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 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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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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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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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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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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Cactus to Clouds: The Hardest Hike in America?

Cactus to Clouds: The Hardest Hike in America?

Hardest hike in America? That's a bold claim, but one that hikers of the Cactus to Clouds trail can certainly make with a straight face. Starting in Greater Palm Springs, the trail offers an extreme physical challenge while also providing a unique outdoor setting with amazing views. It's a day hike that puts your…

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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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Attractions that Amaze in Palm Springs

Attractions that Amaze in Palm Springs

A fantasy vacation may conjure the luxury of permanently laying poolside with a fruity cocktail all day long. It’s too bad Palm Springs is brimming with myriad, amazing attractions. In fact, there’s so much to see in Palm Springs that you might find there’s never enough time to get everything in on one quick…

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