Tag Archives: California Desert

Wildflower blooms, wildlife and scenery in the California desert!

Death Valley, Joshua Tree National Parks offer wildflower blooms, wildlife and other-worldly scenery Tired of chilly mornings and frosty windshields? Use the late winter/spring to take a road trip to the California desert for wildflower blooms, exotic wildlife and stunning scenery. Our destination includes two stunning national parks, Death Valley and Joshua Tree, and several […]

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Bucket list travel updates in the Western United States for the new year, Part 2

Western US travel “musts”, update your bucket list for the new year, Part 2 Over the last two weeks we have offered 12 ultimate travel destinations in California and half a dozen additional western state‚Äôs destinations, suggested month by month. Here are the final six suggestions for the western US: August, the Volcano tour: Take […]

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The strange and alien plants of our California deserts!

Pink flowers along the hike up Borrego Palm Canyon The odd Ocotillo plant, which, with just a bit of rain, blooms and sends these blossoms off to provide seeds for future germination. The Mojave Yucca, which sends a stalk to 12 feet with full bloom. Creosote Bush in partial bloom. Chollo cactus in the desert […]

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