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Palm Springs Indian Canyons Bike and Hike

Palm Springs Indian Canyons Bike and Hike

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Explore Palm Springs and Indian Canyons by bike and on foot during a half-day tour from downtown Palm Springs. With guide, bike rental, and snacks included, it’s easy to discover one of southern California’s most scenic city and desert landscapes. You'll ride through Palm Springs on a 10-mile (17-km) loop to Indian Canyons, then hike in the canyon at a leisurely pace suitable for reasonably active people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Bicycle Adventure

Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Bicycle Adventure

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Take a leisurely bike ride in the desert. This guided mountain bike tour will take you down a gentle grade along the San Andreas Fault where the Mojave Desert transitions into the Colorado Desert. Enjoy beautiful views of the desert landscape as you pedal along the paved path. The tour concludes with a rest stop at a date farm where you can try a date shake.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Joshua Tree National Park Driving Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Driving Tour

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Explore the uncanny landscape of Joshua Tree National Park with a 4.5-hour van tour from Palm Desert, near Palm Springs. Enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned van or SUV as you navigate soaring granite formations and groves of the park’s famously spiky trees, and capture unforgettable images of terrain that spans the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Trace a gentle trail into the rocks at Hidden Valley and Keys View, watch for the park’s reclusive wildlife, and experience the unique beauty of one America’s most remarkable national parks.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.67
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

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Explore the geology around California’s legendary San Andreas fault during a Jeep tour from Palm Desert. See a desert oasis fed by an underground spring as your naturalist guide describes how the Native American Cahuilla tribe used the desert's plants for food, medicine, and shelter. Marvel at steep-walled canyons and tall twisted rock mountains, and learn about the plant and animal life of the area. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour that includes light snacks, bottled water, and round-trip transport from Palm Desert.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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Indian Canyons Walking Tour by Jeep from Palm Springs

Indian Canyons Walking Tour by Jeep from Palm Springs

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Go deep into Palm Springs’ Indian Canyons on a 3-hour, small group Jeep and hiking tour to the ancestral home of the Cahuilla tribes. Take in views of the rugged desert landscape as you ride into the rocky canyons, and learn the rich history of the Cahuilla; take a 1-mile (1.6-km) walk along a palm-lined stream to see the traces of historic Native American settlements. Visit a shady desert oasis, walk to a seasonal spring and browse a tribal trading post, then finish the tour at your Palm Springs hotel.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Palm Springs Windmill Self-Driving Tour Interactive Fun Safe

Palm Springs Windmill Self-Driving Tour Interactive Fun Safe

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Opt for this Palm Springs windmill tour, and try something a little different from your typical celebrity homes or San Andreas Fault tours you’d usually do in Palm Springs. This self-driving windmill tour allows you to explore the evolution of wind turbines on a private wind farm from the comfort of your own vehicle. The tour allows you to exit at each stop and guides you with a curated video.
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  • 1 to 30 minutes
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Guided Hike in Palm Springs with Amazing Views

Guided Hike in Palm Springs with Amazing Views

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I provide water, a snack bar and a backpack for each hiker. We'll hike in the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument on some the best trails in the Greater Palm Springs Area. I know these trails very well & the best viewpoints along the way to enjoy some of the most beautiful views of Palm Springs & beyond. You'll see desert plants & cacti close up as we hike. You'll see from the desert valley floor below all the way up to beautiful nearby mountain peaks, while getting in some great exercise. I'll point out interesting landmarks along the way, like the very unique Bob Hope house, Mt San Gorgonio (the tallest mountain in So Cal), Indian Canyons & other points of interest. Depending on the time of year I've seen the endangered Peninsular Bighorn Sheep here. They'll be lots of time for taking beautiful scenic photos & I'll point out some of the best photo spots. Contact me if you want to do any of my hikes on a certain date/time or if you're looking to hike somewhere else.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.00
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour

San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour

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Learn about California's geology and desert wilderness on a half-day Jeep tour to the San Andreas Fault. Drive through the Coachella Valley to the fault zone while hearing from your guide about native plant and animal life, local history, the Salton Sea, and earthquakes. Depending on your preference, you can take a nature walk in the desert or stay in the vehicle. You'll also stop by a date farm where you can try their signature date milkshake. Includes guide, transportation, and light refreshments.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Joshua Tree National Park Jeep Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Jeep Tour

