Tag Archives: Palm Springs
Huell Howser, despite having laryngitis, doesn’t miss the opportunity to visit the beautiful and historic pools of Palm Desert and Palm Springs.
Huell Howser presents two old documentary films about Palm Springs, California. The first film is entitled “America’s Desert Oasis” from 1956, and the second film is entitled “Desert Circus” from the 1930s. The films were prepared and shared by the Rotary Club of Palm Springs and the Palm Springs Historical Society.
Huell visits the Elvis Presley Estate in Palm Springs and gets a tour of one of only five homes in the world actually owned by Elvis Presley — and was his ‘get-a-way spot’ from 1970 until he died in 1977. Today it has new owners who respect its past history and are lovingly preserving it Continue Reading »
Huell visits the Whitewater Preserve located just off the 10 freeway near Palm Springs. This amazing oasis contains 2,851 acres surrounded by the Bureau of Land Management San Gorgonio Wilderness and is part of the Wildlands Conservancy’s 33,000-acre Sand to Snow Preserve System. Included is and old trout farm and lodge that have been transformed Continue Reading »
Huell revisists Tahquitz Canyon and updates his show from last year. 2002
A visit to the huge polo fields, which have made the Coachella Valley a polo center! 2002
The ’50s live on in Palm Springs, and Huell Howser visits some of the best examples of architecture from that decade – motels. Orbit Inn 562 W. Arenas Palm Springs, CA 92262 877-99-orbit (996-7248) Coral Sands Inn 210 W. Stevens Rd. Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 325-4900 Ballantines 726 N. Indian Canyon Dr. (Movie Colony) Continue Reading »
Huell Howser meets the people who help make Palm Springs an international travel destination. He visits Jensen’s Market for orange juice and a donut, then it’s off to the Desert Hand Car Wash on Highway 111 (Palm Canyon Drive). Finally, he stops at Palm Springs High School to hear their award-winning band. 2002
Huell visits this working man’s desert city. 2002
The Desert Hot Springs Hotel and Spa has eight pools filled with water ranging from 92 to 140 degrees. Huell Howser joins locals and travelers from around the world to soak in the waters and relax in the desert sun. Desert Hot Springs Hotel & Spa (800) 843-6053 2002