Indian Canyons Tour
Pay proper respect in the ancestral lands of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians where water flows most of the year. Red Jeep Tours, Wed.–Sat. 9 a.m. Depart from the sightseeing tour loading zone at the Welwood Murray Library in downtown Palm Springs.
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San Andreas Fault Tour
See how the earth buckles when tectonic plates collide, and how that violence creates natural palm oases and rare desert wetlands. Red Jeep Tours, 8:30 a.m., Mon.–Sat.; private sunset and stargazing night tours 1.5 hours before sunset, Wed. and Thurs. Depart from the Coco’s Restaurant in Palm Desert. Big Wheel Tours, 7 a.m., pick up and drop off available from many area resorts between La Quinta and Rancho Mirage, otherwise depart from Morton’s Steakhouse in Palm Desert.
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Joshua Tree National Park Tour
Big enough to embrace two distinct desert zones and more than 4,000 feet of elevation, the park is home to curious plants and animals, and rock formations seen nowhere else.
Red Jeep Tours, 9 a.m.-l0 a.m. (depending on pickup location), Mon., Wed., Fri. Big Wheel Tours, 7 a.m., pickup and drop off available from many area resorts between La Quinta and Rancho Mirage, otherwise depart from Morton’s Steakhouse in Palm Desert.
Desert Adventures/Red Jeep Tours
74794 Lennon Place Suite B, Palm Desert. 760-831-4440; www.red-jeep.com
Big Wheel Tours
74850 42nd Avenue, Palm Desert. 760-779-1837; www.bwbtours.com
Content sponsored by Trilogy at The Polo Club, 51750 Polo Club Drive, Indio, 760-775-5522.
For more information, please visit the Explore 52 day trip kiosk at the Trilogy at the Polo Club clubhouse.