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Explore a remote national park less than an hour's drive from the lush resorts of greater Palm Springs. Wonder at the otherworldly plants and rock formations in a unique, and wild desert setting. THIS IS A RUGGED, JEEP ONLY TRAIL. For those wanting a smoother experience and to see more of the park highlights please consider our Joshua Tree Driving/Van Tour. We don't recommend it for anyone with any back injuries, with any neck injuries, anyone that is pregnant or gets car sick easily. Age limit is 6 years old.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

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Go rock climbing in Joshua Tree National Park on a half-day, private trip with a certified rock-climbing guide. Since all equipment is included, you won’t need to bring or rent your own gear. Whether you’re a beginning climber excited to try the sport, or a more experienced climber looking for a local intro to Joshua Tree rock climbing, the tour will be tailored to your preferences.
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  • 4 hours
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$225.00
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Beginner Group Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park

Beginner Group Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park

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Join our certified local guides for a half day exploration of Joshua Tree National Park's world renowned rock climbing! Meet other travelers who, like yourself, have a healthy appetite for adventure, while learning the basics of the sport from an expert. See JTNP from a new perspective 100' up a wall of granite!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.49
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Springs
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Springs

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Only Red Jeep Tours can take you to Metate Ranch, located in the heart of the San Andreas Fault Zone. On this awe-inspiring OPEN-AIR Jeep Tour, you will travel deep into the heart of California’s world-famous San Andreas Fault and witness the forces of nature that have created amazing, steep-walled canyons and the most twisted and tormented landscapes on Earth! You will be awestruck by the spectacular scenery as your Jeep winds its way through the bones of the earth. During your adventure, you will stop several times for short nature walks, including a short hike through a slot canyon, if desired. This tour also stops at a natural palm oasis, where water bubbles up from the ground year-round. Here you will learn about how the Cahuilla Indians used desert plants to survive in this inhospitable environment. A final highlight is a guided tour of our recreated Cahuilla Indian Village that showcases the lifestyle and culture of the Cahuilla people.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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Family Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

Family Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

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From first time climbers to competition team kids, there are opportunities for fantastic climbing in Joshua Tree National Park. We have experience guiding families with mixed climbing experience and know the best crags to serve everyone's ambitions! Regardless of your experience level, desires or goals there is a fantastic rock climbing trip ready and waiting for you!!! We have guided ages 2- 80 and have specialty equipment such as tiny rock climbing helmets, sticky rubber baby climbing shoes and full body harnesses for little people or pregnant moms! The 4-Hour Trip is great for people who want to focus on rock climbing. Typically, we keep the approaches short and visit only 1-2 rock formations so that we spend the bulk of your trip climbing as many routes as possible!
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  • 4 hours
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$225.00
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Secrets of Joshua Tree Hidden Valley Scavenger Hunt

Secrets of Joshua Tree Hidden Valley Scavenger Hunt

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This game is an active and challenging NON TRADITIONAL( not normal in any way!) 2 hour hunt of creative challenges, social experimentation & being amateur detectives searching for the type of local stories a good tour guide would tell you. This game is a co-creation between you and your interactive host who is customizing and interacting as you play. Specific correct answers get additional stories and facts from your host who is in your pocket on Whats App. GUESTS WHO WANT TO REQUEST A NEW TIME AND DATE THAT BEST FITS THEIR SCHEDULE WILL NEED TO BOOK 1 EXTRA TICKET AS A CONVENIENCE CHARGE AS IT IS HIGHLY LIKELY THEY WILL BE THE ONLY GUESTS AND IT REQUIRES MOVING OTHER GAMES OFF MY SCHEDULE. Now introducing Eagle and Turtle team options. Choose Eagle to play an active and challenging game to get all or most of the clues. Choose Turtle to cruise at your own speed,enjoy the scenery and just do some of the clues. Both team types have the same amount of allotted hunt time of 2 hours.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.00
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Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (6 Hours)

Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (6 Hours)

