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.  

Why all the windmills?

You’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...

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Desert Hikes in the Palm Springs area

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...

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Hiking in Palm Springs

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...

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Outdoorsy things to do in the beautiful Palm Springs weather

Spring 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...

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Great Tours #3: Exploring the desert with a guide

This 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...

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Go climbing indoors at Desert Rocks

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....

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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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