This Week in Greater Palm Springs December 8 - 14

This Week in Greater Palm Springs December 8 - 14

Ready to enjoy the holiday season in Greater Palm Springs? Festive events are happening all week long—and if you need a little time to recharge, why not try a spa holiday in Greater Palm Springs? Walk of the Inns December 8 | 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The mission of this event is to spread holiday cheer, showcase…

Happy Spa-Lidays! Winter Spa Getaways in Greater Palm Springs

Happy Spa-Lidays! Winter Spa Getaways in Greater Palm Springs

You’ve been good all year long, so don’t you deserve to put a Greater Palm Springs spa-liday at the top of your wish list? These local resorts are bringing the spirit of the season into these spa specials, just in time for a chill-filled holiday. Agua Serena | Hyatt Regency Indian Wells You’ll find yourself aglow…

Winter Fun in the Sun: Holiday Happenings in Greater Palm Springs

Winter Fun in the Sun: Holiday Happenings in Greater Palm Springs

The weather outside is far from frightful, which means winter in Greater Palm Springs is oh-so-delightful. Here, we stuff our stockings with sunshine, wrap our palm trees with twinkling lights and swap hot chocolate by the fireplace for chilled cocktails by a glistening pool. The season is filled with fun ways to…

Unique Stocking Stuffers in Greater Palm Springs

Unique Stocking Stuffers in Greater Palm Springs

There’s nothing like visiting Greater Palm Springs and taking a part of the oasis back home with you. It’s not hard to do—the area is chockfull of memorable gifts unique to the destination, all of which make the perfect stocking stuffers for the holidays. From edible treats to giraffes (yes, giraffes!), here’s a…

5 Spectacular Sporting Events in Greater Palm Springs

5 Spectacular Sporting Events in Greater Palm Springs

With idyllic mountain backdrops and prime, peak-season conditions, Greater Palm Springs paints an annual sporting canvass which plays host to the world's best athletes and some of the nation's most celebrated and venerable tournaments. From court to course, get those tickets, ready those programs, charge those…

Fitz and the Tantrums CHILL in Greater Palm Springs

Fitz and the Tantrums CHILL in Greater Palm Springs

When Fitz and the Tantrums need a break from the spotlight, they escape to Greater Palm Springs, a resort oasis two hours east of Los Angeles.    In this latest episode of Eat. See. Play. Chill. Singer Michael “Fitz” Fitzpatrick, band co-leader Noelle Scaggs, and Fitz’s wife, Gossip Girl star Kaylee Defer…

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…

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…

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…

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”…

Find Your Oasis in Greater Palm Springs

Find Your Oasis in Greater Palm Springs

  In Greater Palm Springs, “finding your oasis” can take on lots of amazing meanings. If relaxation and rejuvenation are calling, your special oasis is waiting to transform and reenergize you. An outdoor adventurer’s paradise, the oasis is a recreational playground. Couples find their oasis bliss among romantic…

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…

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…

Plan the Ultimate LGBT Wedding in Greater Palm Springs

Plan the Ultimate LGBT Wedding in Greater Palm Springs

LA couple Rob Woronoff and Tom Tarr got married on a warm and sunny Greater Palm Springs day. It was an outdoor affair where Rob wore beige linen and Tom wore blue. Some sixty family members and friends gathered as they exchanged their vows amid waterfalls and the desert flora of Spencer’s Restaurant on West…

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…