California desert are vast and wide. Nearly a third of the golden state is considered desert terrain recieving less than 10 inches of rain per year. From Death Valley to the Baja border, there are endless miles of dirt trails, geological wonders, unique vegatation, native rock art, boulder gardens, sandy washes, slot canyons and great scenery overall. Abundant hiking & dining in the coolest places, plus ample areas to ride your mountain bike. Real out of the way back roads to explore & some interesting desert ghost towns.
is overlooked by many as they zoom thru Interstate
15 or 40 headed to Vegas or Grand Cyn NP. The Kelbaker Rd. &
BLM lands surrounding
offer amazingly scenic primitive camping options, plus plenty
dirt roads to test out your new sport utility vehicle.
Desert Hot Springs, just
outside the hustle of the Palm Springs, this is a sleepy desert
community. Resort spas, patio, BBQ, pool & great views of
the nearby Mt. San Jacinto.
bed & breakfast in the San Diego area desert. This elegant
inn is close to the Anza State Park visitors center & the
center of town of Borrego Springs. Southwestern decor, small
pool, jacuzzi, a nightly star filled sky awaits you
Touristy ghost town surrounds this small restored inn. Antique shops, saloon & a general store are the few businesses in town. Relax in the jacuzzi or on the backyard decks.