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Journeys of Discovery: The other Palm Springs


The Palm Springs, California region is a collective of nine cities in the heart of a desert oasis. World-class golf, spas and countless annual cultural events attract visitors from around the world.

Correspondent Molly Blaisdell takes us on a journey to some of the area's hidden treasures, including the new Rancho Mirage Observatory, a sound bath at Namaste SpringsMakerville and the Mod Mirage Walking Tour of classic mid-century architecture.

Joyce Kiehl, director of communications at the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau, talks about popular annual events in the region, including Modernism Week, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

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