Blog: Adventures

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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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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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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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Idyllwild

DAY TRIP IDYLLWILD

Looking for a great day trip to break up your visit to the desert?  Why not “Mile High Idyllwild”!  This is a favorite for locals and travelers.  This rustic and charming art-filled village is tucked into the San Jacinto mountains at an elevation...

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STARGAZING IN THE DESERT

One experience that never disappoints in the desert is kicking back and watching the heavens at night.  Palm Springs has protected the natural beauty of the night sky with the restriction of streetlamps.  One of the best stargazing spots in the valley...

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Touring the San Andreas Fault

The big fault that is - The San Andreas Fault.  This is one of the best-known geological features in all of North America.  The San Andreas is a continental rift that has been blamed for plenty of California’s earthquakes.  While it’s easy to...

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