Desert Vacation – Joshua Tree – Part 3

Desert Vacation – Joshua Tree – Part 3

We hit the ground running the moment we entered Joshua Tree. Based on our unfortunate experience at Death Valley, we made sure to stop at the visitor center and check to see if the campgrounds were open. Luckily, the weather was in the 70's at night, so we drove straight to our campsite and set up our [...]

Desert Vacation – Death Valley – Part 2

Desert Vacation – Death Valley – Part 2

Before officially heading into Death Valley, we stopped at the Rhyolite ghost town right outside of Beatty, NV. Thanks to Google, I learned that Rhyolite began as a mining town in the early 1900s. The city offered things like running water, electricity, and transportation as well as a bank, school, and stock exchange. The town thrived for a several years [...]