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Gay Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

Here in Palm Springs we love to turn just about anything into a celebration. When Sunday rolls around, the last thing we want to do is hang up our weekend party pants. It’s Sunday Funday! Time for boozy brunching, drag shows, beer busts, and T-dances....

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Day Trip Salvation Mountin

Artsy Adventures Around the Salton Sea

Looking for an offbeat day trip? Head down to the banks of the disappearing Salton Sea and spend a few hours taking in some of California’s weirdest landscapes and trippiest outsider art installations. Explore the dystopian ruins of Bombay Beach, follow...

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Mens Day Spas Palm Springs

Best Palm Springs Day Spas for Men

Why not pamper yourself with a relaxing day at the spa on your next desert getaway? Many day spas in Palm Springs offer services and experiences specifically tailored to men, including massage, facials, waxing, manicures and more. Whether you’re looking...

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palm springs gay shopping

Menswear Shopping Favorites in Palm Springs

If your idea of the perfect getaway includes a little retail therapy, you’re in luck! Palm Springs is a great place to shop for menswear, and some of the city’s best clothing boutiques are located within walking distance of Descanso Resort (or just...

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1501 Gastro Pub

FAVORITE RESTAURANTS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE

Surrounded by lush gardens inside the private poolside courtyard at Descanso Resort, it’s easy to forget that our location in the Uptown District is within walking distance to some of Palm Spring’s best restaurants and shops. There are so many great...

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Margarita Descanso

MARGARITAS WORTH CELEBRATING

Here at Descanso we believe life is too short for mediocre margaritas, especially when you’re on vacation in the desert. So with your drinking pleasure in mind, a few members of our hospitality team went in search of the best margaritas in Palm Springs....

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PALM SPRINGS’ RICH (AND FAMOUS) HISTORY

Palm Springs has been known for decades as a hideaway for the rich and famous.  The sun and the close proximity to Hollywood has for years drawn many interesting and fabulous people.  And these people have built homes and estates that are considered...

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aerial tram

RIDING TO THE TOP IN PALM SPRINGS

Our favorite summer escape from the heat in Palm Springs is just minutes away. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway!  Take the 10-minute ride from the valley station through Chino Canyon to Mt San Jacinto State Park and an elevation of 8,500 ft. Aside from...

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plant based dining

PLANT-BASED DINING IN THE DESERT

When it comes to visiting Palm Springs, most look forward to a sun drenched day by the pool, getting out and exploring the various outdoor activities, and of course dining in our many wonderful restaurants.  One trend that is picking up and taking hold...

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Hiking Indian Trails

HIKING INDIAN TRAILS

One of the most beautiful attractions, not only in Palm Springs but all of Western North America, Indian Canyons, is a must see for any visitor, especially those who love to hike. Unlike other area desert trails, many of the Indian Canyon trails follow...

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