When you head from Los Angeles to Palm Springs the first things you see as you get close to Palm Springs are the iconic hundreds of massive white windmills spinning all over the hills with a beautiful landscape of sand and mountain ranges. In this post I’ll point you in the direction of where to stop for photos, and a little background about why these turbines are here.Read More
Shield's Date Garden in Indio, California has been around since 1924. It’s famous for its deliciously sweet date shakes, and a long running history of cultivating dates in this desert region near Palm Springs. Stop here for a shake, have breakfast or lunch in the gardens, or just grab some dates and interesting date products. There’s also a movie theater at this location where you can see the film “Romance and Sex Life of the Date” for free.
While visiting one of the countries best zoos, The Living Desert, you can access The Wilderness Loop Trail to see views of the Coachella Valley and the San Andreas Fault from high up on the mountains. The San Andreas Fault is the tectonic boundary between the Pacific Plate and the North American plate. There is also a great view of San Gorgonio Peak, the highest peak in Southern California at 11,503 feet.Read More
Desert X is a contemporary art exhibition held in the Coachella Valley. The exhibition focus’s on the valley's environment through the display of works by emerging artists.Read More