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!
Make the most out of your trip to Palm Springs with a visit to the The Living Desert, an incredible zoo and botanical garden representing the desert environments of North America and Africa. This oasis is perfect for the whole family, offering over 1200 protected acres, 450 wild animals, live animal shows, kids’ play park, tranquil gardens, model train exhibit, hiking trails, tram rides and more.
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.
Our award winning tour guides will take you on an experience you will never forget. With 8 straight Trip Advisor "Certificate of Excellence" awards, our guides will accompany you through the city of Palm Springs, once known as "Hollywood's Playground." Discover the history of Palm Springs, the Native American involvement with that history, points of interest in the village proper, a little about the desert life, a little about windmills, and of course our world famous complimentary Date Shake. Get the Palm Springs scoop, What's new? Where to go? What to do? Our tour guides will show you Palm Springs in a way you never thought possible.