Hicksville: Kitschy new resort in Joshua Tree caters to artists and musicians

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Courtesy Robin Davey and Krissie Gregory

The Fifi trailer features lush purple interior. Hicksville, Joshua Tree, California.

If you are looking for a new destination to visit in 2011, you may want to think about Joshua Tree. Even if you've been to the area before, chances are you haven't seen its latest resort - a place called Hicksville. KPCC's Alex Cohen paid a visit.

Tucked away on a desolate road off the Twentynine Palms highway, Hicksville is not your typical desert resort. There's no hotel or golf course, just seven vintage trailers where you can spend a night or two.

Each trailer has its own theme, and they're eye-popping. Hicksville's proprietor, Morgan Higby Night, set up the outpost as an eco-friendly artists' retreat, with a saltwater pool, low-flow toilets and a recording/film editing studio.

Check out a slideshow of the trailers here:

Photos by Robin Davey and Krissie Gregory. Night photos by Alex Del Solar.

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