Welcome to Best Western Gardens Hotel at Joshua Tree National Park!
On a hot summer's day, one of the best things to do in Palm Springs is to take a ride from the dry desert floor with the Aerial Tramway, 5,873 feet up into the cool climate of the San Jacinto Mountains. Come and ascend into a pristine wilderness aboard the world's largest rotating tramcars! Truly one of the greatest experiences in Southern California!
This awe-inspiring journey from Palm Desert takes you deep into the heart of California’s world-famous San Andreas Fault. On this open-air Jeep eco-tour, experience the forces of nature that have created amazing, steep-walled canyons and the most twisted and tormented landscapes on Earth!
Take a wild ride through the California desert in a comfortable open-air Hummer. This 4-hour tour journeys through fabled Joshua Tree National Park. Take the back roads to the park and see the natural beauty of the area while learning about its ecosystem and history from a National Park–approved guide. Gawk at the third largest oasis in the world as well as at some of the oldest canyons on the planet, located right on the San Andreas Fault.
Explore the lush palm oases of the Indian Canyons on this morning or afternoon 3-hour eco-tour from Palm Springs. Learn about the rich history and culture of the Cahuilla Indians as you ride a jeep their ancestral homelands with your knowledgeable guide. Take an easy 1-mile guided walk up Andreas Canyon for captivating views and see a stunning palm oasis from the rim of Palm Canyon. Relax after your desert odyssey by shopping for local crafts at a tribal trading post. This small-group tour is limited to seven people for a more relaxed, intimate experience.
Enjoy an evening of stargazing in the California desert on this guided, 3-hour, small-group tour. Explore a private, 800-acre preserve on the San Andreas Fault and learn about the desert’s plants, animals, history, geology and earthquakes in an open-air Jeep. Watch the transition from day to night as the remaining sunlight casts brilliant shadows and colors on the hills. Then enjoy a guided journey through the night sky as you gaze at stars and planets and hear fascinating stories about the constellations.
Small group Jeep/SUV tours of the San Andreas Fault zone. Colorful canyons and tortured landscape make this tour a memorable once in a lifetime adventure. Also enjoy the area's agriculture, views of the Salton Sea, and a date milkshake at a working date farm.