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Are you a beginner or intermediate rock climber looking to have a fantastic time sampling the excellent rock climbing routes in Joshua Tree National Park under the careful watch of an experienced and certified rock climbing guide? Maybe you have a family with kids who absolutely love rock climbing? Or perhaps you are an experienced climber looking for a partner to climb as many rock climbing routes as possible during your trip? Regardless of your experience level, desires or goals there is a fantastic rock climbing trip ready and waiting for you!!! The 6-Hour Trip is a great option for travelers who want to travel deeper into Joshua Tree National Park, leave the crowds behind and climb on a few rock formations. Contact Stone Adventures for more information.
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  • 6 hours
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$255.00
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Mojave Desert Oasis Hike

Mojave Desert Oasis Hike

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This unique location is 30 min north of downtown Palm Springs & halfway to Joshua Tree National Park. Since it's high desert it's about 10 degrees cooler than Palm Springs. The Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is one of the largest cottonwood and willow riparian habitats in California. It's an oasis located in the Sand to Snow National Monument in the Mojave desert town of Morongo Valley. The Morongo Valley fault runs through the preserve, don't worry the fault has not moved in over 20,000 years. Some of the oldest rock formations in North America at approx 2.7 Billion years old can be seen here. The preserve is also an internationally known birding site. It's on the fringes of the Mojave and Colorado deserts. Sand to Snow National Monument extends to the western border of Joshua Tree National Park, where elevations are as low as 600 feet to the eastern summits of the much higher San Bernardino range & the tallest peak in Southern Cali being the 11,503 foot San Gorgonio Mountain.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Half-Day Guided Hike in Joshua Tree National Park

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Half-Day Guided Hike in Joshua Tree National Park

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I am a 20 year resident of the Mojave Desert and log 200 miles annually on foot within Joshua Tree National Park. Over the years and miles I've cultivated an awareness of landscape, ecological systems, and local culture that when contextualized by the trail becomes a narrative experience I'm eager to share. I landed in Joshua Tree after dropping out of college in 2001. Back then you arrived by chance or a friend of a friend said you had to check out the rocks, feel the energy, and camp under the stars. I fell in with the gathering characters, an assortment of dirtbag climbers, avant artists, practical new age visionaries, and entrepreneurs...an amalgam of identities that would go on to create the image of the High Desert that is so coveted today. I am legally permitted to guide within Joshua Tree National Park and happy to host you. I know my stuff and I want you to know it too.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.50
$130.00
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Full Day Hike in Joshua Tree National Park

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Full Day Hike in Joshua Tree National Park

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I am a 20 year resident of the Mojave Desert and log 200 miles annually on foot within Joshua Tree National Park. Over the years and miles I've cultivated an awareness of landscape, ecological systems, and local culture that when contextualized by the trail becomes a narrative experience I'm eager to share. I landed in Joshua Tree after dropping out of college in 2001. Back then you arrived by chance or a friend of a friend said you had to check out the rocks, feel the energy, and camp under the stars. I fell in with the gathering characters, an assortment of dirtbag climbers, avant artists, practical new age visionaries, and entrepreneurs...an amalgam of identities that would go on to create the image of the High Desert that is so coveted today. I am legally permitted to guide within Joshua Tree National Park and happy to host you. I know my stuff and I want you to know it too.
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  • 7 hours
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$139.50
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Palm Springs Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

Palm Springs Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

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Tour the history, culture, points of interest, and local favorite spots in town by solving scavenger hunt and trivia style riddles on this engaging walking tour. Your team will earn points and be guided farther along the route with every riddle. Play from the convenience of your smartphone whenever you’re ready for an adventure!
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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Family Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (6 Hours)

Family Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (6 Hours)

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From first time climbers to competition team kids, there are opportunities for fantastic climbing in Joshua Tree National Park. We have experience guiding families with mixed climbing experience and know the best crags to serve everyone's ambitions! Regardless of your experience level, desires or goals there is a fantastic rock climbing trip ready and waiting for you!!! We have guided ages 2- 80 and have specialty equipment such as tiny rock climbing helmets, sticky rubber baby climbing shoes and full body harnesses for little people or pregnant moms! For more information contact Stone Adventures
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  • 6 hours
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$255.00
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Indian Canyons Walking Tour by Jeep from Palm Desert
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Indian Canyons Walking Tour by Jeep from Palm Desert

