some of
FOOD On one of the High Desert’s spectacularly sunny spring weekday afternoons, hours after the lunch rush has come and gone, Pie for the People, a frontierland-meets-industrial-looking pizzeria along Joshua Tree’s Twentynine Palms Highway, is still jamming with an eclectic crowd. In a dining room done up with strings of multicolor light bulbs and a Dr. Seuss–style desertscape mural sits
Fuchsia, gold, red and blue blooms are still alive in Joshua Tree National Park because of elevations that reach more than 5,800 feet in places. Capture images like this picturesque sunset at Joshua Tree National Park. VISITOR CENTERS VIDEO: Watch the stars fly by at Joshua Tree National Park. CAMPING Joshua Tree is a world-class climbing destination, with 8,000 routes
Led Zeppelin went to Headley Grange, an ivy-enveloped 18th-century English workhouse. Sting holed up in a French château. Since musicians met amplifiers, legendary acts have set up their recording gear in locales they sense will inspire their best work. When it does, insiders talk and soon the place is booked solid. From a cramped Detroit basement that churned out Motown’s
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