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Things to do in Pioneertown

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
BBQ Joint
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“An old, western style saloon up in Pioneertown that serves food/drinks and is also a great concert venue. Be sure to check out their upcoming lineups and events. Often busy so arrive at off hours or expect to wait on weekends or show nights. ”
  • 447 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Handful of small boutiques selling vintage/new clothing, ceramics, souvenirs, and more. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Located in the “Likker Barn” in Pioneertown, a former Hollywood Western-town location. Here, you’ll find a treasure trove of Native American silver jewelry, vintage clothing and all kinds of sundries, curated by our friend Sarah Tabbush. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“i love the handmade mugs featuring a hand painted joshua tree as gifts! perfect momento of your desert trip.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Route
“Fun place to visit. See old western movie sets and experience staged shoot-outs on the weekends.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“an old Wild West movie set built in the 1940s that now houses local artist studios, galleries, and more”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Bowling Alley
Monument / Landmark
“Vintage replica western town. You really have to go. Walk down the road farthest from Pappy & Harriets to check out the "trash gardens".”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“Fun local restaurant and bar with world class live music. sits adjacent to an old west ghost town that was used for filming westerns starting in the '50s”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“$10 per person / $10 per horse. Surround yourself with views of the mountains and Joshua trees and set up camp here. Visitors can barbecue, ride the trails and simply enjoy nature. Twenty corrals are available, and there are areas for tent and RV camping. Make sure to bring your own briquettes and no charge for bringing Fido.”
  • 1 local recommends

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BBQ Joint
“An old, western style saloon up in Pioneertown that serves food/drinks and is also a great concert venue. Be sure to check out their upcoming lineups and events. Often busy so arrive at off hours or expect to wait on weekends or show nights. ”
  • 447 locals recommend

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