Spring Break for Adults: Five Ways to Enjoy Greater Palm Springs

Spring Break for Adults: Five Ways to Enjoy Greater Palm Springs

Long gone are the notorious years when Spring Break brought a wild influx of college revelers to the Greater Palm Springs area. Today, the season extends through March and April when carpets of wildflowers crop up across the sand, a paradise climate abounds, and an impetus to get outside and enjoy the fruits of the…

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This Week in Greater Palm Springs: March 21 – 27

This Week in Greater Palm Springs: March 21 – 27

Outdoor art installations, a world-class tennis tournament, food and wine tastings and high-fashion runway shows are just a few of this week’s options in Greater Palm Springs. Find your chill at one of these top picks for things to do this week in Greater Palm Springs. Desert X February 25 – April 30 Venture…

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This Week in Greater Palm Springs: March 14 – 20

This Week in Greater Palm Springs: March 14 – 20

From runway fashions to ‘80s pop bands, there’s a little something for everyone this week in the oasis. Find your chill at one of these top picks for things to do this week in Greater Palm Springs. Desert X February 25 – April 30 Venture outside gallery walls to discover the true beauty of the oasis during Desert…

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Secret Bars for Chilling Out and Drinking Up in Greater Palm Springs

Secret Bars for Chilling Out and Drinking Up in Greater Palm Springs

The drinking history in Greater Palm Springs runs deep. Since the 1920s, visitors have flocked to the oasis to unwind, unplug and live it up—and you can bet there was a cocktail or two in the mix. The Rat Pack famously knocked back martinis, old-school institution Melvyn’s (one of the oldest bars in Palm…

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Ready for Takeoff: 2017 ANA Inspiration Fan Guide

Ready for Takeoff: 2017 ANA Inspiration Fan Guide

Buckle up those seatbelts for the desert's return of the LPGA’s ANA Inspiration. Entering its 46th annual play, the ANA (long known as "The Dinah") is golf's first major championship of the season, and, save for The Masters, is the game's longest running event continuously held at the same locale. Featuring more…

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White Party: A 3-Day Gay Extravaganza in Greater Palm Springs

White Party: A 3-Day Gay Extravaganza in Greater Palm Springs

When Jeffrey Sanker received his star on the Palm Springs Walk of Fame in 2014, he was surrounded by family, friends and, of course, celebrities. His parents, former Palm Springs Mayor Ron Oden and Carmen Elektra were at his side. Never far for the limelight, Sanker delighted in what he created in 1989: White…

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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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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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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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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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How to Have an Unforgettable Multi-Sport Weekend in Greater Palm Springs

How to Have an Unforgettable Multi-Sport Weekend in Greater Palm Springs

Mid-century modern architecture, celebrity sightings, and sitting by the pool all come to mind when thinking about Greater Palm Springs. But you'll also find a treasure trove of outdoor activities to explore in and around the nine cities located within the Coachella Valley, surrounded by the San Jacinto and Santa…

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Trail Tails: Dog-Friendly Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

Trail Tails: Dog-Friendly Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

  If your dog is your best hiking buddy, you won’t want to miss a chance to take his tail to the trails in Greater Palm Springs. Pack plenty of water and grab the treats – it’s time to discover the beauty of the oasis on these dog-friendly hikes. Mission Creek Preserve One of the more popular spots for…

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Funky Greater Palm Springs

Funky Greater Palm Springs

With well preserved, midcentury modern architecture and a march-to-my-own-beat sensibility, Greater Palm Springs is unanimously applauded for staying original—and it’s no stranger to atypical, non-mainstream interests. Incidentally, the Oasis is teeming with unique attractions you can’t find anywhere else in the…

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Wildflower Festival Features Television’s “Sand Masters”

Wildflower Festival Features Television’s “Sand Masters”

Whether it was at a beach that went on for miles or in a homemade box in the backyard, most of us can recall using buckets, shovels and water to create a sandcastle or two during our childhood. Kirk Rademaker and Rusty Croft, better known as The Sand Guys, took those memories to gargantuan proportions and turned…

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