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Make Joshua Tree your next getaway

The community of Joshua Tree is nestled in the desert, surrounded by the rugged beauty that is characteristic of this area. This small city is the gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, as well as some of the most stunning views and exciting outdoor activities this region has to offer. Check out our selection of Joshua Tree vacation rentals and the rest of our Southern California homes and find a comfortable, amenity-filled vacation home to ensure you have an amazing trip!

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Joshua Tree vacation rentals for every getaway

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Hi View House
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Hi View House - Joshua Tree, CA

$231 avg / night
Serenity Place
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Serenity Place - Joshua Tree, CA

$160 avg / night
Joshua Tree Casa Leon
2 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 6

Joshua Tree Casa Leon - Joshua Tree, CA

$181 avg / night
House of the Moon
3 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 6

House of the Moon - Joshua Tree, CA

$499 avg / night
Sage Cabin Experience
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Sage Cabin Experience - Joshua Tree, CA

$209 avg / night

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Recent Joshua Tree vacation rental reviews

This property is a ten! Everything you need when renting a house is there!
Sjoerd R. | May 2024
We really liked this house and its close location to the Park entrance to Joshua Tree. We stayed for 3 nights in April and our small family enjoyed being able to go into the park after breakfast. After a day of hiking it was nice to get back home and have dinner on the really nice outdoor table in the front yard that had a great view. The house was clean and kitchen well supplied, although quite small. The futon/couch was not very comfortable to lounge on… definitely not a couch for hanging out and watching movies. We brought our 2 dogs and they loved exploring the big front yard. The back patio is fully enclosed. And the front yard is mostly enclosed, although there is just a rock wall behind the bbq and our younger dog kept jumping over it easily, so we kept her on a long lead when outside. Not an issue for us, but be aware if your dogs wander off. A couple quirky things, the bathroom is a true wet room, so you do need to squeegee the floors after a shower. And there are only glass block windows or french doors. We really wished that the front and kitchen doors had screens on them too so we could have left them open for a view and air and to keep the dogs inside. The bedroom has 2 doors to the front and back that had screens on them. The bedroom is huge and had a comfy queen size bed, and a twin size with extra trundle. Works well for a small family. Overall, we would stay here again as it was priced well.
Grace F. | May 2024
Great house with a great location for adventures in and around Joshua Tree. Plenty of room to spread out after a long day. Bring flip flops for the shower
Tyler R. | Apr 2024
Joshua Tree Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 14 of our Joshua Tree homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 24 of our Joshua Tree vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Joshua Tree vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Joshua Tree team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Joshua Tree, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Where Is Joshua Tree?

This desert community is just down the highway from Morongo Valley, and is also close to other desert cities such as Palm Springs. To the west is the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles, and from here you can even drive northwest to Big Bear for some skiing or fishing, or drive down the coast to San Diego to relax on the beach. With easy access to the stunning desert, wildlife preserves, and much more here near our Joshua Tree rentals, you won't have to go far to find adventures!

Things to Do in Joshua Tree

In the town you will have plenty of eateries, shops, and nooks to explore, including the well-loved Pie for the People pizzeria and several wonderful cafes.

When you're ready, grab your hiking boots and some extra water, and head out into the national park. The main attraction in this part of the desert is the fantastic Joshua Tree National Park, which covers 800,000 acres of protected land around the high-elevation Mojave Desert and lower-elevation Colorado Desert.

In the park itself, you will see vast stretches of landscape with unique rock structures, hills covered with wildflowers, and all sorts of plant and animal life including the iconic, twisted Joshua trees themselves. You can leisurely walk along short nature trails and gaze at the diverse plants while watching for wildlife - if you're lucky you might even see a desert tortoise or a bighorn sheep! The many longer trails provide pathways through the breathtaking wilderness so you can take advantage of the Joshua Tree hiking and mountain-biking options. Visitors flock here for the fabulous Joshua Tree climbing opportunities, and rock-climbers of every experience level can book a guided trip up the rocky cliffs.

This area is also a fantastic place to go birding, and the nearby Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is known for its diverse avian population. Before heading back to your Joshua Tree lodging for the night, pick a spot to sit and watch the sunset, then stick around and stargaze while surrounded by the stunning beauty of nature.

If you want to experience the rugged and diverse beauty of the desert, come stay at one of our Joshua Tree vacation rentals and get ready for an exciting escape you won't soon forget!