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Explore the lush palm oases of the Indian Canyons on this morning or afternoon 3-hour eco-tour from Palm Springs. Learn about the rich history and culture of the Cahuilla Indians as you ride a jeep their ancestral homelands with your knowledgeable guide. Take an easy 1-mile guided walk up Andreas Canyon for captivating views and see a stunning palm oasis from the rim of Palm Canyon. This small-group open-air outdoor adventure is limited to seven people per Jeep for a more relaxed, intimate experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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Rappelling Adventure in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

Rappelling Adventure in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

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Interested in rapping down through some of the most scenic areas of Joshua Tree National Park? Let our professionally certified rock climbing guides and Wilderness First Responders guide you through the rock terrain of Joshua Tree and set you up for a memorable, awesome experience. Regardless of your experience level, desires or goals there is a fantastic rappelling trip ready and waiting for you!!!
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  • 4 hours
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$225.00
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Scenic Hiking In Beautiful Palm Springs

Scenic Hiking In Beautiful Palm Springs

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I'll provide each hiker with water, a granola bar & a backpack. We'll be hiking in beautiful south Palm Springs in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument on Native American land. I know these trails very well and the best lookout points along the way to enjoy some of the most beautiful views of the Palm Springs desert & far beyond. From the trail we'll see the Bob Hope house, the windmills, Joshua Tree, Mount San Gorgonio (the tallest mountain in So Cal at 11,501 feet high), the San Jacinto Mountains & the Indian Canyons. You'll also see desert vegetation/plants & cacti close up as we hike along & enjoy amazing views of the desert valley floor below all the way up to beautiful mountain peaks, all while getting in some great exercise. Hopefully we'll see the endangered Peninsular Bighorn Sheep or other desert animals. We'll stop along the way for any needed breaks & scenic picture taking.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Palm Springs Scavenger Hunt: Palm Springs Art & Infamy

Palm Springs Scavenger Hunt: Palm Springs Art & Infamy

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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Palm Springs Indian Canyons Bike and Hike
"Isabel Sanches made the tour pleasant with her candor. My wife and I celebrated our anniversary beautifully biking throughout this scenic journey!"..."
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Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Bicycle Adventure
"Exceeded our expectations, Ben was super great. This was an experience I’ll never forget, highly recommended"..."
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Joshua Tree National Park Driving Tour
"Kolin did a nice overview of Palm Springs and Joshua Tree Park on a Sunday morning. I highly recommend this experience!"..."
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert
"Charles was really knowledgeable and he truly enjoys his job and sharing his knowledge. We learned so much"..."
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Indian Canyons Walking Tour by Jeep from Palm Springs
"Andres Canyon hike. Informative mellow guide. Beautiful scenery. Interesting history of the Coahuila tribe told with respect."..."
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Palm Springs Windmill Self-Driving Tour Interactive Fun Safe
"Very informative. Great tour. Nice that you can take the tour at your own pace. Would definitely recommend."..."
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Guided Hike in Palm Springs with Amazing Views
"It turned out I was fit enough for only half the hike. Luckily I was the only client, so thete wasn't an issue cutting it short. Carlos was kind enough to find another shorter, flatter walk for me."..."
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour
"Fantastic Driver and narrator. Communicated a lot of in depth knowledge of the Fault line etc. Wife said one of the best tours we have ever had and I agree. Can’t wait to do it again with friends next visit. Thanks again Peggy and Neal Dossett."..."
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Joshua Tree National Park Jeep Tour
"our guide was so cool and nice we had such a good time with him he was so helpful and informative 10/10"..."
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Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)
"This was our first outdoor climb. We are very novice. I went with two 10-year boys. Annie was VERY informative and accommodating. Super patient. She made the experience fantastic. Highly recommend this company. Next time we are in the area, we will definitely use them again. No question. Thank you Annie!"..."
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Secrets of Joshua Tree Hidden Valley Scavenger Hunt
"What a wonderful way to experience Joshua Tree! This hunt made us hyper-aware of our surroundings & allowed us to take in the park in a way we'd have never done on our own. Tara was a wonderful virtual guide and kept challenging us to push ourselves. It was very fun and a unique experience!"..."

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