Overnight Itinerary - 24 hours


Quick trip with an overnight stay?

This is for those of you who are traveling and just want to do a stopover in Joshua Tree. Or folks making a quick trip from Los Angeles, Orange County or San Diego. Yes - It's doable!

Pre-Trip: Reserve an AirBnB room in Joshua Tree 

Here we go:

First Day

  • I'm assuming you'll be leaving around noon - arriving in the park in the afternoon
  • Drive into Joshua Tree
  • Stop at the Park Visitors Center - Park Blvd @ Hwy 62
  • Head into the Park to watch Sunset
    Depending on how much time you have, you can drive further into the park
  • After Sunset, come back into Joshua Tree
  • Get dinner at the Joshua Tree Saloon (Park Blvd @ Hwy 62)
  • Check in at your AirBnb and get a good nights sleep

Second Day

  • Get up Early in the Morning 6:00-9:00 (you'll need time to visit the park) 
  • Drives to Keys View to check out the morning light
  • Get lots of pictures along the way
  • Head back towards Joshua Tree Entrance
  • Stop at Cap Rock (at the corner of Park Blvd and Keys View Road)
  • Head back to the Joshua Tree Entrance 
  • Get Lunch in Town at the Natural Sisters Cafe (Hwy 62, East of Park Blvd)
  • That's it!
  • Head WEST on Hwy 62 and you will be back on Hwy 10 in 30 minutes. 
  • And then back to Big City! 

See - I told you it was possible!

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