Whether you want a relaxing trip with a few rounds of golf and spa treatments or want some adventure built in, Palm Springs is the perfect place to get away from everyday concerns. Everything from film festivals to concerts and live shows are available to entertain you, or you could sneak away to nearby Joshua Tree National Park to commune with nature. Plan your itinerary now.
Known for its beautiful examples of modern architecture, you can tour Palm Springs to see examples of mid-century modern buildings and design. From hotels and office structures to private homes, this sleek and streamlined modernity is showcased throughout much of the city. You can spot homes where interiors were used in famous movies and admire Palm Springs City Hall or the Palm Springs Art Museum. Award-winning design is just around the corner in Palm Springs.
Hike, bike, or even ride on horseback through nearby canyons and parks. With trails to suit all three modes of transit, Palm Springs offers outdoor experiences for every level of capability. You can even hit the local skatepark if you wish. From simple strolls through local parks to trails outside the city limits, you can get your steps in around Palm Springs.
If you want to learn more about local flora, visit the Moorten Botanical Garden, which features a cactarium. Not all botanic gardens boast a cactarium, so take advantage of this fascinating exhibit of native desert plant life. For history buffs, a visit to the Cornelia White House is a must; it’s one of the town's oldest surviving structures. Located at the Palm Springs International Airport, the Palm Springs Air Museum explains the city's role in World War II aircraft production and pilot training.
Plan your trip to beautiful and temperate Palm Springs and get ready to enjoy a slice of Southern California living.