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Palm Springs Ranks Among Top 50 as Summer Honeymoon Destination

Palm Springs ranks among the top 50 summer honeymoon destinations based on budget, weather, activities and romanticism, according to

Your Wedding, Your Way

If there could ever be too much of a good thing, the Coachella Valley’s jaw-dropping array of wedding venues might take that prize with no apologies.

Desert Palette

The new neutral wedding colors are as eye-catching as the bright, color-drenched favorites

Local Love: Succulents

Adapting beautifully into a flowerscape of any style, succulents come in all shapes and sizes and thrive in the arid desert climate by sipping small drinks and storing water in reserve.

Planning Q&A

Hot tips for cool desert weddings

Ultimate Custom Honeymoons

After your nuptials, Greater Palm Springs promises no shortage of ways to idle away the warm days and moonlit nights.

At a Glance

Tucked into a picturesque valley with mountain views on all sides, the warm desert oasis of Greater Palm Springs exists as one of the nation’s most naturally romantic wedding locales.

Top 5 Trends

A who-what-wear of weddings in the Coachella Valley

Equal Marriage

Since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act same-sex couples should tend to important financial details that will have long-ranging effects.

Star Flight

Whether a desert rendezvous is hush-hush or out in the open, many celebrities regard Greater Palm Springs as a pocket of peacefulness that knows how to throw a party.

What's Hot Before The Honeymoon

Hot New Wedding Trends: Elopement, Photo Tours, After Parties.

Luxe Touches

From fireworks and fire pits to the “sparkler send-off,” weddings in Palm Springs are lighting up the night sky.

Happening Honeymoon Haunts

Take your honeymoon planning as seriously as you did your wedding plans. The Greater Palm Springs area offers romantic retreats, bungalows, suites, and hideaways, from historic redesigned boutique hotels to elegant golf-and-tennis resorts.

Taste of Bliss

Enjoy great cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night. The Greater Palm Springs area packs layers of enticing flavors into a moderately sized area that’s easy to navigate.

Shopping Sprees

The Greater Palm Springs area teems with intimate boutiques, luxurious shopping centers, and expansive retail outlets. Prepare for ceremony, celebrate your honeymoon in a fresh look, or take home a tchotchke or two as a keepsake of your most memorable day.

Around Town

There’s no shortage of ways to idle away warm days and moonlit nights before or after your nuptials. Let your passions be your guide from one end of the Coachella Valley to the other.

46 Venues We Love

Personalization is key when it comes to planning a wedding. Cities in the Greater Palm Springs area boast thoughtful wedding pros who pride themselves on getting to know you and your vision before they start creating your perfect day.

Aisle Style

Trends, Ideas, and Tips to help make your wedding memorable.

Palm Springs -- Your Wedding Destination

Palm Springs plays host to some of the most scenic and romantic weddings.

Emerging Looks

Vintage themes resonate in Palm Springs, where historic venues offer a close-knit environment for small weddings and second marriages.

Weddings of the Year

Leave it to two Coachella Valley natives to choose one of the hippest spots in town to celebrate their young love.

Now Trending

The tall, slender double doors that open into Parker Palm Springs burn the memory in a color so striking that it has become synonymous with desert weddings.

Get a Room and Honeymoon

Lounge around the mineral pool in between pampering couples treatments for a spa-style honeymoon. Or set a day aside to spa out together.

A Hip, Hot, Happy Place to Wed

From small and trendy to big and elegant, desert properties promise a dreamy destination wedding

Celebrity-Style Trends

The latest trends and fashions for Palm Springs weddings.

Real Palm Springs Weddings

The real life experiences of couples who celebrated their big day in Palm Springs, California.

Make It A Mini

There are countless good reasons many couples choose to limit the guest list (and their stress and their credit card bills) and enjoy every minute of the big day in a closer, more intimate way.

One Hot Honeymoon

Congratulations on finding your love. Now comes the fun part: the anticipated honeymoon escape!

49 Great Wedding Locations

Hundreds of couples that wed each year in the Palm Springs area love to talk about why this rather magical resort town was their absolute ideal wedding destination.

The Weekend Wedding

For an instant escape from the everyday, Palm Springs delivers. Guests will thank you for the reason to take a much-needed vacation and unwind in a scenic hot spot.

Palm Springs Life's Weddings and Honeymoon Planner

Published Annually - Palm Springs Life's Wedding and Honeymoon Planner. Wedded Bliss in Palm Springs Paradise With 360 days a year of sunshine, an ideal place for destination weddings and honeymoons.

Out on the Town

After your wedding - Play, shop, soak, see, taste, and experience the paradise that is Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley.

Hot Honeymoon Hideaways

A weekend in Palm Springs is spectacular; a week or more is paradise. Plan to get away from it all and hole up in one of the desert’s many hubs for relaxation and romance.

Real Weddings

Three inspiring ways to wed — why look anywhere else?

Customizing Your Cake

You’ve seen them in the magazines, on TV, and at your friends’ weddings. Now it’s time to create your own wedding cake the way you like it.

Weddings of the Year

Here are some of our favorites from the past year. Take cues from these couples’ smart ideas and the innovative ways in which their local vendors made them happen. Yours could be next!

True Colors

The most popular color schemes take cues from local pastimes, hot spots, and a reverence for the amazing natural landscape.

50 Best Tips From Desert Wedding Experts

Local wedding experts give their best tips for a flawless event.

A Sense of Place

The toughest thing about your Palm Springs wedding event might be choosing from so many one-of-a-kind options. This list of top contenders should help.

Trends to Wed By

New ideas for your wedding day from wedding planners, florists and photographers.

Promotions + Contests

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

Experience the beauty, romance and excitement of the Palm Springs area when you enter to be the lucky winner of this romantic couple’s getaway
90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Each month, a first place winner will be selected to win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!And, each month, three additional runners up will be selected to win a wonderful Palm Springs area Dining certificate!
2013/14 Best of the Best

2013/14 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

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