Touring Pioneertown, CA’s Idyllic Rancho V

How Airstream accommodations, large-scale art and a recording studio unite in the desert

With Palm Springs International Airport only a 40 minute drive away, it’s easy to place Rancho V on the map by way of that transportation hub. Unless, of course, you’ve heard of Pioneertown, CA. On Route 62 in the lush desert of the Yucca Valley, Pioneertown began in 1940s as an Old West motion-picture set, which actors actually lived in when not filming. Today, its …