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 …
Was fairly warm today, mostly in low 30s, we thought once we hit California we would start to cool down. Nope, it actually got hotter, high 30s by the time we stopped. Rode through some nice desert areas with lots of cactus. Lots of wind machines through this ...
Woke up early to get going checked out the view, the picture doesn't do it justice. We headed up the mountain to elevation if 8516 feet on the cable car, Forgot to take more pictures with my iPhone for uploading so will have to wait for my Gopro videos when ...
Today we head out to the desert. There are a few different routes we can take out to Palm Springs and we have chosen the longest, most scenic (i.e. less freeway driving). First of all we took a quick stop at a mall to visit the Lego shop. I wish we had these at home, they are so cool. Then we headed off to a small town called Julian, really cute town and famous for apples and apple pie, which of course we ...
... The track views are so pretty, and the lookouts breathtaking across the desert. Once again so different from anything we have seen before.
We stop for a picnic as we near the end of the track, before heading back down on the tramway. We have overrun and missed nap time by about an hour. Dylan is challenging to get to sleep, and he uses every trick in the book. It confirms to us how important his nap still is to him, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking