Blog: Out & About


Desert Stargazing

The bubbly 12-man spa at Twin Palms is a wonderful spot for stargazing in Palm Springs. But if you want to see truly mind-blowing stars, it’s worth it to towel off and hop in a car. Depending on how far you want to drive, there are several locations on...

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Sacred Waters

Experience the ancient healing mineral waters that put Palm Springs on the map at the newly-opened Spa at Séc-he. Located just minutes from Twin Palms in the center of downtown, everything about this new destination day spa is world-class. If you’re...

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“X” Marks the Spot

Desert X biennial is back every spring. This immersive outdoor art exhibition features massive, site-specific art installations at various desert locations throughout the Coachella Valley, from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea. Visitors to Desert X often...

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Modernism Week Guide in Gay Palm Springs

Palm Springs Modernism Week

Every February, appreciative fans of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion, and culture journey to Palm Springs for Modernism Week. Over the last few years, this 11-day festival has grown to include nearly 350 events including rare tours...

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gay clothes shopping Palm Springs

Menswear Shopping Favorites in Palm Springs

Not only is Palm Springs one of the best vacation destinations for gay men in the USA, we’re also a wonderful place for clothes shopping. Whether you’re looking for a festive new gaycation shirt or a vintage designer jacket, these are our favorite...

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Twin Palms Resort History

Winter 1958

On South Palm Canyon Drive in the village of Palm Springs, strains of Connie Francis’s Who’s Sorry Now float from a slowly passing convertible. At the Plaza Theatre, South Pacific plays on the big screen. Next door, sunburned tourists stream in and...

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Palm Springs has been known for decades as a hideaway for the rich and famous.  The sun and the close proximity to Hollywood have for years drawn many interesting and fabulous people.  And these people have built homes and estates that are considered...

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