moorten botanical garden

Comforts and Cactuses

Visit one of the largest cactus gardens in the desert; then experience fine dining and accommodations within walking distance.

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

In the charming alcove of South Palm Canyon Drive at the gateway to the Indian Canyons, Moorten Botanical Garden showcases about 3,000 cactuses and succulents from around the world through its lush grounds and oft-photographed “cactarium.” Clark Moorten, the rugged, engaging second-generation host, oversees the garden and greets, at times, more than 200 guests per day. He explains his passion

Palm Canyon Drive

10 Must-Visit Addresses on Palm Canyon Drive

Visiting for the first time, or just haven’t been down the main drag lately? We’ve compiled 10 places you have to see.

Anthony Grant Attractions

Palm Springs’ most popular byway is unquestionably Palm Canyon Drive, which traverses the low desert plain before abruptly turning into the palm-tree lined thoroughfare that hits the heart of downtown, with plenty of stops along with way. Read on for 10 of our faves: Today it’s known as the Palm Springs Visitors Center, but when this edifice with a spaceship-style


Where to Stay for Pride Weekend

5 Palm Springs Inns that Get the Gay Thing Right

Anthony Grant Hotels & Resorts, LGBT

The heat-seeking wanderer for Palm Springs Pride Weekend might ask: Is Palm Springs’ reputation as a gay resort par excellence uniformly embraced? Everyone knows some rainbows shine brighter than others, and the whopping 25 or so gay resorts in the desert cover that spectrum. The sheer diversity of the getaway menu became clear when I tried with limited success to