World-Famous Crochet Museum

Joshua Tree National Park

An old lime-green photo booth is the home of Bunny, Buddy and hundreds of their crocheted friends collected by Shari Elf. The artist, singer, fashion designer, raw-food chef and life coach has not mastered the art of crocheting herself.

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1. Beauty Bubble Salon & Museum

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2. Noah Purifoy Desert Art Museum

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3. Indian Cove

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4. Keys Ranch

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5. Pioneertown

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6. Wonderland of Rocks

10.7 MILES

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7. Integratron

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8. Joshua Tree National Park

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As if from a page out of a Dr Seuss book, the whimsical-looking Joshua trees welcome visitors to this 794,000-acre park at the convergence of the Colorado…