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Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California - Palm Springs & the Deserts (PDF Chapter)
This is the Palm Springs & the Deserts chapter from Lonely Planet’s Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California guidebook.
There’s something undeniably artistic in the way the landscape unfolds in the California desert. Through it all threads iconic Route 66, lined with moodily rusting roadside relics. No matter what your trail, the desert will creep into your consciousness and never fully leave.
- ascend through five zones in less than 15 minutes aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tram-way
- stretch out next to a kidney-shaped pool in a mid-century modern hotel in Palm Springs
- walk in the footsteps of presidents and royalty at Sunnylands Estate
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Palm Springs & the Coachella Valley, Joshua Tree National Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Around Anza-Borrego, Salton Sea, Julian, Route 66, Los Angeles to Barstow, Barstow, Barstow to Needles, Mojave National Preserve & Around, Nipton, Primm, Death Valley National Park & Around, Beatty, Nevada, Shoshone, Tecopa, Upper Mojave Desert, Lancaster-Palmdale, Mojave, Boron, Ridgecrest, Trona Pinnacles, Randsburg and Las Vegas.
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