Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Joshua Tree

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Joshua Tree. Renowned for its parks, hiking and cafés, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Joshua Tree

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

  • Fortynine Palms Oasis Trail (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Hidden Valley Nature Trail (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Sky's the Limit Observatory and Nature Center (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Desert Dunes Golf Club (21 mi / 33.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Joshua Tree

Travelers appreciate the scenic parks and desert landscape, which is just a taste of what Joshua Tree has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Joshua Tree is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Joshua Tree National Park West Entrance (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Yucca Valley Community Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Knott Sky Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Luckie Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Joshua Tree National Park Oasis Visitor Center (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Joshua Tree National Park North Entrance (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Joshua Tree

Fly into Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), the closest airport, located 26.3 mi (42.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), which is 28.5 mi (45.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Joshua Tree?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 401 house rentals near Joshua Tree. From 282 Houses to 58 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Joshua Tree for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Joshua Tree?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Joshua Tree:

  • Joshua Tree Highlands: 21 vacation rentals
  • Panorama Heights: 24 vacation rentals
  • Monument Manor: 18 vacation rentals
  • Historic Tennis Club: 177 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Palm Springs: 612 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Joshua Tree?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Joshua Tree. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Joshua Tree National Park West Entrance: 264 home rentals
  • Joshua Tree Community Center: 508 home rentals
  • Hi-Desert Cultural Center: 509 home rentals
  • Joshua Tree Visitor Center: 511 home rentals
  • Mission Lakes Country Club: 4,547 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Joshua Tree listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Joshua Tree?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 282 Houses in Joshua Tree. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Joshua Tree include:

  • Cabins: 58 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 58 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 58 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Joshua Tree?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation homes with pool available in Joshua Tree.

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