If you're looking to ditch your parka and get your desert on, gay Palm Springs is the ultimate LGBT playground. 350 days a year of sunshine and a two-hour drive from LA--what more could you want? We have the scoop on everything from outdoor adventures in the San Jacinto Mountains to shopping on Palm Canyon Drive. And whether you’re a traveler on a budget or looking to indulge in a luxury weekend away, we know the best places to eat, sleep, party, and make the most of your gay Palm Springs getaway.

 

White Party Palm Springs Ambassador Is a Grande

A reality star is just one of the big changes for next year's gay bacchanal.
Palm Springs Does Pride On Its Own Schedule

Palm Springs Does Pride On Its Own Schedule

November is the perfect time for Pride, at least in this desert mecca.

PHOTOS: Just in Time for Palm Springs Pride, the Grand Opening of Destination PSP

PHOTOS: Just in Time for Palm Springs Pride, the Grand Opening of Destination PSP

The desert city's newest retail experience combines essential Palm Springs merchandise with a focus on helping …
Club Icon Will Reign Over Palm Springs Pride

Club Icon Will Reign Over Palm Springs Pride

The world's self-described 'most famous transsexual in the world' will be grand marshal of Palm Springs Pride.

Palm Springs' Most Luxurious Hotel to Rise from Ashes of Church

Palm Springs' Most Luxurious Hotel to Rise from Ashes of Church

Palm Springs Community Church, built in 1930 and inaugurated as a historical site in 1989, burned down in 2013. Now the …
PHOTOS: 'Top Rock' Rocks Palm Springs With Stevie Nicks, Beatles

PHOTOS: 'Top Rock' Rocks Palm Springs With Stevie Nicks, Beatles

One of the best shows in Palm Springs makes its debut at the Hard Rock Hotel.

Nat Reed: Tiki Is In His Blood

Nat Reed: Tiki Is In His Blood

Nat Reed's fantastical creations of mid-century madness are perfectly at home in his Palm Springs Gallery.

Palm Springs: Where to Eat

Palm Springs: Where to Eat

Part of Palm Springs culture is eating well: boozy brunches, two hour lunches, and sunset dinners.
Charge It: Shopping in Palm Springs

Charge It: Shopping in Palm Springs

There's only so much lunching, leering, and lounging one can do in Palm Springs. Spend some money and soak up that air …
Beat The Heat: Activities in Palm Springs

Beat The Heat: Activities in Palm Springs

There's more to Palm Springs than palm trees, pools, and golf courses. Here's the less-sedentary side of P.S.

Oases in an Oasis: Where to Stay in Palm Springs

Oases in an Oasis: Where to Stay in Palm Springs

Retro? Modern? Hip? Hipster? Palm Springs' hotels have it all.
Bars and Nightlife: Palm Springs

Bars and Nightlife: Palm Springs

From leather bars to drag queen revues, there's a venue to quench any thirst in Palm Springs.
Palm Springs 101: Travel Tips for the Gay Oasis

Palm Springs 101: Travel Tips for the Gay Oasis

From how to get to the legendary LGBT playland to what to do when you're there, we got you covered.

Burned Palm Springs Church Gets New Life as Hotel

Burned Palm Springs Church Gets New Life as Hotel

Palm Springs will get an unlikely new hotel in the form of a historic church.

PHOTOS: The Abbey at White Party 2014

PHOTOS: The Abbey at White Party 2014

Didn't get enough White Party this weekend? Well, here's more. …
PHOTOS: White Party Palm Springs 2014

PHOTOS: White Party Palm Springs 2014

The desert bacchanal drew entertainers like Ariana Grande and Deborah Cox, and LGBT stars like Lance Bass and Candis …
PHOTOS: The Beautiful People of Coachella 2014

PHOTOS: The Beautiful People of Coachella 2014

The nation's biggest music festival is about community, art, partying, and some seriously sexy people.

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