26 trails in the valley, high desert and forest

The Coachella Valley is known for its desert landscape, palm trees, pools and unique home designs, but it’s also a treasure trove for hiking. From Joshua trees and stunning rock formations to waterfalls and palm tree oases, there’s a scenic hike for all skill levels within reach of the valley.

This guide provides a sampling of top hikes in the area that Desert Sun reporters Erin Rode, Ema Sasic and Janet Wilson recommend to locals and visitors alike. 

Note: For trails without specific hours and prices listed, readers should assume the trail is open dawn to dusk and free to enjoy.

Coachella Valley hikes

A young visitor leaves the Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center on Nov. 24 in Palm Springs.

Indian Canyons

Mileage: 60 plus miles

Address: 38-520 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Indian Canyon and Palm Canyon feature five dozen miles of trails, and while easier access ones can be crowded, all offer a real sense of what this area was like pre-major development,

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Romanza Interior Design brings customized collaboration to life at luxury 4th Avenue North estate

Within a private residence recently completed by London Bay Homes on 4th Avenue North in Naples, Romanza Interior Design’s Senior Design Director Jennifer Stevens collaborated with the client to create a dream home designed with entertaining in mind, full of thoughtful details.

Inspired by London Bay Homes’ Director of Design Michael Faulhaber’s architectural approach, Stevens’ interior design blends the homeowner’s preferences of contemporary furnishings with transitional backgrounds, throughout the three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath home.

“We blended the two styles in harmony to create elegant spaces and beautiful moments throughout the home,” said Stevens.

Linen white walls serve as a beautifully neutral backdrop for rich materials, such as the straight laid, wide plank European oak flooring in a warm grayed tone and the handmade wallcoverings used throughout.

Contributing to the home’s comfortable sense and contemporary style, a two-story fireplace creates a dramatic architectural feature in the great room complimented by generously scaled,

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Grand Designs viewers stunned by urban home the size of a London tube carriage

GRAND Designs viewers could not believe their eyes when they saw a house so tiny it was the size of a London tube carriage.

The Channel 4 series presented its annual, House of the Year special, and featured the tiny home in south London.

Grand Designs viewers were in awe of a tiny house built in London.  The 'Slot House' is 2.8 metres wide and the size of a London Tube carriage

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Grand Designs viewers were in awe of a tiny house built in London. The ‘Slot House’ is 2.8 metres wide and the size of a London Tube carriage
The Slot House was designed by architects, and married couple, Sally and Sandy Rendel

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The Slot House was designed by architects, and married couple, Sally and Sandy Rendel
Some of the home's features include exposed materials which allowed more space as nothing was plaster boarded.

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Some of the home’s features include exposed materials which allowed more space as nothing was plaster boarded.

The ‘Slot House’ was designed by married architecture couple Sally and Sandy Rendel.

They built the house in a 2.8 metre gap alongside their home and come up with a series of innovative ideas to make the most out of the small space.

Sandy

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Why Won’t My Gas Stove Light? Do We Need Stove Repairs?

You are wondering: Why won’t my gas stove turn on or we need Stove repairs? A gas stove comes in handy when you’re short on time. Some home cooks prefer to use gas burners over electric stoves when cooking. When the lighter clicks, its fun to watch the flames crackle and gas fill the room.

However, turning the knob and not seeing or hearing a buzz or buzz can be frustrating. Worse yet, if the burner doesn’t light, you won’t be able to cook.

6 Possible Problems Why A Gas Stove Won’t Light

So why won’t my gas stove turn on? Several things can affect the operation of individual stove gas burners, therefore the solution could be any of them. After working on some gas stoves with this problem, we have compiled a detailed list of possible causes and solutions.

# 1. No Electricity

Since there is no electricity, the … Read More