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Favourite Places in Palm Springs California – Palm Desert Edition!

Palm Desert sculpture garden 2

Have you ever traveled to a place that instantly felt like home?  A place where you feel like you could live and be comfortable from day one?  Palm Springs is that place for us.  We are travelers, visitors and locals and that’s how we know you’ll feel at home, relaxed and leave rejuvenated. While everyone…

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Palm Springs Hikes: easy hikes in 3 hours or less

Anyone who visits the greater Palm Springs area should include a hike or two to some of the great trails this valley has to offer. The origins of Palm Springs itself is a health retreat destination, so make sure to broaden your vacation horizons by getting some exercise in conjunction with your sunlight. There’s nothing…

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Get up close to the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs

It’s perhaps one of the best known, and most menacing geological features in North America.  The San Andreas fault is the oft-blamed continental rift responsible for plenty of earthquakes in California. While the science of this tear in the earth’s crust is fascinating, did you know you can actually get up close with this amazing…

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Natural Wonders in Palm Springs

While Palm Springs may be known as a celebrity getaway, or for its desert modern architecture, it’s also becoming famous for its stunning natural wonders. Some of them are worth a full day trip, others can be seen in just an hour or so.

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Day Trip from Palm Springs: What to do in Borrego Springs

Recently on a visit to Palm Springs, I was invited to spend a weekend in a town not far from the Coachella Valley. I’d never heard of Borrego Springs before, but I quickly found it’s an easy weekend or day trip, and it’s loaded with things to do if you’re into photography, hiking, golf or…

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Cool Things in Palm Springs: hiking Borrego Springs & The Slot

If you remember the last few scenes of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, you’ll remember Harrison Ford on horseback picking his way through a narrow cinnamon hued slot canyon only to have it unfold into a city carved from the rock before his eyes. That scene is filmed in Petra, Jordan. Ford slips through…

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