Desert Itinerary: Take a Trip on Route 66

Desert Itinerary: Take a Trip on Route 66

The famous 1946 song that invites you to “Get Your Kicks on Route 66” praised the trip along the historic “Mother Road” that led drivers to more than just road-side discovery. Route 66 chronicles a time when heading west stood for finding new opportunities while enjoying the diverse scenery that unfolded along the…

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Desert Itinerary: Exploring Calico Ghost Town

Desert Itinerary: Exploring Calico Ghost Town

When you travel down lesser known roads, there are always surprises waiting around each turn. In the Mojave Desert, it is a given. You might find remnants of a gold or silver mining town, a luxury resort appearing like a mirage in the middle of barren desert, caves to explore, looming sand dunes and even a “theme”…

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Find Your Oasis in Greater Palm Springs

Find Your Oasis in Greater Palm Springs

  In Greater Palm Springs, “finding your oasis” can take on lots of amazing meanings. If relaxation and rejuvenation are calling, your special oasis is waiting to transform and reenergize you. An outdoor adventurer’s paradise, the oasis is a recreational playground. Couples find their oasis bliss among romantic…

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The Best Oasis Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

The Best Oasis Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

  The Greater Palm Springs area is filled with hiking opportunities that allow you to explore incredible oases among the desert landscapes. Some are quick and easy trips to view the splendor, while others are strenuous treks not to be taken lightly. But all of them offer a rewarding experience that lead to these…

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Wander List

Wander List

Greater Palm Springs presents ‘Wander List,’ an exciting new series hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist and Coachella Valley native Anndee Laskoe. Follow her on a whimsical journey tailor-made for dreamers and adventurers at heart. Leave footprints on mountain tops, travel dirt roads to curious places and…

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Plan the Ultimate LGBT Wedding in Greater Palm Springs

Plan the Ultimate LGBT Wedding in Greater Palm Springs

LA couple Rob Woronoff and Tom Tarr got married on a warm and sunny Greater Palm Springs day. It was an outdoor affair where Rob wore beige linen and Tom wore blue. Some sixty family members and friends gathered as they exchanged their vows amid waterfalls and the desert flora of Spencer’s Restaurant on West…

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Exploring the Sand to Snow National Monument

Exploring the Sand to Snow National Monument

How do you improve upon a region that already has one of the most famous trails in the country, Cactus to Clouds, in which hikers can climb nearly 10,000 feet from the desert floor to a mountain peak? How about Sand to Snow? In February, President Obama created the 154,000-acre Sand to Snow National Monument in…

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The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

If all the world’s a stage, then set your GPS to Greater Palm Springs. The oasis is a goldmine of great theater, with a decades-old history of rat-pack performers and terrific cabaret. The tradition continues within the intimate theater scene where live performances receive standing ovations, whether during…

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An Art Oasis of Fests

An Art Oasis of Fests

Greater Palm Springs is a mecca for art lovers, with numerous shows and festivals throughout the season and across the valley. Whether you’re a serious collector or just looking for a special piece for your living room, you will be inspired and impressed by the high quality of creativity on show. Nearly every…

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Get Ready to See Stars: Film Festivals in Greater Palm Springs

Get Ready to See Stars: Film Festivals in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is known as a major film mecca. Starting in January with the Palm Springs International Film Festival and continuing throughout the year with an abundance of shorter, niche fests, people trek from near and far to experience cinematic glory. Oscar worthy, indigenous, short, serious, academic,…

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Vote for Chill

Vote for Chill

After this week, it’s time to chill—and this weekend is looking better and better for a three-day escape. Take some time to take care of you this weekend on a sun-soaked getaway, and simply chill. Chill at the Spa If this week has left you stressed, it’s time to treat yourself to a spa day. Breathe in, breathe…

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Have a (Snow) Ball in Greater Palm Springs

Have a (Snow) Ball in Greater Palm Springs

Palm trees and pools paint a picture of paradise in Greater Palm Springs, but as winter descends on the desert, this warm-weather oasis offers a hidden winter wonderland filled with cool delights. From ice skating to cross-country skiing, Greater Palm Springs offers a winter experience you won’t want to…

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Have the Ultimate LGBT Weekend in the Oasis

Have the Ultimate LGBT Weekend in the Oasis

Greater Palm Springs, with its large and vibrant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populous, is known the world over as an LGBT comfort zone. Visitors will find a smorgasbord of food and fun waiting for them here, starting with Arenas Road in downtown Palm Springs. When night falls, this strip should be the…

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Desert Region 3-Day Itinerary: Explore the Desert around Greater Palm Springs

Desert Region 3-Day Itinerary: Explore the Desert around Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is known around the world for many things: perfect weather, midcentury modern architecture, an indoor/outdoor lifestyle and world-class golf and tennis all embraced by stunning natural desert beauty.  All of this equals a great incentive to get outside, explore the indigenous beauty, get…

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Find ‘Exclusively Oasis’ Experiences in Greater Palm Springs

Find ‘Exclusively Oasis’ Experiences in Greater Palm Springs

Embracing the boundless energy of inspiring natural landscapes, Greater Palm Springs and its nine distinct cities showers with a buffet of exclusive diversions that engage everyone from hikers and bikers to those into art, animals and architecture. Find your special oasis at one of these. Palm Springs Aerial…

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