Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
Booked into the Hotel California...... "you can check out any time - but you can never leave." We left Vancouver on a balmy early summer's afternoon, but after the pilot warned us that the temperature in San Francisco was at (our) winter levels, we prepared reluctantly to accept a return to more layers & jackets. "June Gloom" the locals call it …
My daughter Nancy Lee and I have come to Desert Hot Springs for a three-day mini-vacation.
Today we visited Tahquitz Canyon, one of four canyons adjacent to Palm Springs that belong to the Agua Caliente Cahuilla Indians. We opted for a guided hike of the canyon with William, ...
... rainbow flags outside a fun little cafe/restaurant called Pinocchio's. Both Marilyn's were very lovely. After a few hours at the pool I headed back downtown for the night life. On Thursday nights they shut down the downtown area and have a big arts market with live entertainment at the end of each block. It's like a big Queen Vic summer night markets. After strolling around the stalls I stopped to look at some pretty silk scarves only to find the artist and her ...
... the middle of the desert so was in the high 80s to 90s. Our days there were lazy and relaxing. We caught up on the films at the cinema we've been too busy to see lately. We saw Cloud Atlas (good), Alex Cross (not as good as the hype suggests but still watchable), 7 Psychopaths (so funny) and the Man With the Iron Fists (good). We hung out by the pool, which we had all to ourselves, probably because the water was pretty cold! There was a hot tub there as well so we ...
... to the road! And a big hairy Tarantula. Maybe it is true that the US has commercialized every inch of soil but the parks are really good and packed with wildlife.
Viva Las Vegas
We were in the close (it was only a 9-hour drive from Sequoia Park) so we had to stop by Sin City. It was exciting just driving onto the 16-lane Strip around midnight without any reservation. But the chances of ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking