California: Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree boasts a unique desert landscape with an even more unique variety of animals and plant life, such as the Joshua Tree, for which it was named. Tall granite outcrops make the park a perfect rock climbing destination, especially during winter and early spring, when easterners are drawn to southern California’s year-round mild temperatures and sunshine.
Destination: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Activities: Backpacking, rock climbing, mountain biking
Day 1: Arrive at the airport and board a flight to California. Drive to Joshua Tree and set up camp.
Days 2-7: Climb, hike or mountain bike through the park. For an alternative day, spend time bird-watching or checking out the wildflowers.
Day 8: Board the plane and head back home.
Disclaimer: All guided trips are offered by request. Necessary permits and fees are requested and obtained from the National Park Service prior to each trip.
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