Natural Wonders

Natural Wonders
Sunset Hike

There’s something naturally inspiring about this place. Whether you’re into hiking, biking, rock climbing, ecotourism, natural history – or just want to enjoy the stunning desert vistas. Discover an outdoor playground that is delightfully all natural with nothing artificial added.  

Why all the windmills?

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence May 21, 2017

Wind TurbineYou’ll begin to see them rising from the desert floor well before you hit Palm Springs city limits. Thousands of windmills stand like a giant metal army acting as silent guards to the entrance of the Coachella Valley.


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Desert Hikes in the Palm Springs area

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence May 15, 2017

Over the last few months we’ve been taking a look at some great hiking trails in Palm Springs. This time we’re going slightly further afield than the city boundaries and looking at some beautiful hikes in the Greater Palm Springs area.


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Hiking in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence April 18, 2017
Indian Canyon

With gorgeous weather and unparalleled views, Palm Springs is a hikers paradise. There are literally hundreds of trails all across the Coachella Valley to explore. We’ll keep this article focused on trails in the immediate Palm Springs city area for simplicity, lest this short article tune into an encyclopedia.

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Outdoorsy things to do in the beautiful Palm Springs weather

  • Posted By: Lawrence Karol April 05, 2017

TourSpring is the perfect time to visit Palm Springs; the heat of the summer is still a ways off, but the cooler temperatures of the winter are starting to wane. Take advantage of all the outdoor beauty and see some of these great sights.

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Great Tours #3: Exploring the desert with a guide

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence March 01, 2017

WindmillThis month we've been featuring amazing guided experiences in Palm Springs. Having a guide show you some of the intricacies of city life, behind-the-scenes sites, or relating specific local knowledge can make a good trip into a great and memorable vacation. While we've previously covered home tours, as well as insider historic and walking tours, today we’re stepping outside the city limits.

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Go climbing indoors at Desert Rocks

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence December 20, 2016

I never thought I’d find myself 20 feet in the air, clutching narrow handholds, every muscle in my arms screaming from the weight of supporting my entire body as my feet struggled to stay anchored on bumpy ledges. Eventually the battle became too much, and I let go, falling backwards first sharply, then as my rope caught, I was gently lowered to the floor.

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Guided desert hike is a great way to explore

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence November 27, 2016

Gnarled fingers of a Joshua tree scrape at the sky, casting twisted shadow-stripes across the sand. Its fat branches provide the only smidges of shade within view so a group of hikers, including me, is gathered under its canopy, sipping water. 

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Winter golf is just a short flight for Western Canadians

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence October 23, 2016

Golf CreekGolf in the Canadian prairies is a fickle sport. You need to be prepared for rain, sleet, and yes even snow has fallen in the already short summer golf season. The amount of time we get to play can be far too short, but fortunately there’s a way to get your golf in during winter, and for you to get out of the snowy cold, too.

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Get outdoors! Healthy living activities in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence October 10, 2016

Palm Springs is a wonderful locale to be outdoors. From the stunning desert landscapes to the pleasant winter climate, being in Palm Springs makes being outside easy.

There are numerous organized activities in Palm Springs and area that can add the thrill of competition to your sporting passions, or you can just take time and enjoy being outside.

Take the Tram Road Challenge

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5 things to LOVE about Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence August 07, 2016

Edris HousePalm Springs is a travelers paradise.  From world-class spas and hotels, to shopping, dining, and getting outdoors you can find a million ways to busy yourself... or do nothing at all and treat yourself to a relaxing stay by the pool. If you've never been to Palm Springs, here are five great reasons to come and get acquainted.

Enjoy Modernism; unique architecture & history

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