Travel Blogs from Desert Hot Springs
... even the chip things were completely different. Amazing. Had drinks out of jars... Lots of fun. Steve had a pulled pork sandwich... Of course it was too much food... But sooo cheap. Headed back and onto 29 palms and drove into Joshua tree national park.. Was beautiful in a desert kinda way. Kids picked up ranger books and had to answer questions and do some drawings... Then when they had completed their task they take it back to the ranger ...
... tree.. Resort is pushing it, we are out in the middle of nowhere which is nice after LA. will stay at a more developed park tomorrow, kids want concrete for skateboarding and maybe a pool, gym wud be good.fatty us. Had too many gins now and need to collapse into be... Oh cooked mac n cheese.. Well steve did cos he didn't like my style in cook and forget it. Jack had a vegemite bagel too. Internet is really weak so will put up pics later.. Please check ...
... but the place looked pretty grubby.
Biggest Tree in the World – Sequoia National Park
After crazy LA nature was calling. We swapped our Jeep Wrangler for a Ford Mustang (and got ripped off on the ridiculous insurance of course) in order to make some long-haul drives. We drove to Sequoia National Park to see the world’s tallest tree. What a very relaxing park. We saw a wild black bear ...
... a valley surrounded with shear rock walls and piles of rocks that kept the area hidden from local ranchers and was rumored to be the hideout of cattle rustlers. After a picnic lunch we headed to “Keys View”, at 5,185 feet it was the highest point in the park accessible to the general public. It was a long drive up the mountain, but the views from the top made it all worthwhile; we could overlook the valley far below that consisted of Palm Springs and ...
... to try to keep warm, but I think most got little sleep because of the wind. The next night we all moved into the farm house which was warmer and quieter. It was a good experience. As bonus I got to see a leopard from quite far off which was cool.
Quinton was a our chaperone while at the reserve and he was truly brilliant, the students loved him. Once we were done with the zebra project, most ...
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Other places to stay in Desert Hot Springs
10625 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Simply.......Affordable Luxury, at it's Best!
- Was I in an alternate universe?
- The true miracle is the midweek pricing
11000 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs | Hotel
- Oh My Gosh! - and not in a good way!
- What a nightmare!
- BUYER BEWARE!
14500 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $91
10805 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Hated it
- Go for the mineral pools, not the atmosphere
- Stay out of Dodge
12801 Tamar Drive, Desert Hot Springs | 2 star hotelfrom $104
68187 Club Circle Dr., Desert Hot Springs | 2 star hotelfrom $194
13340 Mountain View Rd., Desert Hot Springs | Hotel
- My time at this resort was a time of serenity peace and inner healing
- Silky Water
- I love this place!
66810 4th St., Desert Hot Springs | Hotel
- Other Worldly
- What a great desert discovery!!
- Transcendent - much more than a hotel