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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2017

Located a few miles away from the Twentynine Palms, California, the Inland Empire’s Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert features a great festival. Art plays a pivotal role in defining the Coachella experience. Each year, Coachella features art from artists worldwide.  The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The Coachella Valley Festival lineup has been unveiled, and fans are eagerly awaiting a rumored reunion for Coachella 2017. Annual music and arts festival features many genres of music including alternative rock, hip hop, and electronic music as well as large installations and sculptural art. The event has several stages or tents set-up throughout the grounds, each playing live music continuously.  Across the grounds, several stages continuously host live music.


The annual festival will run on two consecutive weekends: April 15th – 17th and 22nd – 24th.

If you love art and music, this event is highly recommended while on vacations.  If looking for the perfect place to stay, check out our Twentynine Palms Hotel – Harmony Motel and book directly on the Hotel’s Website for the lowest possible rates.

Explore Mojave Desert – Twentynine Palms

Twentynine Palms derives its name from the life-giving waters of the lush oasis where 29 native California Fan Palms grew along the Pinto Mountain fault. More than 8,000 years ago, this area was occupied by the prehistoric Pinto culture.

The city of Twentynine Palms is in the middle of the Mojave Desert between Los Angeles and the Colorado River. Located in southern California, the desert area is a land of mountain ranges, sand dunes, great mesas and extinct volcanoes. Mojave contains several diverse mountain ranges, the Kelso dune system, dry lakebeds and evidence of volcanic activity.


You can also enjoy north of Joshua Tree and south of Death Valley, Mojave resembles a bit of both. Mojave boasts hundreds of miles of off-pavement trails for 4X4s. Two wheel drive vehicles will not have a problem visiting many of the roadside campsites and other attractions. You may also take a tour of Mitchell Caverns, which is located in a state run nature preserve within the national preserve.

Stay at the Harmony Motel in Twentynine Palms and you will be at the center of Twentynine Palms attractions.

Desert Queen Mine In Joshua Tree National Park

This short desert hike visits a gold mine that operated profitably for decades on land now protected by Joshua Tree National Park. An overlook across from the mine is reachable via an easy 0.7-mile round trip trail, and the excursion can be extended to 1.6 miles by crossing a canyon to the mine itself.

It leads a half mile to the mine ruins, tailings pile and shafts of the Desert Queen gold mine. This mine operated from 1895 to 1961, with several periods of inactivity. A fork in the trail will take visitors to an overlook of the mine property and to the mine site.


The gold mine was founded in 1894 by Frank L. James. It has a history of murder and payoffs as the profitable goldmine changed hands over the years until it fell into the hands of longtime desert resident and homesteader Bill Keys.

The National Park Service entered the Desert Queen Mine in the National Register of Historic Places. It is an excellent example of nineteenth century mining industry in southern California.

Stay at the Harmony Motel in Twentynine Palms and you will be at the center of Twentynine Palms attractions.

Barker Dam near Joshua Tree National Park

Situated between Queen Valley and the Wonderland of Rocks in Joshua Tree National Park near the Wall Street Mill. It is a small foreign-looking reservoir constructed by early cattlemen and C.O. Barker in 1900.  Barker Dam is a pioneer built dam to store water for cattle.  It is a gathering place for desert wildlife, including many species of birds and Desert Bighorn Sheep.  It was raised in 1949 by rancher William F. Keys. Hikers of all abilities will enjoy this level 1.5-mile hike. The water can all but disappear during the dry season, so make a point to visit this trail in the winter and spring. The return portion of the loop has some rock scrambling, and goes by ancient petroglyphs etched in the rock. In this area you will encounter a variety of interesting scenery as open flats, granite boulders, a seasonal reservoir, a cliff bearing Indian petroglyphs, and many species of desert plants including plenty of Joshua trees. Besides the excellent scenery this is also a popular rock climbing location, as the sheer granite boulders provide many short but challenging pitches, and there are several notable sites a short distance along the trail.


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Visit The Integratron – Twentynine Palms

Integraton is a dome like acoustic structure situated in Landers, California. It was assembled by George Van Tassel in 1959, who guaranteed that he had a interaction with the “space individuals” and that he had being spoken with the restoring strategy of human cells. The Integraton was based on the same system. Individuals going by are given Sound Baths which is said to be an hour long mending session in a multi-wave sound chamber.


The key feature is a echoic room where a musician blathers your body in sound for cellular renewal and overall rejuvenation. The acoustic nature of the dome is eerie as you can whisper on one side and hear it more loudly on the other side of the dome than if you stand next to the person.

Make sure to get there ahead of time so you can spend some time relaxing on the gorgeous grounds. This is something worth to try in your life! The sound bath is so relaxing and interesting.

If you are out by Joshua Tree, you have to stop by the Integratron. It’s a one of a kind structure with a fascinating history. At the Integraton, you can find the intersection of science, aliens, spirituality and a place where folks like Robert Plant have had recording sessions.

