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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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…

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

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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Cool Things in Palm Springs: Inside Frank Sinatra’s House

At first glance, it seems like a rather plain and unassuming home. There’s a low roof line, with a clipped row of hedges and some desert landscaping out front. But this minimalist desert exterior is hiding a pretty big secret: it’s the former home of a world-famous, Rat Pack-era crooner, a home that’s off limits…

My Favourite Places in Palm Springs California, Volume 5 – La Quinta & Indio edition!

My Favourite Places in Palm Springs California, Volume 5 – La Quinta & Indio edition!

On my last visit to Palm Springs, we stayed with friends in a new location; La Quinta!  While it’s definitely a bit of a hike from there to Palm Springs proper, it did give us a chance to explore this town at the far east end of the Coachella Valley. Out here the borders are…

The Most Recognizable Home in Palm Springs? Bob Hope’s place is yours for $24 million

The Most Recognizable Home in Palm Springs? Bob Hope’s place is yours for $24 million

Sometimes you find the most amazing things when you’re just surfing the ‘net. I stumbled on the listing for one of the most iconic homes in Palm Springs; the former home of Bob Hope.  It’s the domed dwelling that sits up on a hill overlooking the Palm Springs and its neighbours.  I’ve often wondered what…

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Breakfast outdoors: 3 great Palm Springs patios to start your day

Breakfast outdoors is the ultimate vacation luxury when visiting Palm Springs. Read about the top 3 spots that combine best food and great atmosphere.