Just a few miles outside Idyllwild, Lake Fulmor provides a place for reflection, hiking, cooler temperatures, and a scenic escape for the day.
Trekking the coast-to-desert Highway 74 in pursuit of the superbloom, a road-tripping duo marvels at the sights along the way.
Half the fun of any day trip is in the desert detours you make along the way. So, plan a pit stop to stretch your legs and discover its quirkier side.
Venture beyond the borders of Greater Palm Springs — to wild country, where rainbows and eccentric ideas prevail, and even the misfits fit right in.
A cool escape from the heat holds extra appeal during the summer. So pack up your tote bag for a day trip to places like Lake Arrowhead, Idyllwild, and Corona.
For adventures and the unexpected, take a day trip to East Coachella Valley and explore Slab City and Painted Canyon.
Shutting yourself in the kitchen freezer may provide temporary relief, but a nice soak at Desert Hot Springs spas is what the doctor ordered.
Footgolf combines golf and soccer or 2 ways to feel like a klutz. But at least you get a cardio workout once the summer sun disappears.
These 11 summer getaway ideas within a few hours’ drive of Greater Palm Springs range from wine-tasting trips to theater weekends.
Mountains define Greater Palm Springs, and Joshua Tree National Park has some of the best along with great desert views and relaxing walks.