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DESERTS

Indian Wells Golf Resort

EVENTS

Deserts
WINTER
Riverside County
Fair & Date
Festival, Indio.
Watch camel races,
hear live music,
and sample winning date recipes
at this event, first
hosted in 1921.
FEB 13-22
SPRING

TRIP
IDEA

Beauty Under the Sun

EXPLORE THE STRIKING DIVERSITY OF THE DESERT,
FROM COLORFUL NATURAL EXPANSES TO THE LUSH RESORT
TOWNS WITH THE FINEST GOLF, GALLERIES, AND DINING.
START: LOS ANGELES
PALM DESERT (123mi/198km;

1

2hr). Marvel at the birds, mammals, and reptiles from deserts
around the world at The Living
Desert Zoo and Gardens; get
up-close with a cheetah or jaguar
on special Animal Encounter &
Safari Tours.
INDIAN WELLS (3mi/4km;
6min). Challenge yourself on
championship courses at Indian
Wells Golf Resort before toasting
your game with a craft cocktail
and dramatic mountain views on
the patio at VUE Grille & Bar.
PALM SPRINGS (17mi/27km;
28min). Take a shopping
break for midcentury modern
style at the new Palm Springs Art
Museum Architecture and Design
Center, located downtown in a
1961 bank building. Book a tour
with Palm Springs Modern Tours
to see local landmarks.

2

KODIAK GREENWOOD; MARK DAVIDSON

3

4

DESERT HOT SPRINGS

(12mi/19km; 17min). Find
bliss in natural mineral pools at
The Spring Resort & Day Spa.
Shop for folk art at the trading
post in Cabot's Pueblo Museum, a
historic Hopi-inspired compound.

5

CABAZON (19mi/31km;

22min). Browse Burberry,
Gucci, and other name brands at
the Desert Hills Premium Outlets.
Head to Morongo Casino Resort
& Spa for pampering and play.

6

RED ROCK CANYON STATE
PARK (157mi/252km; 2hr

34min). Be mesmerized by the
rocky badlands' color bands on
a 1-mile loop through the Hagen
Canyon Natural Preserve; snag
a coveted cliffside campsite to
sleep beneath soaring sandstone.

7

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL
PARK (165mi/265km;

2hr41min). Tour the Martian
landscape, then experience the
DEATH VALLEY
15

RED ROCK
CANYON

MOJAVE
247

62

To Los
Angeles
CABAZON

DESERT HOT
SPRINGS
10

PALM SPRINGS
PALM DESERT
INDIAN WELLS

JOSHUA
TREE

BORREGO
SPRINGS

Coachella Valley
Music and Arts
Festival, Indio.
A-listers like Paul
McCartney and Jay
Z play over two
weekends of music
on multiple stages,
plus yoga classes,
art workshops, and
endless dance
parties (and noticeme celeb sightings).
APR 10-12;
APR 17-19

desert's softer side at the Inn at
Furnace Creek, with Southweststyle rooms, a spring-fed swimming pool, and lush golf course.

8

MOJAVE NATIONAL
PRESERVE (150mi/241km;

9

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL
PARK (94mi/151km;

2hr58min). Drive by cinder cones
and old lava flows along Kelbaker
Road on the way to awesome
700-foot-high Kelso Dunes.

1hr35min). Pick up a healthy picnic lunch at The Natural Sisters
Café in town, then head to the
park's less-explored southern
section for spring wildflowers
and funky desert plants along the
Bajada All-Access Trail.

Art Affaire
FA L L

152mi/244km; 2hr47min

Rancho Mirage
Art Affaire,
Rancho Mirage.
Kick back to
smooth jazz in the
new community
park amphitheater,
browse desertinspired artwork,
and relax in the
wine and beer
garden while the
kids work on art
projects. NOV 14-15

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10

BORREGO SPRINGS

(137mi/221km; 2hr22min).
Get your Southwest art fix at the
Borrego Art Institute, and roam
among the fantastical creature
sculptures by Richard Breceda at
Galleta Meadows Estate.

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