Travel Diary: Joshua Tree, Palm Springs & Salvation Mountain

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I've never been a nature girl so when we decided to go to Joshua Tree I was a bit hesitant. I'm so happy I pushed through because it was actually a lot of fun and the sights were amazing and it just goes to show that if I can do it, ANYONE can do it!  If you've never been, I highly recommend it!

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We spent most of the morning hiking through the Arch Rock area and the afternoon at the Jumbo Rocks.

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Stopped by the Cactus Garden

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The stars are AMAZING!!! You get a clear shot of everything in the sky!

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The next day we drove by Palm Springs and stopped at the popular Pink Door.

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Then we drove another hour out to visit the majestic Salvation Mountain.

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On our drive back home we stopped by the Salton Sea to snap a photo of the beautiful blue water.

If you're wondering where we stayed and where we ate - I don't have any interesting recommendations.  We stayed at a local airbnb near Joshua Tree on the first night and I packed up some food for lunch and dinner.  The next day we ate food that I again brought from home and stopped by cheesecake factory for lunch before heading home.  Because this was such a short trip, I didn't want to spend a lot of time at fussing over what to eat and I'm so happy we did that because every moment spent at each destination was well worth it.




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