Archive for the 'Things To Do' Category

Moorten Botanical Gardens

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Located at the southern end of Palm Canyon Drive, the Moorten Botanical Gardens and Cactarium is a favorite Palm Springs attraction and the enduring legacy of Patricia and Chester “Cactus Slim” Moorten. Both shared a love of the Desert and its beauty, plants and wildlife. Nicknamed Slim for his tall lanky form and work as [...]

Palm Springs ShortFest

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

It’s time to get your shorts on for the 2008 Palm Springs International ShortFest, held from August 21-27, 2008 at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, CA. Now in its 14th year, the Festival has announced its roster of 317 films, selected from a record of more than 2,700 worldwide entries. ShortFest will showcase 53 [...]

Balloon Above the Desert

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Greet the sun or bid it farewell as you drift in beautiful desert skies in one of the most peaceful experiences of a lifetime. While floating effortlessly in one of our colorful hot air balloons, you will view breathtaking vistas of some of the most picturesque landscapes in California. Vineyards, polo fields, world famous golf [...]

Elite Land Tours

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Palm Springs tours to magnificent unspoiled, remote locations. Experience a sense of adventure and discovery with an unexpected twist – luxury! They will take you to breathtaking locations in air-conditioned comfort in the world’s best-in-class all-terrain HUMMER H2 with knowledgeable, expert guides. Choose a spectacular backcountry adventure to a remote area of Joshua Tree National [...]

Hiking up on the Tram

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Mt. San Jacinto State Park offers 54 miles of hiking trails located within a 14,000 acre pristine wilderness, one of the last in California. All trails are accessed by exiting the Tram’s Mountain Station and descending a concrete pathway approximately .3 miles to Long Valley. In Long Valley there are picnic tables, water, Ranger Station, [...]

Celebrate Summer in Palm Springs

Saturday, July 19th, 2008

It’s all part of Palm Springs Summer Splash – a thirteen week Summer Celebration designed to put Palm Springs, California on everyone’s Summer “To Do” List! Famous for its Sunny Winter weather, Palm Springs used to slow down for the Summer, but not anymore! The Desert Gay Tourism Guild has worked with area hotels, restaurants, [...]

The Living Desert

Monday, February 6th, 2006

The Living Desert is a 1200-acre interpretive center which features mountain lions, wolves, javelina, bobcats, golden eagles, and much more. This is a natural setting nestled at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Make sure you stop by to see the baby giraffe Maliki – the newest addition to the park. For more information, [...]