Enjoy great nature while hiking at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

Big Morongo canyon is named after native Indian tribe and is very close to the famous Palm Springs in the Coachella Valley. This nature preserve is large and has well developed hiking trails. The Marsh Trail is a boardwalk and is suitable for wheelchair. There are various birds and animals to see depending on the […]

Enjoy mountains and desert at 49 Palms oasis hiking trail, 20 nature pictures

Southern California has many great outdoor adventures and Joshua Tree National Park is one not to miss. This park is in a high desert location and its hiking trails in the deserts and mountains draw many outdoor enthusiasts. 49 Palms oasis hike is an easy option to get a taste of the park. To plan […]

Plan a trip to Joshua Tree National park at Oasis of Mara visitors center

Southern California has many attractions and when you plan a trip there please include Joshua Tree National Park on your list. Even if you are not an avid hiker you can drive through many parts of this park and still enjoy great outdoors. This visitors center is located just off route 62 also known as […]

Take beautiful nature pictures during desert sunrise

Sunrise is always a special time of day, but without a doubt desert sunrise is one of the most spectacular events. Mojave desert in south western USA is easily accessible place to experience desert landscapes and take beautiful desert landscape pictures. Las Vegas is in Mojave desert and so is lake Mead and Hoover Dam. […]

Sunrise in Mojave desert paints desert landscapes in unique colors, practical photography tips

If you plan a trip to the desert or happen to be traveling through one, use this chance to capture some of the most striking colors in nature. Twentynine Palms, California near Joshua Tree National Park is a great place to explore desert, experience desert living and  take stunning desert travel images. Airbnb has a […]

Twentynine Palms is a great off the beaten path high desert escape for abstract art photography

If you would like to escape it all and have some time off, get away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, then plan a trip to Twentynine Palms. This is a small town in a high desert location just north of Joshua Tree National Park. This off the beaten path location is an […]

High desert landscapes of Twentynine Palms are perfect for abstract images

Twentynine Palms is a small town near Joshua Tree National Park and about one hour drive from Palm Springs. This destination is off the beaten path and offers great escape to nature, vast desert landscapes and rugged mountains. Houses and cottages are dotted all over the deserts landscape. This is a unique opportunity to see […]

Living Desert Botanical Garden: Come Close to Nature

The Living Desert was formed in 1970 to help preserve the Palm Desert and maintain the balance of the desert ecosystem. Founded by several trustees of the Palm Springs Desert Museum, this place has a zoo and botanical garden that brings visitors all year round. It is a popular with the kids mostly, but adults […]

Living Desert Zoo: For Excitement Filled Experience in California

Established in the year 1970, the Living Desert located in Palm Springs is should be on the list of places to see while visiting Coachella valley in southern California. This place was established by trustees of the Palm Springs Desert Museum in order to preserve natural surroundings, desert animals and plants, and educate general public […]

Fabulous and Luxurious JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

The images of the dry sand and hot breeze, that the word desert brings to mind, is clearly overturned by the JW Marriott Desert Springs resort and spa. The resort welcomes its guests with spectacular amenities and an array of suites and rooms, designed for comfort and luxury. The landscaped lawns and ground, array of […]

Silence and Stillness of Salton City

When one hears the word ‘city’, the images that rush to mind are busy streets, people commuting to work, and the lines of cars waiting at the traffic signals to mention a few. However, a trip to Salton City can be quite an eye-opener. The empty streets, dilapidated buildings, and the vacant seashore are some […]

Sonoran Desert: Home to Amazing Desert Plants

When one thinks of a desert, the things that come to mind are the sand, heat, and an expansive landscape speckled with cacti. The Sonoran Desert offers a wonderful contrast with its vast assortment of desert flora. One of the hottest and prominent deserts in North America, it is spread over parts of Arizona and […]

Salton Sea: Sad Icon of an Ecological Tragedy

Like a photograph reminding one of the old times, the Salton Sea awakens the memories of the great times filled with busy marinas, exciting water-skiing games, and concerts. Once a trendy holiday destination, the area now tell tales about the good old days of active tourism and vibrant party atmosphere. The motels, frayed walkways, and […]

The Delightful Canyon Lake Salt River Reservoir, 15 travel images

Traveling around Arizona and looking for things to do in Phoenix or Scottsdale? FPImages presents 15 images in this photo gallery taken just an hour drive north of Phoenix. Apart from usual golfing and visiting Grand Canyon, plan a trip to  Superstition Wilderness and have some fun at Canyon Lake. This is truly amazing place […]

Spectacular Superstition Mountains in Arizona Wilderness, 15 nature pictures

Superstition Mountains are within an hour drive from Scottsdale, Arizona. Looking for things to do in Arizona? Road trip ideas should include Superstition Mountains for great hiking and taking nature pictures. If you like outdoor adventures, plan a trip to Superstitions, take your camera and you will replenish your photo gallery with wonderful landscape photography. […]

Wolf Creek Golf Course in Mesquite Nevada, 10 golf course pictures

The Wolf Creek golf course in Mesquite, Nevada is a great attraction and is relatively close to Las Vegas strip. If you like golf and would like to plan a trip in the area, it is only an hour and a bit drive North of Vegas along I-15. Scenic route follows beautiful Virgin river and […]

Valley of Fire true gem among Nevada State Parks, 20 landscape pictures

Valley of Fire State Park is a  true gem and one of the oldest among Nevada state parks.  Visit Valley of Fire and you will find other famous Nevada attractions such as Las Vegas and Hoover Dam nearby. Planning a road trip from Las Vegas to Valley of Fire is easy – it is less […]

Dates Grove Indio Coachella Valley: Meeting the Global Demand for Dates Fruit

Located in Southern California, the Coachella Valley is reputed for its resorts, spas and golf courses and is generally considered a playground for the rich. Not many people know that this area has a well developed agricultural industry and produces a lot of dates fruit.  The date is an oval or cylindrical shaped fruit that […]

Flower pictures of succulent desert plants at botanical gardens

Succulent desert plants usually bloom in the spring and their flowers are very spectacular and very colorful. These pictures of flowers were taken in the month of April at botanical gardens of Huntington Library near Pasadena, California. There is always something blooming here. April is the best month if you want to see desert plants […]