Go Beyond Stagecoach with Cam at Empire Polo Club

Go Beyond Stagecoach with Cam at Empire Polo Club

  Country music star Cam finds an oasis of chill at Empire Polo Club, even when she isn’t taking the stage during the Stagecoach Country Music Festival. “It’s such a gorgeous setting,” Cam says. “You never get tired of being here.” When it’s not hosting one of the world’s biggest country music festivals,…

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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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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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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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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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