Visit the California Welcome Center in Barstow to pick up valuable information and resources including area maps and brochures.  The Center is located inside the Outlets at Barstow off of I-15 halfway between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Knowledgeable Welcome Center ambassadors are pleased to answer any questions you have about lodging, amenities, attractions and specific topics of interest in the Northern Desert. Tourism bureaus, chambers of commerce, as well as visitor information centers at Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, and other sites of interest offer a wealth of information about the Northern Desert, details on area history, sightseeing tours and special events to enhance your Northern Desert adventure.