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Joshua Tree National Park is one of the most amazing places to hike and explore in California, with panoramic views at every turn and inspiring landscapes that feel like a whole other world. There are various lodging opportunities around the park, including some really unique glamping accommodations in yurts, tents, cabins, dome homes, and campers.
Here is a sampling of the dreamy glamping rentals near Joshua Tree that you can book on Airbnb and Vrbo!
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Available to rent on Vrbo, here’s a yurt that sleeps four people and is 200 square feet in size. It has a queen-size bed and a cot bunk bed. The hurt has been featured on HGTV and takes glamping to the next level. It’s minutes from the national park and on eight acres of land surrounded by private undeveloped areas. This is one of several yurts on the property, and there are restrooms in a separate facility. Other perks onsite are the minibar service, fresh pizza, homemade cookies, and other snacks. Pets are welcome here.
This dome is not only one of the most popular Airbnb rentals in the entire Joshua Tree area, but it’s also a top dome rental in the U.S. It sleeps four guests and has two bedrooms and one bath. With a modern-bohemian vibe, the dome features many handcrafted items and is a place to stimulate the mind and spirit. It’s been featured in many magazines and highly in demand. To keep you comfortable, the dome has air conditioning, space heaters, and a wood-burning stove. Amenities provided include Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, coffeemaker, and hairdryer. The dome is on multiple acres of land, secluded from neighbors, and a few miles from Joshua Tree town center.
You’ll love this highly-rated Airbnb Airstream camper that’s on five acres in a peaceful neighborhood. It’s a 27-foot Airstream close to Joshua Tree so you can enjoy scenic hikes, the natural landscape, and the comforts of home. The outside amenities include a Jacuzzi, cowboy tub, outdoor shower, wooden decks, BBQ, and more. Inside, you’ll have cooking basics, a toilet and shower, sheets, and towels. The camper works well for up to three guests and has a queen-size bed and a sofa bed. It also comes with a TV and Wi-Fi.
With 300 square feet of space, this camper sleeps two people and has a vintage vibe. It’s a 1969 trailer just minutes from the north entrance of the national park. The camper has a living/kitchen space, bedroom, and full bathroom. The location has amazing views and is close to everything. There are three total living accommodations on the property that share some common spaces. Quiet hours start at 10pm to be respectful of the neighbors. You’ll need to travel a bit on a dirt road to get here, which adds to the rustic scene.
The Jackalope Lodge is just 10 minutes from the national park and a funky desert retreat for a relaxing getaway. The funky shops in Joshua Tree and restaurants are just a half-mile away from here too. It is great for two guests and has a queen-size bed. You’ll have awesome views of the landscape on this large property. The outdoor space has an outdoor shower, fire pit, tub, and lounge area for stargazing. The interior has a kitchen, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning.
This is a 1972 era, 31-foot camper called the Lil Copernicus that’s in a desert neighborhood near Joshua Tree. It has been restored inside to be just like a tiny cabin with a full bathroom, queen-size bed, and full kitchen. The Airstream rental also comes with the use of the backyard and back patio in the house. Just keep in mind that this vintage trailer has minimal insulation, so it does stay a bit warm inside on hot summer days in spite of the swamp cooler that takes the temperature down about 10-20 degrees. This camper is about five minutes from the main strip of Joshua Tree and 15 minutes from the park entrance.
Who says you need to have your own camper to experience the outdoors of Joshua Tree? You can have a fun and affordable glamping experience by renting this Airbnb camper that’s just 15 minutes from the national park. It is a cozy place to stay for the weekend in a 23-foot trailer that’s located in a fenced-in, five-acre lot. You’ll be in the foothills of the mountains and have all the comforts of home here, including hot showers, Wi-Fi, heating, and air conditioning. The camper sleeps two people and has a double-size bed. Other amenities are the kitchen, bathtub, toiletries, outdoor furniture, fire pit, and BBQ grill. When you’re here, restaurants and gas stations in Joshua Tree Village are just three miles away, and more town services are 15 minutes away in Yucca Valley.
Two guests will enjoy staying in this tent near Joshua Tree with a full-size air mattress, water, ice chest, and firepit. It is one of seven sites on the host’s land and has bathrooms shared between all sites. If you stay for two days, your glamping rental comes with a complimentary bottle of wine. Inside the tent, the host provides towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper. Otherwise, there aren’t many amenities so book this Airbnb to get back to basics and truly immerse yourself in the landscape. The tent is not suitable for infants and does not allow pets.
Set up camp in this cute Starcraft pop-up camper to enjoy your trip to Joshua Tree on a budget. It sleeps six people and is very highly rated among guests. The camper comes with a kitchen, fridge and freezer, microwave, coffeemaker, two king-size beds, fans, A/C units, propane heater, and dining room area. The outside area has a full bath, hammock, yard games, and BBQ area with seating. There are resident dogs and cats that live on site, and you are welcome to bring your pets too. This glamping rental is available on Airbnb and just two miles from the national park.
One of the best glamping yurts in the Joshua Tree area is this one on Airbnb for up to four guests. It is on a 16-acres private estate and minutes from the park entrance. The yurt is decorated with authentic Mongolian furniture and has A/C, heat, and a separate bathroom and sink. The host provides cooking essentials with a picnic table, camping stove, and BBQ grill. The sleeping arrangements are a queen-size bed and sofa bed. Wildlife is prevalent in the area. There are neighbors in the area, which is why quiet hours apply between 11pm and 7am. This is a perfect time to quietly enjoy the dark night skies around the yurt.
Here is a Vrbo rental property that is a glamping option in Joshua Tree. This is an 850-square-foot cabin for two people that has a full bath, kitchen, and dining area. It’s one of two separate cabins at Green Acres Ranch on Mojave Desert land. It’s fun to relax here in the hammocks, lounge area, and around the fire pit. When you rent this cabin, you’ll be less than a mile from the national park boundary. Yet it’s still a peaceful and secluded place to stay when you want to take excursions into the park, Palm Springs, Coachella Valley, and other local attractions. Pets are welcome here but children are not allowed.
Up to six people can stay in this tent on the Coyote Dry Lake Bed. This is at the BLM Northern Dispersed Camping Area of Joshua Tree National Park and a 15-foot-bell tent with a shared porta-potty and a wash station. Your rental here includes cooking gear, a USB charger, camp shower, propane heater for winter, and shade structure. The campsite also has a queen-size air mattress and foam ground bedding for additional guests or doing yoga. Pets are allowed to join you in this tent. A 4WD vehicle is recommended for the area, but access to the campsite will be fine with nearly any vehicle.