Our Staycation at Hotel Paseo

Recently, my husband and I had the opportunity to stay at Hotel Paseo, a local luxury boutique hotel in Palm Desert, for a relaxing weekend getaway. To give you an idea of what our stay was like, I’m sharing everything you need to know about Hotel Paseo in this post.

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10 Ways to Save on a Trip to Greater Palm Springs

Get ready to save big in the desert! A new guest post is up on the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau website, and this time, I am sharing all my tips for scoring impressive money saving deals in the Coachella Valley!

So whether you're a local who wants to explore your desert playground more, or an out-of-town traveler who is looking to visit soon, this article is for you.

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OC Fair, LA County Fair & Upcoming Greater Palm Springs Events

Each year, my husband and I do our best to make it out to the fair – whether that be the Riverside County Fair that takes place every February in Indio, CA, or an out-of-town fair that happens in the summer and fall months in Southern California.

This year, we decided to make a trip to Orange County and visit the OC Fair in Costa Mesa, CA. The fair went on from July 14-August 13, 2017, and although the fair is over now, here’s a recap of our day, along with all the yummy foods we tried, the shows we watched, and the attractions that were available.

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Day Trip: Idyllwild, CA

As all of us who are local to the Coachella Valley know, the desert heat during the summer months can be brutal, so taking a day trip to nearby destinations like Idyllwild is a great way to escape the heat a bit, and explore a close-to-home area.

In this post, I share a day trip to Idyllwild and offer readers five things to do while there. But first, let’s talk about traveling up to Idyllwild and the roads to take there from the desert.

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