Natural Wonders

Natural Wonders

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.  

Guided desert hike is a great way to explore

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...

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Winter golf is just a short flight for Western Canadians

Golf 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...

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Get outdoors! Healthy living activities in Palm Springs

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...

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5 things to LOVE about Palm Springs

Palm 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...

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San Andreas Fault Nightwatch Stargazing Jeep Tour is Big on Adventure

Adventure-seekers fear not: A remarkable journey awaits. And one that's downright informative, too. Thanks to Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events, I learned more about the remarkable Coachella Valley...

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Top 3 Day Trips from Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a draw all its own. But for regular visitors, going through the same routine each time you’re in the desert may feel a little stale. Why not mix things up with a day trip on your next stay in the...

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Step on the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs

It’s perhaps one of the best known, and most menacing geological features in North America.  The San Andreas fault is the oft-blamed continental rift responsible for plenty of earthquakes in California...

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4 Natural wonders in the Palm Springs area

While Palm Springs may be known as a celebrity getaway, or for its desert modern architecture, it's also becoming famous for its stunning natural wonders. Some of them are worth a full day trip, others can be seen in...

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Best gardens to visit in Palm Springs

Visitors don't usually think of Palm Springs as lush. But despite being tucked away in the desert, there's lots of green space to enjoy. Here are my top picks. The grounds at the Parker Hotel Gene Autry once owned...

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A Sunset Tour of the San Andreas Fault

Summer nights are beautiful in the desert to enjoy the desert backcountry in a sunset/stargazing tour. Keep in mind, that you can take day tours during the summer as all tour companies have great a/c in their vehicles....

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