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Pioneertown

53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown, CA 92268
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So on Saturday

If you want to get away from the desert heat in the valley, drive uptown Pioneertown. A cute... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
S-Badventures
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Nashville, Tennessee
We Got There Too Early

The weather had gotten windy and we cut our trip short so arrived at Pioneer Town before it opened... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kenneth L
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“movie set” (25 reviews)
“yucca valley” (14 reviews)
“pioneer town” (8 reviews)
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53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown, CA 92268
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"fun place to visit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to get away from the desert heat in the valley, drive uptown Pioneertown. A cute western town built for Hollywood. I am glad someone saw vision for this place and revitalized it. Saturdays they have gun fights like in the movies. Make...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather had gotten windy and we cut our trip short so arrived at Pioneer Town before it opened. People were arriving and looking around in the cold wind. We didn't stay long but hope to return in the spring. It was a holiday Monday...More

Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun and interesting place to go. Lot's of interesting shops and a great restaurant. People actually live in the town so its very homey. The guys at the saddle shop were great and gave us a history of the place. Definitely going to go...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Pioneertown is very close to Yucca Valley (maybe a 20 minute drive). Going through the road to get there was gorgeous, with beautiful homes and rock formations. The main road does a loop, so it could be even a bit more of a drive if...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Pioneertown is relatively small. There are some old-style buildings there, but all but one was closed when we were there during the week. It presents some photo ops, but other than that is somewhat boring, unless you're there on the weekends, when I presume more...More

1  Thank Bert S
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Although this town would not draw me to the desert, I am so happy we made the short trip to spend some time here. It is a blast from the past and really feels alive still and an old western could be filmed at any...More

1  Thank practicalperfection
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

As I walked down the main street of pioneertown, I couldn't help but wonder: why is this place not more well-known? Established in the early 1940s to serve as both a functional town and a movie set for westerns, this place looks like it has...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Walked around before eating dinner at pappy & Harriet's. Some of the stores were actually open, and there was an older cowboy gentleman showing people how to rope a saddle. Lots of photo ops, for sure! We drove further down Pioneertown road as the sun...More

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

We rented a house in Joshua Tree and had a morning free, so we went to Pioneertown on a Tuesday morning. We thought Pioneertown was going to be tacky, but it wasn't! We loved our quick wander down the main dirt road of Pioneertown, taking...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We visited at 10AM on Tuesday Mar 13. Nothing. Was open. No indication if they would ever be open. No sign on Harriet's about hrs. Could not even get a coffee. The highlight was that they had a few porta potties. It's hard to believe...More

2  Thank Dave C
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Wait E
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Ken K | Reviewed this property |
No the admission and parking are free but theres is really cool little shops so bring some cash also quarters if you want to feed the chickens😉
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Greg W
October 28, 2017|
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Response from St_AlbertSimmer | Reviewed this property |
Usually around 11 am but double check the website in case they are not open that day.
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kj1234
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Tonatzin M | Reviewed this property |
Pioneertown has a restaurant called Pappy and Harriet's it had world famous people play secret gigs. Paul McCartney being the most recent that I can remember. The have bands Thursday through Sunday but are closed Tuesday... More
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