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One of the best ways to learn about a destination is to read the quirky stories, hotel reviews and the insider tips about where to play, stay, dine and shop in Palm Springs. Palm Springs is featured across the world in top glossy magazines, television shows, newspapers, online publications and blogs. Click on any of the links below to read about your next adventure to Palm Springs. If you have a story idea, contact Sarah Hadne, PR Manager at 760-322-8425 or shahne@visitpalmsprings.com


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Design in the Desert: Seeing behind closed doors at Palm Springs Modernism Week

Design in the Desert: Seeing behind closed doors at Palm Springs Modernism Week

  • Nov 22, 2017

“That one shows this neighbourhood, if you look closely.” I was standing in the living room of a house high up in Palm Springs’ Little Tuscany neighbourhood, talking to artist Lynda Keeler who was guiding me through a geometric painting on the wall. My eyes momentarily drifted to the right, through the room’s open doors and past the cyan-blue pool out to the palm tree-pricked desert floor, cupped by mountains which were rose-gold in colour owing to a recent spate of wildflowers.

Kimpton The Rowan Palm Springs Opens with General Manager Abe Liao at the Helm

Kimpton The Rowan Palm Springs Opens with General Manager Abe Liao at the Helm

  • Nov 20, 2017

PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. (November 16, 2017) – Kimpton The Rowan Palm Springs makes a splash in the Southern California desert with its opening on November 17, 2017, reaching major milestones for the Kimpton brand and the City of Palm Springs. The seven-story, 153-room urban oasis features the city’s first and only rooftop pool, two restaurants and two bars, serene mountain and Coachella Valley views, and inspiring spaces for meetings & events.

New hotels mean Palm Springs is once again the capital of cool

New hotels mean Palm Springs is once again the capital of cool

  • Oct 22, 2017

Remember the old Palm Springs? A sunny desert town where Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and many other Hollywood types partied in the '50s and '60s?

Tribe reveals plans for new cultural center

Tribe reveals plans for new cultural center

  • Oct 6, 2017

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Tribal Chairman Jeff L. Grubbe unveiled plans Saturday for a 5.8-acre cultural center in the heart of downtown Palm Springs that celebrates the history, culture and traditions of the Agua Caliente people.

Palm Springs’s New Rooftop Space

Palm Springs’s New Rooftop Space

  • Oct 3, 2017

After much planning and hard work, Palm Springs is thrilled to share the downtown revitalization project on track to open this fall with new experiences for all. This project enhances the city’s playground footprint with growing nightlife, exclusive resort experiences, fresh dining options, and of course shopping.

8 LGBT-Friendly Travel Destinations to Visit in 2017

8 LGBT-Friendly Travel Destinations to Visit in 2017

  • Sep 21, 2017

From longtime gay destinations (think Mykonos and New York City) to more up-and-coming hot spots like Chicago and Auckland, NZ, these 8 destinations promise progressive attitudes, vibrant cultural offerings, and happening nightlife. Here, the hottest LGBT-friendly travel destinations to put on your radar in 2017.

A search for living architecture at the Palm Springs Art Museum

A search for living architecture at the Palm Springs Art Museum

  • Sep 18, 2017

The palm springs art museum presents ‘albert frey and lina bo bardi: a search for living architecture’ — an exhibit that explores the synergy between the works of both mid-century modern masters. 3D models, drawings, design objects and photographs convey frey and bo bardi’s shared belief in architecture as a way to connect people, nature, and buildings.

Palm Springs: The California Desert City is hotter than ever

Palm Springs: The California Desert City is hotter than ever

  • Sep 4, 2017

Palm Springs has long been a hit with weekenders from LA, but now - with a spanking new design district and booming hotel scene (not to mention the fact that Coachella suddenly became cool) - the moody desert city is hotter than ever before.

Ripple effect: the Palm Springs hotels making waves for 2017

Ripple effect: the Palm Springs hotels making waves for 2017

  • Aug 29, 2017

There must be something about all that sunshine and blue-on-blue sky, but Palm Springs has long lured a particular tribe of traveller – savvy, design-conscious, and fastidious about their choice of lodgings. 

5 Must-Hike Trails in the Coachella Valley

5 Must-Hike Trails in the Coachella Valley

  • Aug 18, 2017

SoCal's Coachella Valley is arguably one of America’s best, most unique places to hike. Its proximity to the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) means it’s convenient for trekkers to reach some of California’s tallest peaks, plus you’ll find diverse trails winding through Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Joshua Tree National Park.