Photos That Inspire – Joshua Tree National Park, California
Our first trip to Joshua Tree National Park was a really special memory. In 2003, Mackenzie had just turned nine. We decided that it was time to introduce her to camping. Since it was going to be her first camping experience, we thought that we should make it an easy one for her. So, Joshua Tree was a perfect choice, close to San Diego, well-organized camp ground, flush toilet, and fresh water. What we didn’t expect was the stunning scenery. I have seen pictures of Joshua Tree countless times, but nothing quite compare to being there. After a peaceful night sleep, we woke to a cold crisp morning. Hot chocolates were made and donuts shared. I took this picture on our way out of the park. We have been back there many times. Last year, we took Ender for the first time. I think we hooked the girls on Joshua Tree!
UPDATE (March 26, 2017)
We have since travelled to Joshua Tree over a dozen times and have discovered something new every time. If you are planning a trip and need a guide to show you some of the most interesting things to do or see, check out the one published by Scott Moses over at LiveOnceLiveWild. It is very well researched and there are several things in there that we plan to do on our next visit.