A Guide to Joshua Tree, CA
If you’re looking for some desert seclusion with a mix of accessible amenities, make the 130 mile journey east to Joshua Tree National Park. The majority of services for those visiting the park are found in the nearby communities of Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, or Twentynine Palms.
A Guide to Lake Arrowhead, CA
When we think of alpine luxury, Lake Arrowhead immediately comes to mind. Drive a couple hours east of Los Angeles and find yourself up in the San Bernardino Mountains, where trails and forest surround the picturesque lake complete with a charming village town.
A Guide to New Cuyama, CA
A scenic 140 mile drive northwest from Los Angeles will land you in idyllic New Cuyama, CA. This slice of California’s high desert is a destination where the journey is just as much of a prize as arriving in the quaint town located east ...
A Guide to Kernville, CA
165 miles from LA, the town of Kernville sits in the southern Sierra Nevada. Small-town vibes compliment the great outdoors in this unique destination, where the high desert meets the river. For many years, visitors have flocked to the region enjoying a range of ...
ESCAPE LOS ANGELES RECENT STAYSSEE ALL RECENT STAYS
Casa Cabina in Lake Arrowhead, CA
This Lake Arrowhead cabin, the Casa Cabina, is a charming Bavarian style home sleeping up to seven guests. The cozy space was created by the minds behind Piva Casa, with tons of amenities for those traveling with their littles.
River Willow Cabin in Kernville, CA
Kern River House's four Kernville cabins are exactly the type of rental we love: where guests can check-in and “check out,” never having to leave. Part of our Escape LA Guide to Kernville.
Cuyama Buckhorn in New Cuyama, CA
This freshly opened boutique hotel in New Cuyama offers a heated pool, hot tub and sauna — plus an incredible on-site restaurant & bar. Part of our forthcoming guide to the New Cuyama valley.
The Palms at Indian Head Hotel in Borrego Springs, CA
Fans of mid-century architecture will absolutely love the vibe of the Palms Hotel at Indian Head in Borrego Springs. Part of our guide to the Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
A Treehouse in Topanga, CA
This beautiful Airbnb, named the Flying Pig Treehouse Oasis, is so perfect for a quick outdoor escape from LA.
The Idyllcove A-Frame in Idyllwild, CA
Idyllcove is one of multiple rental homes available through family-owned boutique rental company, Experience Idyllwild. With two bedrooms, the cozy A-frame is perfectly sized for a couple or traveling friends.