Things to See and Do

The best place to find a complete listing of cultural events and things to see and do is in the The Sun Runner magazine.

All year round you should check out:

  • Joshua Tree National Park (30 minutes to the Black Rock entrance)
    Just a short drive will take you to this beautiful national park.
  • Pioneertown (10 minutes away)
    Our nearest town is the historic western movie set Pioneertown, which was built by Roy Rogers in 1946 and hosts western shoot outs every Saturday and Sunday. For an evening of musical entertainment, food, dancing and fun we recommend the famous Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace, where Paul McCartney and many other top artists have recently performed.
  • Sky Village Swap Meet in Yucca Valley (20 minutes away)
    Don’t miss this junk to gems flea market, located at Old Woman’s Spring Rd. and 29 Palms Rd. in the old drive-in movie lot. Saturdays and Sundays, from 6:00 am – 2:00 pm.
  • The Integratron (30 minutes away)
    Sound baths; reservations required.
  • Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum in Joshua Tree (30 minutes away)
    Noah's work was featured at LACMA in Los Angeles.
  • Whitewater Preserve in Whitewater (45 minutes away)
    Stunning hikes, part of the Wildlands Conservancy

Eat and Drink

Flamingo Heights

  • La Copine - Excellent home made food
    848 Old Woman Springs Rd
    (760) 289-8537

Pioneertown

  • Pappy & Harrriets Pioneertown Palace
    53688 Pioneertown Road
    (760) 365-5956

Yucca Valley

  • 2 Guys Pies Brick Oven Pizzeria
    56969 Yucca Trail, Ste A
    (760) 418-5075
  • Frontier Café – Coffee, tea and sandwiches with WiFi
    55844 Twentynine Palms Hwy
    (760) 820-1360
  • Yokozuna Restaurant – Japanese
    58960 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 365-2521
  • Mexican Grill
    57173 Sunnyslope Drive
    (760) 365-5581
  • Castenada's Mexican Food
    56547 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 228-3044
  • Kimi Grill — Japanese
    7500 Camino Del Cielo Trl
    (760) 369-1122
  • Kasa Carncieria y Tacqueria
    56089 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 369-0701

Joshua Tree

  • Crossroads Cafe – A great place for home-cooking
    61715 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 366-5414
  • The Natural Sisters Cafe
    61695 29 Palms Hwy, Ste B
    (760) 366-3600
  •  Sam’s Pizza – Indian food
    61380 29 Palms Hwy, Ste 13
    (760) 366-9511
  • Country Kitchen
    61768 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 366-8988
  • Royal Siam Cuisine Thai Restaurant
    61599 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 366-2923

Morongo Valley

  • Morongo Valley Cafe
    49780 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 363-6939
  • Willie Boys Saloon
    50048 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 363-3343

Twentynine Palms

  • 29 Palms Inn – Where everything began in the oasis
    73950 Inn Ave
    (760) 367-3505
  • Bistro Twenty Nine
    73527 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 361-2229
  • The Rib Co.
    72183 29 Palms Hwy
    (760) 367-1663