“Airbnbs in the desert, whether in Joshua Tree, Palm Springs, or Sedona, usually symbolize a specific, solitary fantasy: of digital detoxing, of reconnecting with nature, of going off the grid. And, frankly, doesn’t that sound just about perfect right now? We’re a mere month into 2021. Between the news cycle and the brutally persistent pandemic, it’s exhausting. Sign us up for someplace with sand, sun, stars, and a sprawling landscape. (Another added bonus: many desert locales are within driving distance of major metropolitan cities, such as Los Angeles or Phoenix.)…”

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