Things to Do in Barstow Ever wondered what activities or sights to see while visiting our little corner of the vast Mojave Desert? Well today we count down the top 10 things to do while visiting Barstow, Ca. From the historic to the outdoors, there’s is certainly some unique areas worthy of a visit. Check it out. 10. Tons of …Continue reading
From the historic to the new, find your way around miles of the iconic Route 66, shop, and more.
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History & Culture
The settlement of Barstow began in the late 1830s in the Mormon Corridor. Every fall and winter, as the weather cooled, the rain produced new grass growth and replenished the water sources in the Mojave Desert. People, goods and animal herds would move from New Mexico and later Utah to Los Angeles, along the Old Spanish Trail from Santa Fe, …
The central hub for travelers in the Mojave Desert and Southeast area of California boasts rich history & a variety of outdoors activities.. The settlement began in the late 1830s in the Mormon Corridor. People, goods and animal herds would move from New Mexico and later Utah to Los Angeles, along the Old Spanish Trail from Santa Fe, or after 1848, on the Mormon Road from Salt Lake City. Historic Route 66 also travels through …
Mojave Trails Did you know, portions of the Mojave Desert east of Barstow between Interstate 15 & 40 is now recognized as National Monuments? Thanks in part to the Mojave Desert Land Trust and other conservation organizations and individuals, a wonderfully informative and easy to navigate website was created to guide visitors through this surprisingly beautiful area of Southern California.Continue reading
Barstow Stakeholder’s Survey Your responses are greatly needed in a survey about our community!! The Tourism Committee for Barstow is seeking the public’s help in answering a short survey on their thoughts about the area. We are going to use resident and stakeholder feedback to identify a common positive “brand” for Barstow. As in, which positive emotions and activities are viable for …Continue reading