Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California - Palm Springs & the Deserts (Chapter)
This is the Palm Springs & The Deserts chapter from Lonely Planet's Los Angeles & Southern California guidebook.
The desert is a land of contradictions: vast yet intimate, remote yet sophisticated, searing yet restorative. At first glance it may appear barren and boring, but look closer and you'll notice harrowing beauty.
- whisk 6000ft up the San Jacinto Mountains aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
- indulge in a nighttime mineral bath under infinite stars in Desert Hot Springs
- check out the trees and zip up and down giant rocks at Joshua Tree National Park
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Palm Springs & Coachella Valley, Joshua Tree National Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park & around, Julian, Death Valley National Park and Las Vegas.
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