Palm Springs Traveller

Discover and explore California's Desert Masterpiece

Palm Springs Traveller

Discover and explore California's Desert Masterpiece

Everything you need to plan your dream trip to Palm Springs, California

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3 great desert treks near Palm Springs California

There are hundreds of great hikes in the palm Springs area. Where should you start? If you want to get out and explore the desert, we’ve got three great options.

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4 easy hikes in Palm Springs city

There’s no need to leave the city to enjoy some desert scenery and unusual sights. These 4 hikes in Palm Springs are all easy to do, easy to get to, and quick and easy to execute.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, sit for a family portrait in the Oval Office, Dec. 11, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

What should President Obama do in Palm Springs?

The word is out. Former president Barack Obama  and former first lady Michelle have arrived in Palm Springs following a busy day of festivities surrounding the Donald trump inaguration.  The Obamas plan to spend some time in the Coachella Valley for a little rest and relaxation after their two term stint in Washington.

Movies you didn’t know were shot in Palm Springs and what you can learn about the desert from them

Movies you didn’t know were shot in Palm Springs and what you can learn about the desert from them

Palm Springs’ proximity to Los Angles means the desert is no stranger to actors, producers and Hollywood celebrities of all kinds. It’s also no surprise then that far from just using Palm Springs as a place to relax, Hollywood has looked at the region as a great location for movie-making. I’ve picked out three films…

Get up close to the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs

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…

Natural Wonders in Palm Springs

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.