Enjoy unique places to stay near Joshua Tree National Park in California. Imagine roasting marshmallows over a blazing fire under the moon and stars. Stay in a cozy cottage, luxury yurt, or a modern tree house near the water or in the mountains. The amenities range from luxury to basic but all rentals are sure to please any type of traveler. California has 840 miles of beautiful coastline for your viewing pleasure. Take the family to see the best state parks within driving distance! Leo Carillo State Park, San Onofre State Beach, Carlsbad State Beach, and San Elijo State Beach are just a few nearby. Popular outdoor activities in Southern California include biking, kayaking, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kite boarding, swimming, whale-watching, and fishing. Southern California is definitely a place where irreplaceable family memories will be made without making hotel reservations.