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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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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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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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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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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The Desert Adventure Bucket List: 9 Challenges in the 9 Cities of Greater Palm Springs

The Desert Adventure Bucket List: 9 Challenges in the 9 Cities of Greater Palm Springs

When it comes to planning outdoor adventures, often times the desert gets overlooked. Contrary to the dry and desolate perception, deserts can offer a plethora of diverse landscapes and wildlife, especially in the Greater Palm Springs area. To the east, you have the large boulders and strange-looking palms…

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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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9 Exclusively ‘Oasis’ Experiences

9 Exclusively ‘Oasis’ Experiences

Embracing boundless energy of the desert’s inspiring natural landscapes, Greater Palm Springs has evolved beyond a stereotypical golf sanctuary where groups would team build on greens, fairways and at the “19th Hole.” While 115 Coachella Valley courses still make that a possibility, this exquisite retreat showers…

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A to Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs

A to Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs

Take a look at our A-to-Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs! Have you experienced one of our A to Z stops? Share your adventures with us with #VisitGPS. A is for Air Museum This A to Z Guide takes off at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Home to one of the World's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft plus Korea and…

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Summer Fun Starts Early at The Living Desert

Summer Fun Starts Early at The Living Desert

Starting this month The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens has new summer hours which means you can arrive early in the morning and enjoy the wildlife exhibits, gardens and special attractions before the afternoon heats up. From June 1 to September 30, The Living Desert will be open 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily with the…

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FootGolf 101

FootGolf 101

Combining the games of golf and soccer is seeing the hybrid sport of FootGolf enjoying a big kick across the nation, with an inclusive welcome to players of all ages and sizes. Since Greater Palm Springs is the home of the American FootGolf League (AFGL), it is fitting that we tell you how to play like a pro. Here…

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​30 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

​30 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is packed with free fun, no matter what you enjoy. From hiking trails to art museums to street fairs and retro classic car cruise nights, locals and visitors of all ages find a variety of things to do that don’t cost a cent.  Together with summer deals that are chillin’, vacationing 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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Mix Business with Pleasure in Greater Palm Springs

Mix Business with Pleasure in Greater Palm Springs

  1. Hit The Trail Nothing frees the mind quite like saddling up and shifting into inner cowboy mode. For low-octane adventures, Smoke Tree Stables rounds up city slickers for gentle wrangler-led rides moseying through its ranch’s 400-acre desert spread. Or lasso more room to roam by hitting happy trails that…

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