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CNN.com: TripAdvisor Helps Travelers Discover World's Best Destinations with 2015 Traveler's Choice Awards
- Mar 27, 2015
Jumping eight spots from last year, the City of Palm Springs has received the 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor for Top 10 Destinations in the U.S., ranking 9th most desired destination in the U.S., according to the annual ranking.
- Feb 2, 2015
That’s why FlipKey has been searching for some warmer options to get away from it all and we’ve found the best winter destination --- Palm Springs. Why? Well how does an average temperature of at least 70 degrees every day sound? read more...
- Feb 2, 2015
Using millions of online guest reviews, we analyzed hotels across the US to determine the 50 Cities with the highest quality accommodation in the nation, and Palm Springs is #38!
- Jan 14, 2015
I’m not a huge fan of snakes so was reassured when Bob, the guide leading my exploration of the San Andreas fault zone, informed me that I shouldn’t worry, because he’d be carrying a golf club in case one of Palm Springs’ rattlers put in an appearance.
As it turned out, the purpose of the club wasn’t to batter any venomous vipers to death, but to “gently lift them out of the way”.
In the end, it wasn’t needed, although we did spot one enormous, dozy rattler curled up under a mesquite bush.
A jeep tour was the ideal way to learn about the desert landscape surrounding Palm Springs, 100 miles east of Los Angeles. Bob, a guide for Desert Adventures, was a mine of information. I learned that beneath Palm Springs is an enormous underground aquifer, created during the last ice age, when the Coachella valley was underwater.
Read more about the writer's adventure and top things to do in Palm Springs >>
- Dec 23, 2014
Palm Springs is listed as one of the top 5 LGBT winter travel picks in Metro Weekly.
Palm Springs is hoping to rouse gay Bears from their winter hibernation to attend the International Bear Convergence, Friday, Feb. 13, to Tuesday, Feb. 17. Last year’s inaugural event attracted more than 1,400 participants, with organizers hoping to more than double that number for 2015. The Renaissance Hotel is once again serving as the event’s host hotel, which will be exclusive to IBC attendees. The hotel will be the focus of multiple themed pool parties on its expansive 24,000 square-foot Grand Courtyard that features a 5,000 square-foot heated pool, gorgeous palm trees, multiple bars, cabanas and outdoor lounge areas with fire pits. The weekend’s entertainment will include multiple DJs and a live performance by Amber and Utra Nate. For more information, check out visitpalmsprings.com.
- Dec 23, 2014
As Palm Springs becomes hotter by the moment, thanks to the rise of Coachella culture, the fact it's now an internationally renowned mid-century modern mecca, and some new part-time celeb residents (welcome, Leonardo!), it's slowly but surely shaking its long-standing reputation for dull and dated cuisine. And rightfully so, since more and more standout spots serving everything from Spanish tapas to farm-to-table cuisine to house made pastas are popping up. Here now, an updated guide to new restaurants in Palm Springs, perfect for holiday travelers and locals alike. Read full article in LAEater.com >>>
- Sep 15, 2014
It’s got glamour, history and scenery in spades, but did you know that Palm Springs, California, (and the nearby Palm Desert) is also a hot spot for wine lovers? Catering to a celebrity clientele since the 1940s (Frank Sinatra and Liberace were two famous residents), the Desert (as the greater Palm Springs area is dubbed by locals) offers a taste of the good life, with chic poolside hideaways, midcentury modern architecture and all-star wine-and-food spots. Here’s how to eat and drink your way through 72 hours in Palm Springs.
Read full story about Palm Springs in three days by Alexis Korman in Wine Enthusiast Magazine >
- Aug 26, 2014
Palm Springs has found a way to seduce both the older and newer generation of visitors, who romanticize a time when legendary stars like Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra could be seen walking down the street.
Read full story by Kelly Scarsbrook on Canada.com >>>
- Aug 12, 2014
The editors of Esquire set off on a cross-country journey to discover the best of what the United States has to offer. From style to food and drink and other distinctly American oddities, we scoured this land by car from New York to L.A. Here is a sampling of what we encountered on our journey from Phoenix, Arizona to Palm Springs, California. Read full article about Palm Springs on Esquire.com
- Aug 1, 2014
Life and vacationing is wonderfully unique at the breathtaking escape destination of Palm Springs. Year round weather is distinctly better. The sun is definitely warmer. Stars appear brighter. And the sky seems bluer. As the gateway city to the Coachella Valley, the Palm Springs name remains the most famous desert community, certainly in California and maybe internationally, as well. It has often been referred to as the playground of the stars. Admittedly the down valley towns of La Quinta, Palm Desert, Indian Wells have more prestigious golf courses and upscale shops but Palm Springs with its glamorous history has a lot to offer that those communities just don’t provide. And it’s slightly amusing that often times when major events are held in other down-valley cities, the national print media and television often refer to the event as being held in “more easily recognized” Palm Springs. We’re sure those press coverage decisions have rankled the host cities for decades. Read full article online in Living Lavish Magazine >>>