Visiting Joshua tree was nothing short of magical.
Where to stay?
With a couple friends, I stayed at an Airbnb in Joshua Tree. When searching for a place to stay, the Chiquita on Flamingo caught our eye and the price was just right.
Three of us slept inside so if you choose to stay with a few people here, be ready to snuggle up.
Outside we had access to a kitchen, hammock, camp fire and toilet. It was perfect for a trip in the desert.
The evening we arrived, we were greeted with the most beautiful view and rainbow. After we were settled in, we headed off to town to eat dinner and get some firewood.
What to eat?
We ate dinner at Joshua Tree Saloon. Being one of the few restaurants to choose from, this place was packed. It had a fun vibe with karaoke and we ate some good burgers!
We ended the night playing games by the fire and then ran inside after hearing what we think were coyotes?
That night we experienced the most intense thunderstorm in the middle of the desert. This wasn’t the Florida rainstorms I was used to but I still slept like a baby falling asleep to the sound of thunder and rain.
In the morning we saw the damage that this storm caused. A lot of places were shut down due to being out of power, but we got lucky and found a cute coffee shop open, Joshua Tree Coffee Co.
What to explore?
Rocks. Lots of rocks. I remember standing in the middle of the desert in pure awe. Whenever I go somewhere new, I realize just how big our God is. My mind is blown, every single time.
Going to Joshua Tree in October was nice because mornings were chilly and the afternoons had just the right amount of sun with a slight breeze.
Thank YOU for reading. This trip was by far one of my favorite trips from 2018. If you haven’t yet, I highly recommend putting Joshua Tree on your bucket list. You won’t regret it! Let me know if you have any questions if you decide to go.
22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.
23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.