Articles Mentioning Palm Springs Hotels

7 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your Palm Springs Vacation

Pool at Movie Colony Hotel Palm Springs has been one of the most glamorous and fun places to visit in California since it served as an upscale escape for Hollywood stars in the ’50s. Rumor has it that Hollywood actors were required to stay within 100 miles of Los Angeles (in case they were needed…

Your Guide to Everything Gay in Palm Springs

Movie Colony Hotel, Palm Springs Palm Springs has long been considered an LGBTQI haven for both locals and vacationers. It’s ranked first in California and third in the U.S. among cities with the most same-sex couples per 1,000 households. Some estimates say that less than half of the population is straight. Last year, Palm Springs…

How to Have the Best Palm Springs Bachelorette Party

Pool at The Three Fifty Hotel Move over, Las Vegas! Palm Springs is making a splash as the new favorite destination for bachelorette parties. It’s partially the Coachella effect, but #PalmSpringsBeforeTheRings is also a commonly used hashtag, thanks to the city’s low prices, easy access from Los Angeles, and sunny year-round weather. It also has…

8 Incredible Hot Springs Resorts in California

California likely conjures up images of sunny beaches, beautiful vineyards, and of course, Hollywood. All-natural, mineral-filled hot springs might not make the list, but it’s true — the Golden State is home to many geothermal areas. Even better, plenty of hotels use these therapeutic waters to supply the pools and spas on their grounds. To…

8 Retro Motels for a Dose of Nostalgia

America’s love for automobiles paved the way for the iconic U.S. road trip. Motels, a name that blends the words “motor” and “hotel,” really took off in the ‘30s and ‘40s, when tourists needed a safe and inexpensive place to sleep while exploring the far reaches of the country. These properties provided some of the…

Where to Go in California: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

More than one-and-a-half times bigger than the entire United Kingdom, California is the U.S. state with the highest population, the most national parks, the tallest trees, and some of the coolest, most vibrant cities. A state of mountains, deserts, lakes, and beaches, California has some of the most incredible landscapes in the country, too. Plus,…

The 6 Most Unexpected and Fun Things to Do in Palm Springs

Entrance at Riviera Palm Springs, a Tribute Portfolio Resort/Oyster Palm Springs has long been considered the hot spot for Los Angeles residents who want a desert getaway that includes spa visits, world-class golfing, antique and outlet mall shopping, and spending time in the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Every April, the area swells with…

6 Fun and Affordable Girls’ Trips in the U.S.

Taking a trip with just the girls (or however you prefer to call them: ladies, women, gals, sisters, besties) is one of the best ways to blow off steam, but it doesn’t have to blow your whole budget. It’s entirely possible to enjoy a getaway that’s heavy on fun and light on the wallet, right…

The Most Delightfully Retro Hotels in Palm Springs

Palm Springs has evolved into an ultra-hip destination that’s no longer just for golfers and retirees. Though this transformation is undeniable, there’s one thing about the Palm Springs experience that remains gloriously intact: its terrifically retro spirit. The town was once a hot spot for mobsters, Hollywood stars, and Rat Pack members all looking to…

The Top Summer Travel Trends of 2017

Beach at the Franciscan Lakeside Lodge/Oyster Family road trips, beach trips, and mountain and lakeside getaways enjoy enduring popularity in the summer — one of the most popular times of the year to travel. These classic summer-travel staples are as mainstream and treasured as ever, but we’ve noticed a few other travel trends defining summer…