Palm Springs and the Desert Resorts Travel Guide

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Many millions of years ago, the Southern Desert was the bottom of a vast sea. By 10 million years ago, the waters had receded and the climate was hospitable to prehistoric mastodons, zebras, and camels. The first human inhabitants of record were the Agua Caliente, part of the Cahuilla people, who settled in and around the Coachella Valley about 1,000 years ago.

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Palm Springs and the Desert Resorts Hotels

In general you can find the widest choice of lodgings in Palm Springs, ranging from tiny B&Bs and chain motels to business... read more

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Palm Springs and the Desert Resorts Restaurants

During the season, restaurants can be busy, as many locals and visitors dine out every night, and some for every meal. An... read more

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Palm Springs and the Desert Resorts Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Fun in the sun: The Palm Springs area has 350 days of sun each year, and the weather's usually perfect for playing one of the... Read more

  • Palm Springs Modernism

    Some of the world's most forward-looking architects designed and constructed buildings around Palm Springs between 1940 and 1970, and... Read more

  • Spa Life, Desert-Style

    These days, taking the waters at a spa in Palm Springs is massively different from the experience imagined by the Cahuilla Indians when... Read more

  • Palm Springs Pampers Pooches

    If you're hitting the road with your best friend, you'll be happy to find Palm Springs is a particularly pet-friendly place. Dogs are... Read more

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