April 4 - 7, 2014

Toby and I escape to the warmth of the desert for a long weekend in Palm Springs at The Hacienda on Warm Sands.

We leave early Friday morning (7:30am) and hit the road south making a short stop at parents home in Santa Nella. We also stop at Buttonwillow before heading south through LA toward the dessert. We arrive at The Hacienda at 3:15pm. This was our second stay here. After getting settled and taking a quick dip, we have a late dinner at The Tropicale and sat outside (very nice).

Saturday after breakfast we head to Tahquitz Canyon and hike up to the waterfall. It was a short hike and we spent the rest of the day soaking in the sun by the pool. That afternoon there was a happy hour meet and greet with the other guests and the owners. That evening Toby made dinner.

Sunday after breakfast we head up the tram to the top of San Jacinto Mountain and did the notch overlook trail for some specatular views of the valley. That afternoon again found ourselves by the pool. Toby again made dinner that night. We hit a few bars that evening.

Monday we stayed until around 11:30am before packing up the car and hitting the road back home. We made one stop in Buttonwillow on I-5 and was home before 7pm.

It was a fun relaxing trip, we will definitely be back.

The Hacienda on Warm Sands
The Tropicale Restaurant
Tahquitz Canyon
San Jacinto State Park
Palm Springs Aerial TramwayHunters Nightclub
Spurline Bar

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