Tag Archives: Palm Springs

Indian Wells: A California Desert Getaway

Just 120 miles east of Los Angeles in the heart of the Coachella Valley lay the desert towns of Indio and Palms Springs. Picture a place where the average winter temperature is 77 degrees and the warm days cool off to starry nights. The Coachella Valley is like no other, and there’s a lot more

Where The Snowbirds Fly

by David & Ritsuko Robinson Every autumn, instinct drives millions of birds south to wait out the winter. Think Mother Nature has the right idea? Something more than instinct drives a different bird south to escape the cold—“snowbirds”, who pull up stakes and flee the snow, sleet, rain and cold up north to winter in

Snowbird destinations: Southern California

We’ve lived most of our life in the prairie province of Alberta. To say we’ve experienced long cold and snowy winters is an understatement. Fourteen years ago, we reached the point of “Enough Already”. So we packed up the RV, hit the road, and headed south—south to California to San Diego and Palm Springs. Frostbitten Northerners west