Destination guide

Lively Joshua Tree National Park will entice you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Joshua Tree National Park. This city's shopping, parks and restaurants draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Joshua Tree National Park

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Joshua Tree National Park a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky's the Limit Observatory and Nature Center (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Hidden Valley Nature Trail (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail (21.1 mi / 34 km)
  • Indio's Municipal Golf Course (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
  • Desert Adventures Metate Ranch (25.1 mi / 40.3 km)
  • Indian Palms Country Club (27.1 mi / 43.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Joshua Tree National Park

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Joshua Tree National Park is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cottonwood Springs (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Joshua Tree National Park North Entrance (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Joshua Tree National Park South Entrance (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Joshua Tree National Park Oasis Visitor Center (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Luckie Park (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Knott Sky Park (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Joshua Tree National Park

Fly into Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional), the closest airport, located 26.4 mi (42.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), which is 27.4 mi (44.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Joshua Tree National Park?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,481 holiday lettings near Joshua Tree National Park. From 875 Houses to 52 Cabins, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Joshua Tree National Park area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Joshua Tree National Park?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Joshua Tree National Park. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Palm Springs: 6,031 holiday homes
  • Coachella: 3,518 holiday homes
  • Mission Hills Country Club: 190 holiday homes
  • Indio: 4,806 holiday homes
  • San Diego County: 8,384 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Joshua Tree National Park! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Joshua Tree National Park?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Joshua Tree National Park with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Palm Springs: 6,031 holiday lettings
  • Coachella: 3,518 holiday lettings
  • Indio: 4,806 holiday lettings
  • Palm Desert: 7,192 holiday lettings
  • La Quinta: 4,789 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Joshua Tree National Park?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Joshua Tree National Park are:

  • Palm Springs International Airport (PSP): 7,173 self catering accommodations
  • Twentynine Palms, CA (TNP): 109 self catering accommodations
  • Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (TRM): 4,655 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Joshua Tree National Park?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Joshua Tree National Park. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yucca Valley Community Park: 539 holiday rentals
  • Empire Polo Club: 4,617 holiday rentals
  • El Dorado Polo Club: 6,246 holiday rentals
  • Desert Island Golf and Country Club: 7,697 holiday rentals
  • Palm Desert Country Club: 4,582 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Joshua Tree National Park listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Joshua Tree National Park

Palm Springs
6,031 holiday rentals
Coachella
3,518 holiday rentals
Indio
4,806 holiday rentals
Palm Desert
7,192 holiday rentals
La Quinta
4,789 holiday rentals
Rancho Mirage
6,520 holiday rentals
Joshua Tree
429 holiday rentals
Indian Wells
5,386 holiday rentals
Twentynine Palms
384 holiday rentals
Yucca Valley
361 holiday rentals
Cathedral City
5,251 holiday rentals
Desert Hot Springs
7,283 holiday rentals
Bermuda Dunes
5,113 holiday rentals
El Paseo Shopping District
4,892 holiday rentals
Village
4,486 holiday rentals
Pioneertown
368 holiday rentals
Landers
2,123 holiday rentals
Borrego Springs
172 holiday rentals
Indio Hills
2,643 holiday rentals
Thousand Palms
6,555 holiday rentals