In order to stay abreast of HDTS events, and to be sent the latest maps and directions to our projects, send us an email at


To get to HDTS from Los Angeles:
(approx. 2+ hours)

Take the 10 east

Drive approx 1.5 hours (to the windmill fields)

Exit on Hwy 62 (29 Palms Hwy)

Take 62 (29 Palms Hwy) east towards 29 Palms.

The sites are located between Yucca Valley and Wonder Valley - An updated map will be posted before the next event on the website and will be available at the HDTS HQ at 6470 Veterans Way in downtown Joshua Tree.


From Further Away:

If you are flying to the west coast we recommend arriving at any of the following airports: Palm Springs airport (30 minutes from HDTS, but more expensive) Ontario Airport (1.5 hours from HDTS), Long Beach Airport (3 hours), or LAX (3 hours).



Don't forget to book your rooms early as hotels tend to fill up over the weekend of the HDTS event. for a list of the hotels and cabins check the sidebar on this page.



Download the local driving map from HDTS CB08 (WEST)

Download the local driving map from HDTS CB08 (EAST)

Download the project descriptions from HDTS CB08









Hotels and Lodging

Rattler Ranch Cabins
(Joshua Tree)
Two mid-century bungalows, in a beautiful Joshua Tree location, available for rent on a nightly basis, just minutes from Joshua Tree National Park entrance.

Joshua Tree Highlands Houses
(Joshua Tree)
Private Desert Vacation Rentals. Each House on Five Acres with Panoramic Mountain Views. Adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park.

Spin and Margie's
Desert Hide-a-Way

(Joshua Tree)
Idyllic,hacienda-style lodging minutes from Joshua Tree National Park. A courtyard fire pit, portable gas grills, full kitchens, and private patios make you feel at home.

Quail Mountain House

(Joshua Tree)
Small free standing house on 5 acres around the corner from the National Park entrance. Simply but beautifully equipped and furnished. Perfect for 1, 2, or 3 people, but can accommodate 2 additional guests with comfortable sofa bed.Click here for more info.

High Desert Motel

(Joshua Tree)
(760) 366-1978, (888) 367-3898

Pretty Vacant Properties

Spend your weekend in either Rosa Muerta or Acido Dorado - two completely custom made architectural experiments (by architect Robert Stone) that could only happen here and now- in Joshua Tree.

29 Palms Inn
(29 Palms)
Rooms and cabins for 1 to 8

Hungry Bunny Ranch
(Twentynine Palms)
A beautiful, secluded loft next to Joshua Tree National Park. 2200 square feet, Sleeps 4 comfortably.
(831) 236-8359

Pioneertown Motel

Rooms for 1 to 2

Desert Wonderland

(Wonder Valley)
Two great cabins owned and decorated by Perry Hoffman in Wonder Valley.

Homestead Inn
(29 Palms)
Rooms for 1 or 2

Harmony Motel

(29 Palms)
Rooms for 1 or 2

Joshua Desert Retreats

Cabins at $800 to $1300 per week

Roughly Manor

(29 Palms)
Rooms and cottages for up to 2

Circle C Lodge (29 Palms)
6340 El Rey Avenue, 29 Palms, CA 92277
Tel: (800) 545-9696
or (760) 367-7615

Rimrock Ranch Cabins


Oasis of Eden Inn and Suites (Yucca Valley)
theme rooms with in room spas

Yucca Inn
(Yucca Valley)
$48 to $129 per night

Rosebud Ruby Star

Two rooms for up to 2 people

Joshua Tree Ranch Getaway
(29 Palms)
4 bedroom house plus cabin at the end of a dirt road. Weekly rates available.

Joshua Tree Connection
Six private cabins and houses in various locations. $230 - $650 for two nights. Weekly rates available.

Hacienda Hot Springs Inn
(Desert Hot Springs)
A boutique mineral spa hotel with a relaxed Old World ambience. 30 minutes from Joshua Tree, and 20 minutes from Palm Springs. Guests can soak in the famous mineral waters, relax, read from the selection of vintage books in the library, break a sweat in the Finnish rock sauna, or choose from a selection of original spa treatments based on native plants and herbs from the garden.
Call 760 251 2885
* 10% discount to guests arriving for the HDTS weekend

Miracle Manor Retreat

(Desert Hot Springs)
A small boutique spa-tel with queen rooms (queen beds) or a room with two twins - $150 or queen rooms with kitchenettes: $175 Available: gas grill, sumptuous, healthy and complimentary continental breakfast and 24-hour access to naturally fed mineral springs pools ~ 93 and 103 degrees). Also customized spa services available to all guests by appointment.

Miricle Manor is owned by architect and former SCI-Arc director , Michael Rotondi (RoTo Architects) and his partner/designer (also SCI-Arc professor) April Greiman (Made in Space). Manager, Julie Tolentino is Joshua Tree resident; PRAXIS MOHAVE Workshop creator with Ron Athey; and is a performance artist from NYC.

877 329 6642 toll free
or 760 329 6642