Red Feather Lodge to Southern California
Travel AZ Hwy. 64 South towards Williams, AZ; I-40 West towards Los Angeles; Take I-15 South at Barstow and travel south to Los Angeles, CA. You can continue the route if you need to head back to the airport or once you are in the greater Los Angeles area use your GPS to get you back home or back to your hotel.
But, if you have an extra night to spend then below is a great way to see more of Arizona and another National Park in California. Mileage on this route is 535 miles (861 km) and approximately 9.5 hours.
Red Feather Lodge to Seligman, AZ – 95 miles, 153 km / approximately 1.5 hours
AZ Hwy. 64 South for 51 miles, take the ramp on your right to I-40 west. Travel West on I-40 for 44 miles and take Exit 123.
Seligman is known for its historic Route 66 charm with unique souvenir shops, Café & Diners such as the Roadkill Café, Lilo’s Westside Café or the Snow Cap Drive-In. This is a great place for breakfast, lunch, or an ice cream break.
Seligman to Lake Havasu City, AZ – 132 miles, 212 km / approximately 2 hours
Return to I-40 West for 110 miles and take Exit 9 to get onto AZ Hwy. 95. Travel south on Hwy. 95 for 20 miles to Lake Havasu City.
Turn right onto Mesquite Avenue and the Holiday Inn Express will be on your left. The Holiday Inn Express is conveniently located off Hwy. 95 to spend a night and is within easy walking distance of restaurants and of course the London Bridge. This iconic bridge was disassembled in England in 1968 and reassembled, brick by brick, at Lake Havasu City. Visit www.golakehavasu.com for hotel, dining, sightseeing and activity information.
Lake Havasu City, AZ to Joshua Tree National Park (Twenty Nine Palms, CA) –
148 miles, 238 km / approximately 3 hours
Head south out of Lake Havasu City on AZ Hwy. 95 for 39 miles. Turn right onto AZ Hwy. 62/Southern California Avenue and head west. In just 1 mile the road name changes to CA Hwy. 62 as you enter California. Continue west for 58 miles. Turn right onto 29 Palms Highway (still CA Hwy. 62) for 66 miles. Turn left onto Park Blvd for 5.1 miles taking you to the west entrance of Joshua Tree National Park.
Joshua Tree National Park is a protected area formed by two distinct desert ecosystems – the Mohave and Colorado. It is known for its unique rock formations, desert plants, animals, and amazing dark skies. There are no stores or restaurants in the Park so be sure to go prepared. For more information visit www.nps.gov/jotr
Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles – 150 miles, 241 km / approximately 3 hours
Return to CA Hwy. 62/29 Palms Highway and go left for 47.7 miles. Take the ramp on your left for I-10 west headed towards Los Angeles for 23 miles. Take Exit 93 and head on the ramp for CA Hwy. 60 towards Riverside. Merge onto CA Hwy. 60 / Moreno Valley Freeway for 63 miles. If you are headed back to the airport, take ramp on right and follow the signs onto I-605 South for 9.5 miles and then follow signs for I-105 west for 17.5 miles. Otherwise, you may want to continue on the I-10 into the greater Los Angeles area to head back to your home or hotel.