National Plan for Vacation Day— Escape to Greater Palm Springs

National Plan for Vacation Day— Escape to Greater Palm Springs

More than half of Americans don't take all of their vacation time. Are you one of them? Don't be! January 31 is National Plan for Vacation Day, and there's no better time to start planning your next getaway. Research show that planners are more likely to use all of their vacation time, and they're happier with…

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Fearless in Greater Palm Springs

Fearless in Greater Palm Springs

Does the thought of peering over a cliff make your toes curl? Do you scream and sprint when you see a spider? Fear not! From rock-climbing in Joshua Tree National Park to chopping up live mealworms at a zoo in Palm Desert, activities in Greater Palm Springs will have you waving bye to your phobias in no time. Why?…

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Top Signature Drinks at Resort Bars in Greater Palm Springs

Top Signature Drinks at Resort Bars in Greater Palm Springs

You played an early game of golf before hours spent shopping on El Paseo. You whittled away the afternoon soaking up rays by the pool. You spruced up and dressed to impress for a dinner out on the town. Now you want a nightcap, but you don’t want to go all night. Lucky for you, some of the best cocktails in Greater…

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Searching for Desert X

Searching for Desert X

Here’s an invitation to see world-class art with no jacket required. In fact, hiking attire and a supply of water will be more appropriate to experience Desert X, the free-to-the-public exhibition of art installations across Greater Palm Springs from Feb. 25 to April 30. This is art outside the white walls of…

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Modernism Week 101

Modernism Week 101

The moment the clock ticks over to the new year, a familiar rush of excitement permeates Greater Palm Springs. People of all ages begin flocking to the Trina Turk and Wil Stiles boutiques or combing the thrift and vintage store racks looking for retro cocktail dresses, patterned suits and Bakelite bracelets. Famous…

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2017 New Year’s Events in Greater Palm Springs

2017 New Year’s Events in Greater Palm Springs

Watch out, Times Square! Greater Palm Springs is teeming with both laid-back and wild New Year’s Eve events at various top-notch locations, and this upcoming holiday is destined to be a stellar end-of-the-year celebration with exciting and creative festivities across the valley. From La Quinta to Palm Springs,…

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Surprising Finds at Farmers Markets in Greater Palm Springs

Surprising Finds at Farmers Markets in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is famous for golf, shopping, hiking, music and hundreds of dining opportunities, but most visitors are surprised—and delighted—to learn that the Coachella Valley is an important farming region of Southern California. No wonder: The destination has a 300-day growing season, with annual…

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Chill Chaser

Chill Chaser

The CHILL CHASER Find some CHILL deals with host Amy Yerrington, The CHILL Chaser as she chases down the coolest “CHILLS” around Greater Palm Springs. Subscribe and follow each episode for the best bites, courses to golf, places to see beautiful art, spas to relax at, fun nightlife and many more thrills and…

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Happy Spa-Lidays! Winter Spa Getaways in Greater Palm Springs

Happy Spa-Lidays! Winter Spa Getaways in Greater Palm Springs

You’ve been good all year long, so don’t you deserve to put a Greater Palm Springs spa-liday at the top of your wish list? These local resorts are bringing the spirit of the season into these spa specials, just in time for a chill-filled holiday. Agua Serena | Hyatt Regency Indian Wells You’ll find yourself aglow…

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Winter Fun in the Sun: Holiday Happenings in Greater Palm Springs

Winter Fun in the Sun: Holiday Happenings in Greater Palm Springs

The weather outside is far from frightful, which means winter in Greater Palm Springs is oh-so-delightful. Here, we stuff our stockings with sunshine, wrap our palm trees with twinkling lights and swap hot chocolate by the fireplace for chilled cocktails by a glistening pool. The season is filled with fun ways to…

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Unique Stocking Stuffers in Greater Palm Springs

Unique Stocking Stuffers in Greater Palm Springs

There’s nothing like visiting Greater Palm Springs and taking a part of the oasis back home with you. It’s not hard to do—the area is chockfull of memorable gifts unique to the destination, all of which make the perfect stocking stuffers for the holidays. From edible treats to giraffes (yes, giraffes!), here’s a…

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5 Spectacular Sporting Events in Greater Palm Springs

5 Spectacular Sporting Events in Greater Palm Springs

With idyllic mountain backdrops and prime, peak-season conditions, Greater Palm Springs paints an annual sporting canvas which plays host to the world's best athletes and some of the nation's most celebrated and venerable tournaments. From court to course, get those tickets, ready those programs, charge those…

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Fitz and the Tantrums CHILL in Greater Palm Springs

Fitz and the Tantrums CHILL in Greater Palm Springs

Kaylee Defer on Motherhood   Being a mother has given former Gossip Girl star Kaylee Defer some personal perspective. “I think an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle is being able to escape," says Defer. Motherhood has made her even more aware of the need to get some time for herself. "I think every…

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Desert Road Trip: Las Vegas to Greater Palm Springs

Desert Road Trip: Las Vegas to Greater Palm Springs

Las Vegas is the perfect gateway city from which to explore the vast and beautiful California Desert. Whether you are flying into Sin City for an extended vacation and want to carve out a four- day getaway in between the bling and clang of casino slots or you are a Las Vegas resident looking to escape the city for…

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Desert Region Itinerary: San Diego to Greater Palm Springs

Desert Region Itinerary: San Diego to Greater Palm Springs

For those exploring the desert beyond San Diego, adventure awaits. Choose from down and dirty off road antics in the raw desert or explore the surrounding desert areas for some interesting discoveries. Have a perfect three-day itinerary for you! Day One: Adventures in Ocotillo Wells Head out early in the morning…

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