A Entrance Row Seat to the Milky Method

When was the final time you regarded up on the stars? Or, in the event you stay in an enormous metropolis, when was the final time you could possibly see them?

A mere 2-3 hours outdoors of Los Angeles you may discover Joshua Tree Nationwide Park. Far sufficient away from the tough lights of the town, and roughly 5,000 ft above sea stage, Joshua Tree has all the weather essential for correct stargazing. Right here you may actually get a entrance row seat to the Milky Method. 

A fast search on-line will present a variety of tricks to contemplate when planning a stargazing journey. You may need to go on or as near a brand new moon as doable, as a result of it is going to guarantee as darkish an evening sky as you will get (which is able to enable for the celebs to take middle stage). Chairs are non-obligatory however really useful, and you might need to layer up in case the temperature drops. With correct preparation the one actual query turns into, “the place will you keep?” 

Able to go? Listed here are a few of our favourite methods to absorb the celebs. 

Camp It Out

There are 9 campgrounds in Joshua Tree to select from, and the positioning with the darkest evening sky is Cottonwood Campground. Cottonwood has 62 obtainable websites and is reservation solely throughout its busy season (September – Could). This can be a true unplugged expertise, with no cell service or electrical hookups. 

joshua tree cottonwood campground at night

Drive-In Fashion

Should you’re not fairly able to expertise the good outdoor, you may all the time decide to drive into the park at evening. The lengthy windy desert roads at evening are actually an expertise; throw in your favourite moody playlist and let the twists and turns present the proper backdrop.

Joshua tree road at night

From A Fashionable Wayfarer

Staying In

There are many spots dotted across the park the place you may nonetheless expertise a lot of the celebs with out leaving the comforts of residence. The celebs is probably not as seen as in the midst of the desert, however are you able to beat the expertise of stargazing from a scorching tub?! 

Try these cool air bnb’s to your subsequent JT journey:

Air Bnb Cottontail Cabin in Joshua Tree

The Cottontail Cabin 

 

Rockwood Hill House Air bnb Joshua Tree

The Rockwood Hill Home

 

Joshua Tree Mojave Moon Casita Airbnb

 The Mojave Moon Casita

 

Completely satisfied stargazing!

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