General Patton Memorial Museum

General Patton Museum

In the vast desert between Palm Desert and the California/Arizona border is a little nugget of U.S. History.  The General Patton Memorial Museum is conveniently located at a routine pit stop along Interstate 10 freeway, making it an easy quick visit for your adventures on the way out of California, or if…

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Elvis and his Palm Springs Honeymoon Hideaway

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Tucked away in a tiny cul-de-sac in an upscale postmodern neighborhood in Palm Springs, sits a house that is made famous by one person- Elvis.  As if the home didn’t have enough bragging rights already from its history, design, and previous owners, the most lasting and powerful connection came as the Midas…

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Watts Towers and Their Rising of Purpose

When a vision is born, sometimes the human spirit will stop at nothing to achieve the fulfillment of their goals.   So is the story of Simon Rodia, an immigrant born in Ribottoli, Italy in 1879 that immigrated to the United States when he was barely just 14.  He came to America…

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