Famous for its diversity, Joshua Tree is a world renowned wildlife preserve area. With over 800 different plants, and fossils that 5,000 years old, this campground is a treasure all in its own. Filled with trails fit for the whole family, this is a camping destination you and your family will not want to miss out. Located east of Palm Springs and north of the Salton Sea, Joshua Tree is in perfect proximity to other desert destinations in case you and your group decide to visit the surrounding area. The park is open all year long, but keep in mind Spring (mid March to early June) is the busiest time for this park due to the cool nights, warm days and abundance of wildflowers. You do not want to miss out!
Located 6 hours and 30 minutes away in Zion, Utah from beautiful Los Angeles is an oasis untouched by man! This area is home to a very diverse collection of botany and wildlife, bringing together two very diverse ecosystems beautifully. The ecosystems here range from desert to coniferous forest! There are two major campgrounds located in this national park. South Campground (first come, first serve basis with rates starting at $16 a night) and Watchmen Campground (reservations available with rates starting at $20)