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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Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree

Photo courtesy of Lance Gerber; www.nuvueinteractive.com. A scenic drive up Highway 62 to Twentynine Palms leads to the north entrance of Joshua Tree National Park.  Comprised of high-desert wilderness and hosting “forests” of namesake Joshua trees, desert wildlife, inspiring vistas and a colorful history, the…

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The 10 Most Beautiful Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

The 10 Most Beautiful Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

There is no shortage of ways to explore the diverse natural beauty that is Greater Palm Springs.  Some adventure by jeep, others by hot air balloon, and there are those who prefer horseback or bicycle. Yet many of us believe there is no better path toward exploration than your own two feet, mixing fitness with…

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Four Family-Friendly Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

Four Family-Friendly Hikes in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has some of the best hiking in the world. From backcountry trails to easily accessible routes, all of them have something uniquely beautiful to offer. We found four of the best family- friendly hikes in our Oasis of natural beauty, all of which are easy treks and four miles or less. Hike #1:…

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VIDEO: Take 7 Hikes in 7 days in Greater Palm Springs

VIDEO: Take 7 Hikes in 7 days in Greater Palm Springs

Let your feet transport you to the desert's wild natural beauty —its rocky hills, sandy terrain, lush canyons, parkland diversity and even “Indiana Jones” backcountry. All you need is a sense of adventure and you're set to experience some of the most beautiful terrian around. Here's a look at some of our favorite…

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