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Explore Moorten Botanical Garden

This landmark botanical garden has been delighting Palm Springs visitors for more than 60 years, and is sometimes used in films. Proudly proclaiming itself the “World’s First Cactarium”, the garden includes 3,000 fine examples of desert cacti and other desert plants in a quirky Wild West setting.


Some of the desert turtles were stolen which is not very nice for a classic institution in Palm Springs. It is on the south end of town on the way to Indian canyons.

Working Hours:

Monday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Turtledoves, hummingbirds, lizards and other small wild creatures also make impromptu appearances among the rocks and plants. Many unusual botanical specimens are for sale, along with other souvenirs.

This garden has amazing cacti. It looks a little rustic from the street, but step into the garden and be amazed at the cactus plantings. Small place that is filled with all kinds of cacti and succulents. This place is so beautiful, calm, and wonderful! Do yourself a favor and visit it.

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Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum

Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum – This museum is surely not from the ordinary lot, as it displays its sculptures amidst a desert, which are all made from scrap and waste material. The creations are assemblage sculptures, that are made from an assortment of materials like burger wraps, glass chips, burnt wood and other such castoff material.

The displays often take on a different meaning in different weathers, adding to their unique value. These works of art are the creations of Noah Purifoy, who draws inspiration from the coarse environment of Mojave desert in California.


This is a great place to check out for all the art lovers heading to Joshua Tree! The space hosts a huge collection of sculptures made of found objects and random artifacts. You can spend a good hour here exploring the different pieces he’s created and taking pics.

This place is so unique. If you love modern art, if you love the desert, stranger things, this is a great place to visit. This outdoor museum creates such different world. It’s free to visit. This place is heavenly. Incredible sculptures in the middle of the dessert. Not to be missed.

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Discover Indian Canyons Near Twentynine Palms

The Indian Canyons are a beautiful retreat from the sometimes glitzy atmosphere of Palm Springs. When the streams are running, children enjoy splashing in the water. It’s also a popular area for picnics. Visitors now have the chance to see the “Witch of Tahquitz Canyon,” an eerie shadow that’s occasionally cast on the walls of the canyon.

There are many trails here to take, it all depends on how much time you have on your hands to see which ones will suit you best. It is a oasis in the middle of the desert. Nice place to go for a short hike.


Hour of operation:

Monday – Sunday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

If you only have time for one hike, Indian Canyon offers a variety of trails to choose from, all different and unique. Views are stunning. The native palm trees provide an oasis type setting on some trails. Great place for kids to do a short hike.

Indian Canyons is located on the very western edge of Palm Springs. This is a beautiful area owned by the Agua Caliente band of the Cahuilla Indians, impeccably maintained and operated.

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Visit The Living Desert – Twentynine Palms

The Living Desert – This vast living museum of desert flora and fauna is a must-see for most visitors to the Coachella Valley. More than 400 species thrive here, including Mexican gray wolves, bobcats, mountain lions and golden eagles. The Village Watutu exhibit expands the desert experience to include the regions of Africa, so the collection also includes camels, zebras and cheetahs. In addition, Wildlife Wonders shows are held in the Tennity Amphitheater daily.


Working Hours:

Monday – Sunday : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


The botanical gardens represent over 1,400 species, indigenous to the arid areas of North America and Africa. A state-of-the-art wildlife hospital allows visitors to interact with the staff while procedures are being performed on animals.

It’s not huge, you can walk everywhere in a few hours, even in the Palm Desert’s heat they have water fountains everywhere though the gardens! They have cute trains if you get tired, the charge for the ride is $6 extra for adults, $3 kids older than 3.

The other great aspect of the living desert are the extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great place to see lots of plants and exotic animals. This park is as much of a desert botanical garden as it is a zoo. This is an up close and personal interaction with the animals and game.

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Enjoy Your Trip in Joshua Tree National Park!

At the point when the sun goes down, the general population cluster around the pit fires. Be that as it may, in the event that you are courageous and have an adoration to see the night stars, the night is an otherworldly time to investigate or to just back off and respect the light of the universe in the night sky. Joshua Tree National Park in California is an incredible spot. The region of the Mojave Desert now known as Joshua Tree National Park attracted a variety of human inhabitants over the years.


There is a great deal of intriguing history in Joshua Tree National Park, similar to old gold mines and Native America locales. Crown Prince Lookout highlights another time of the recreation center’s history, when a notice station for World War II planes was situated on a rock arrangement close to today’s disregard. The post and a second close-by perspective can be come to by means of a simple 3.25-mile round trek climb up an old jeep trail. With additional exertion, you can stone up rock arrangements to find more extensive perspectives alongside the remaining parts of the old perception post. There is just around 50 feet of rise change between the high and low purposes of this trek, permitting you to make a lively climb to amazing perspectives.


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