Day Trips 

Blasting Echo Continues to Reverberate in Coachella Valley

Blasting Echo, despite missing the Tachevah Block Party 2014, continues to refine its sound as one of the top local bands in the Coachella Valley.
2014.04.16 07:26 AM

Mario Pikus Opens the Door to His Rancho Mirage Art Studio

Four Rancho Mirage artists will open the doors to their home art studios April 12 during the Rancho Mirage Cultural Festival.
2014.04.09 10:03 AM

Explore Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

In less than two years, the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert is gaining ground with its cutting edge art exhibits and its “urban oasis” sculpture garden.
2014.04.01 04:33 PM

Costa Mesa Musings: What's On This Season

Costa Mesa offers world-class fashion at South Coast Plaza, a palette of award-winning performances at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, exquisite dining and endless relaxation at an exceptional selection of hotels.
2014.03.28 10:56 AM

Car Buffs Will Find Like-Minded at Desert Concorso

Car lovers like Coachella Valley residents Bill Sheffler and Len Saichaie will unite at the March 30 Desert Concorso, which makes it SoCal debut in Palm Desert.
2014.03.24 09:59 PM

Palm Springs VillageFest Patrons Know to "Ask the Rabbi"

Rabbi Yonason Denebeim's small, wooden booth with its black cloth cover and simple sign that reads, Ask the Rabbi, has become a staple of the Palm Springs VillageFest on Thursday nights.
2014.01.06 03:49 PM

Cabot's Pueblo Museum - 'This Must be the Place'

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum covers an impressive 5,000 square feet, divided into 35 rooms, and adorns 150 windows and 65 doors. No two doors or windows are alike.
2013.12.26 10:47 PM

Light Shows Bring Festive Mood to the Holidays

Nightfall can bring out the best of the holiday season in the Greater Palm Springs area. We've put together a list of venues that make viewing holiday lights a night out with the whole family or your significant other.
2013.11.28 10:52 PM

Get Outside: Horsing Around in Morongo Valley

The high desert is dotted with horse ranches, but word on the reservation led me to Crazy Horse Ranch in nearby Morongo Valley.
2013.10.25 10:50 AM

Wish You Were Here!

“Greater Palm Springs — a brand-new day,” the brand message that unifies the marketing of nine desert cities, underscores the refreshing excitement in the area’s robust tourism sector.
2013.09.27 09:27 AM

How to Enjoy San Diego's Craft Beer Scene

If you’re looking to sample a few of the best brews San Diego has to offer, don’t miss the upcoming Stone 17th Anniversary Celebration & Beer Festival, Aug. 16-17, at Stone Brewing Company’s San Marcos location.
2013.08.08 10:29 PM

Southern California Theme Parks Are Calling This Summer

If you’re looking for a way to beat the desert heat this summer, the handful of theme parks within driving distance might be calling your name.
2013.07.11 06:08 AM

18K for Your Sweetie

For a mere $18,000 (OK, it’s actually a mere $17,999), you and your beloved can enjoy a romantic getaway on a private Caribbean island accessible only by boat or helicopter.
2011.12.28 01:27 PM

Detours - Escape to the Coast

When another day by the pool suddenly feels small-minded, daydreams turn toward afternoons at the ocean’s edge. July. It’s time to revisit the Orange County coast.
2011.05.26 05:35 AM

Location, Location, Location

The best place to live may not be New York, Monte Carlo, or Dubai, but rather and Dubai.
2011.04.29 06:01 AM

Art in the City

You need only walk out of the arrivals terminal at Vancouver International Airport to see one of the sculptures that punctuates the open-air museum known as the Vancouver Biennale
2011.03.30 02:42 PM

Escape to Orange County

Accessible, exploration-worthy, easy-on-the-eyes Orange County offers more than a change of scenery: It offers many of them. Each carries a fresh perspective driven by salty sea breezes, vibrant culture, and a taste of the good life (the chefs make sure of that).
2010.05.28 12:22 PM

Detours - A visit to Florence, Lucca, and beyond

In Italy, like other European cities, it’s best to pick the most appealing destination and thoroughly explore it — and surrounding areas within an hour’s drive.
2010.02.23 05:48 PM

Palm Springs Air Museum Soars

Palm Springs Air Museum has weathered the spiraling economy and increased admissions (up 13 percent year midyear), including topping its Memorial Day flower drop attendance record of 1,700 by almost another 300.
2009.09.28 04:30 PM

Back to School

While Palm Springs reflects the influence of midcentury modernism, Indio’s architectural gem reflects the influence of the railroad. Southern Pacific-style architecture distinguishes the 100-year-old schoolhouse at the Coachella Valley Historical Society Museum and Cultural Center.
2009.09.28 04:16 PM

Detours - Santa Fe

Celebrating its 400th anniversary, Santa Fe offers adventure, art and culture, and natural beauty. Cultural, creative, chic, and historic, Santa Fe lives up to its sobriquet as The City Different.
2009.06.22 03:46 PM

Detours - Treasures of the Sea

Think of Orange County as a luxurious gift: a package of perfect climate and plentiful culture wrapped in ribbons of prodigious capitalism. Here on California’s Gold Coast, art, shopping, and landscape create an idyllic travel triangle.
2008.05.20 03:47 PM

Detours - From Arts to Zoo

San Diego's attractions cover the gamut, making it a top travel destination.
2008.05.01 12:42 PM

Detours - The Two Sides of Los Cabos

San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas cast their lures with distinctive style.
2008.02.25 04:00 PM

Detours — Mazatlan

Natural splendors and civilized pleasures
2007.09.26 05:02 PM

Hotel Del Coronado

The Hotel Del demonstrates how San Diego’s culinary scene has grown up
2007.07.17 07:08 PM

Detours: Beyond Surf and Sand

A fine blending of climate, culture, and capitalism distinguishes the new O.C.
2007.05.30 02:00 AM

Detours: Mazatlan

This city of glorious sunsets is situated midway on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, some 700 miles from the U.S. border and just south of the Tropic of Cancer.
2006.10.30 02:00 AM

Detours: San Diego Coast

Del Mar evokes the San Diego coast at its unspoiled best.
2006.02.06 02:00 AM

Detours: Vancouver, B.C.

Where to stay and eat and what to see.
2006.01.27 02:00 AM

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