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Things to Do This Week in the Desert, Nov. 21-28

WildLights illuminates the holiday season starting this week, experience the desert at 8,500 feet on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, and have your dog pose for that special holiday-themed photo for a good cause.

JIM POWERS Attractions, Current Digital

WildLights illuminates the holiday season starting this week and experience the desert at 8,500 feet on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

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69 Things to Do in November in the Desert

The top pickleball players in the country converge at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, while The Living Desert comes alive with more than a million twinkling lights.

Amelia Rodriguez Attractions, Current Guide

Hot picks for November in the desert: Top pickleball players compete at Indian Wells and The Living Desert’s WildLights add holiday sparkle.

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Best of the Best 2022: Attractions

Here are nine ways to experience Greater Palm Springs from feeding the giraffes at The Living Desert to enjoying the outdoor ambiance of Old Town La Quinta.

Staff Report Attractions, Best Of, Current Guide

Here are 9 ways to experience the valley from feeding giraffes at The Living Desert to enjoying the outdoor ambiance of Old Town La Quinta.

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Best Way to See the Stars (Without a Fuss)

We recommend the best place to pitch your tent under the stars in the desert, and where is the best place to view bighorn sheep.

Steven Biller Attractions, Best Of, Current PSL

See the stars at the Rancho Mirage Observatory, discover the best place to pitch your tent in the desert, and where to view bighorn sheep.

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Best Places to Occupy Kids

The Living Desert immerses you and your kids in the animal's habitat, make a splash at a resort pool, or visit a local public park.

Kent Black Attractions, Best Of, Current PSL

What are the best places to occupy your kids in the desert? The Living Desert is a fave, make waves at a resort pool, or visit a public park.

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Things To Do This Week, April 18-25

Led by the big boy — Coachella — music continues to dominate the desert scene featuring a unique event at Joshua Tree National Park, mixed in with Earth Day celebrations and art openings.

JIM POWERS Attractions, Current Digital

Music continues its desert takeover with Coachella and Soundcheck Earth, mixed in with Earth Day celebrations and art exhibit openings.

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Rhino-Mite!

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens’ Rhino Savanna habitat debuted in November. Here’s the backstory on its star inhabitants, Nia and Jaali.

Derrik J. Lang Attractions, Current Guide, Watch & Listen - Attractions

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens’ Rhino Savanna habitat debuted in November. Here’s the backstory on its star inhabitants, Nia and Jaali.

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Things to Do This Week, Nov. 8-15

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens officially introduces their pair of black rhinos, La Quinta celebrates art, and best-selling author David Sedaris reads from his published diaries in Palm Springs.

JIM POWERS Attractions, Current Digital

The Living Desert officially introduces its pair of black rhinos and best-selling author David Sedaris reads from his diaries in Palm Springs.