Great places to shop in Palm Springs and area

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence March 15, 2017

Visiting a new city and exploring their shops and services can be exciting.  When you discover a new place with cool clothes, amazing housewares or the perfect objet d’ art it can create a lasting memory for your travels.  Palm Springs and area are filled with great places to shop whether you have a couple hours or a day.

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What To Drink At The Exotic Bootlegger Tiki

  • Posted By: March 15, 2017

Back in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, Tiki restaurants were a popular national phenomenon and one of the best known of the genre was Don the Beachcomber. The chain's Palm Springs location opened in March 1953 on the corner of Via Lola and North Palm Canyon in what's now the city's Uptown Design District.

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Elevate Your Dining Experience at Peaks Restaurant -- Where the Cuisine is as Spectacular as the View

  • Posted By: Barbara Beckley March 17, 2017

A new executive chef (formerly of the Parker Palm Springs), a new menu, new craft cocktails and a new owner (Palm Springs local John Fritch) make Peaks Restaurant (, at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, a fine-dining experience par excellence.  

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5 great hotels in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence March 24, 2017

Getting away to Palm Springs is a treat. But having a great vacation, or long weekend can often hinge on where you stay.  Picking the wrong hotel if you’re hoping to relax and unwind can leave you sleepless, while if you’re looking to party, choosing a place that’s too quiet can stifle your fun.

Here are a few great hotels that can match the vibe you’re looking for.

Hotels with a Quieter Vibe

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Don't miss the Palm Springs Art Museum

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence March 26, 2017

What To Drink At Counter Reformation At The Parker Hotel

  • Posted By: Lawrence Karol April 06, 2017

The Parker Palm Springs hotel is set on 13 acres that feature lush plantings, meandering pathways, two pools, a spa, and multiple Counter Reformationrestaurants.


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Travel from LA to Palm Springs in comfort

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence April 10, 2017

TeslaGetting from Los Angeles to Palm Springs can’t always been easy. Renting a car is the best option, but not everyone is keen to drive two hours in some of the worst and most intimidating traffic in the USA. You can fly or book a connection, but that has its costs.

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Hiking in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence April 18, 2017
Indian Canyon

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 immediate Palm Springs city area for simplicity, lest this short article tune into an encyclopedia.

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Dining at Palm Springs' oldest restaurants

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence May 01, 2017

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week kicks off next month (June 2-11, 2017). While there are a host of great new places to try, there are also some restaurants that have been around for longer than some of us have been alive! These are three of the oldest restaurants in the city.


Melvyns - Opened in 1975

200 West Ramon Road

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Sit & sip: where to get a great glass of wine in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Palm Springs Insider May 05, 2017

Sometimes there's not a lot of time to sample a new restaurant. But Restaurant Week is a perfect opportunity to get out and visit new venues to see what they have to offer.

A nice way to ease yourself into a new spot is to go get a glass of wine with some friends. There are several places in Palm Springs where you can dip in for a post-work glass of vino.

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