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Hello from Joshua Tree

We are Stephanie Smith and Jay Babcock. Over 10 years ago we came to the hi-desert, landing in slightly settled, mostly unfenced quiet wilderness, with deep unsmogged horizons, enveloped nightly by a fantastically starred sky. It’s a long way from the urban apartments we spent our adult lives in, or the suburbs we grew up … Continue reading

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From Airbnb: The sunset is incredible, the surroundings, the nature, everything! Difficult to leave! * This place is pure magic! We had been wanting to stay here for years and it was everything we had dreamed of. * The Homesteader Cabin is a destination in itself! This is one of the most unique places we have ever stayed and we loved everything about the cabin. A magical desert experience! Don't miss it! Book on Airbnb

Sonora Cabin

Joshua Tree Homesteader Cabin
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Sunever Cabin

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Asian pear. There are 13 more doing the same thing. We've never watered them. Crazy!


JT Homesteader on Etsy"Defend" T-shirts & Dry Toilets on Etsy

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Hi-Desert Getaway

A roundup of things to do and see (from Refinery29). And another from Racked. And a third from 'T' (NYTimes).


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