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San Diego -Palm Springs -how long is drive?

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San Diego -Palm Springs -how long is drive?

HI

only have a week in San Diego and wondering if it is worth the drive to Palm Springs for 2 days. wanted to go to JP National Park but so many plans, so little time. realistically how long does it take to drive to downtown Palm Springs from Mission Bay area of San Diego. are there any worth while stops on the way. i have a terrible back problem so i wanna see if worthwile.

Nanc

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1. Re: San Diego -Palm Springs -how long is drive?

Figure close to 2 1/4- 2 1/2 hours with no traffic.

Joshua Tree National Park is about 50-60 minutes beyond Palm Springs.

2. Re: San Diego -Palm Springs -how long is drive?

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