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Family owned. Locally sourced. Community treasured. These are the shops, restaurants, spas, attractions and businesses that make Greater Palm Springs. That paint our personality. Add to our “flavor.” And express our pride.

From decades-old eateries serving time-honored family recipes to the local coffee shop roasting their own beans to the yoga studio leading sun salutations on a downtown rooftop, their stories capture not only our destination’s unique set of experiences but also our hearts.

That’s why "Love Local" has transformed into a new evolution Love Local by a Local. Lori Rodgers is a local in Greater Palm Springs and she refers to herself as a "tourist" asking locals for all the secret spots. For Love Local by a Local, she’ll be on the hunt to uncover iconic and unique spots in Greater Palm Springs. Follow along as she shares the stories of these family-owned and locally sourced community treasures.


Bike Palm Springs

Ride a bike under flowing palm trees and take in the scenic views of Mt. San Jacinto. Your first stop to enjoying a ride under blue skies is Bike Palm Springs!

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Delicias Mexican Cuisine

Lori shares a peek into their menu, featuring delicious Mexico City flavors. Owners Angie Denicia and Armando Olverato take pride in providing fresh, high-quality food.

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TRU Self Care Boutique and True Awakening Studio

Lori meets with owners Sonia and Livia to showcase this lovely artisan boutique. If you want true, authentic goods from creative and talented artisans go to Tru Self Care Boutique in Palm Springs and True Awakening Studio in Coachella.

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Thriftology: A Thrifting Gem

Calling all thrift shop lovers (and newbies)! Thriftology is a local thrift store that carries new and previously owned items. Its unique and diverse collections translate to “there is something for everyone!”

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Culinary Oasis

Greet the day with a cold brew or latte to-go at IW Coffee, where drinks are made with beans roasted in the nearby town of Joshua Tree. Order takeout from one of our many local eateries. Then treat yourself to something sweet to take home at the family-owned (and locally loved) Brandini Toffee.

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Shop 'Til You Drop

Bring a piece of Greater Palm Springs home with you by browsing the one-of-a-kind finds at Destination PSP. Hunt for vintage treasures at The Shops at Thirteen Forty-Five, then score thrifting goodies, at Thriftology in Palm Desert. And be sure to leave plenty of time to explore the boutiques and upscale restaurants in the El Paseo Shopping District.

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Relax & Rejuvenate

Let your body and mind completely unwind in Greater Palm Springs. Pamper yourself with locally inspired products from superfood skincare merchant The Body Deli. Browse natural soaps and self-care essentials at TRU Self Care Boutique. Or indulge in a take-home bath salt, soak or scrub from H2o Closet.

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Local Experiences

Discover the area’s natural beauty and see North America's only true palm oases—imagine shaded mineral springs bubbling up from the ground—on Desert Adventures' San Andreas Fault Jeep Eco Tour. Enjoy a chilled date shake made with locally grown fruit at the legendary Shields Date Garden in Indio. Then explore the Western world's largest date-producing region with Tallgrass Hiking & Tours.

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Destination PSP

Few places capture the hip and quintessentially midcentury modern vibe of Greater Palm Springs like Destination PSP. Watch now and get inspired for your next shopping spree.