Spotlites of the Month

Palm Springs Windmill Tours

The Palm Springs Windmill and Self-Driving & Off-Road Bike Tours are interactive, educational and fun tours for friends and family. The tour is curated by Randy Buckmaster, Tour Manager, in which he will guide you along with an audio video program and marked destination’s throughout the first commercial wind farm in the United States. The tour takes you on a journey of 10 marked stops starting with a display yard of non-operating wind turbines, along with a stop at a real generating wind turbine where you can get up close and take pictures. The tour continues through a solar farm and ends with a stop at the old gas plant.
A sanitized, pre-loaded tablet with audio and video as well as a map will be given to you at check-in. You also have the option to download an App from your mobile device by searching Palm Springs Windmill Tours. After the tour, you will be sent a follow-up quiz with BONUS information on wind turbines and wind energy! Are you ready to become a wind energy nerd?
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Red Jeep Tours

Now is the perfect time to celebrate the 32nd season of the Red Jeep Tours by Desert Adventures! They have the best and most highly trained tour guides in the Greater Palm Springs area. New guides complete a 5-week intensive training program where they become experts on desert plants, animals, history, geology, seismology, Cahuilla Indian culture and much more. Desert Adventures has added two new San Andreas Fault Hiking Tours by Jeep this year which includes a ladder hike that offers spectacular views from the top of the Faultline.
All of their San Andreas Fault tours take place at their private and exclusive Metate Ranch. You can explore their private natural palm oasis, or check out their historically accurate Cahuilla Indian Village, which sits on the archeological site of the ancient Cahuilla village of Paltewe. In addition to the 4 San Andreas Fault Tours at Metate Ranch, they also offer open-air Jeep tours to the Palm Springs Indian Canyons and Painted Canyon in the Mecca Hills Wilderness Area. Lastly they completed an extensive renovation of their outdoor Enchanted Desert Wedding and Event Venue at Metate Ranch, and are now accepting reservations for weddings and other kinds of events!
Desert Adventures has their guests’ health and safety at the top of their minds. All tours are private and follow strict cleaning and disinfecting protocols, their Jeeps are open-air, and masks are worn by our guides at all times.

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is the premier gaming and entertainment destination in Southern California. Upon entering its doors you’ll be transported to a desert oasis of elegance, exciting ambience, and good fortune. This award-winning property— located in the heart of the sun-drenched Coachella Valley of the Palm Springs region —is home to hundreds of the hottest slots, video poker, over 40 table games, daily bingo sessions, the action-packed Springs Bar, and the friendliest hosts and dealers. The Fantasy Springs Rewards Club offers its members the best perks of any casino in the region.
Whether you’re interested in a fun-filled weekend getaway or a complete destination vacation, Fantasy Springs boasts luxurious accommodations, Las Vegas-style gambling action, delicious and diverse dining options including three sit-down restaurants, multiple entertainment venues with live music five nights a week, including The Rock Yard outdoor amphitheater, plus relaxing poolside lounging and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The 250-room hotel includes four-star amenities, the elegant 12th Floor Lounge and panoramic mountain views.
Eagle Falls — the Clive Clark championship-designed golf course — is the ultimate stay-and-play golf getaway. This aesthetic masterpiece features multiple elevation changes and water features rarely experienced on a golf course open to the public. The 18-hole, 6,715-yard par-72 challenge will test the low handicapper while providing an enjoyable test for the typical player.
These are just some of the things that make Fantasy Springs the premier destination in the Coachella Valley.

Big Rock Pub

Big Rock Pub has managed to make the best of a tough situation throughout the pandemic. Their two wonderful patios and brand new beer garden help make outdoor dining as enjoyable as possible! Big Rock has a wonderful outdoor dining experience and has recently updated their menu to offer some new and unique dishes. They have added the Thai Burger, while keeping around some old favorites like the Rockin’ Riblets, making the new Big Rock menu one that can satisfy anyone’s taste buds! We also cannot forget their addition of wonderfully tasting pizzas, which includes the gigantic 24 slice “Mr. 59”. Big Rock has frequent events to enjoy like their daily happy hour from 3-6 pm, or their Saturday and Sunday brunches with bottomless Mimosas! The view of Big Rock Golf Course from the main patio makes for a perfect spot to watch the sunset and enjoy a safe socially distanced bucket of beers with friends and family.

Big Rock Pub Menu

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