Posts Tagged ‘day trip’

Guide to the Salton Sea

Salton sea, guide, what to do, how, birds, dead

In the barren, sandy desert south of Palm Springs and north of Mexico lies California’s crown jewel, the Salton Sea. It’s not really a sea, or a jewel for that matter – it’s a saline lake that was once intended to be America’s version of the Riviera. But nature didn’t cooperate. This massive 350-square mile…

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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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