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.  

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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Road Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

Now that you have unpacked and settled into a relaxing, stress-free life in Palm Springs, your mind turns to ideas for exploring the area.  Since you have a car, you can venture outside the city limits...

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Hummer Up to the Palm Springs Windmills with Elite Land Tours

We stood on the 2,000-foot rim of Whitewater Canyon, and the power of the wind nearly blew us over. My little cousin Kaela, 8, was nearly knocked over by the gusts, some up to 25 mile per hour. Undaunted, she laughed...

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New Tour: Wildlands Preserves Tour

A new tour with Big Wheel Tours highlights the fascinating history and natural wonders of the Palm Springs area. The Wildlands Preserves Nature Tour gives you a new perspective of the desert valley by visiting three...

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Cool off at 8,500 feet

Soar on a giant tram and escape the desert heat  within 10 minutes. Visit Mt. San Jacinto State Park where you will see tall pine trees, wildlife, beautiful vistas and stay cool...

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