Palm Springs, located in the Sonoran Desert, is a sought-after Southern California getaway. 

Long a popular retreat for Hollywood celebrities, Palm Springs is known for its many resorts, spas, and golf courses. Lounge by the pool, but also check out other things to do here!

Stroll Palm Canyon Drive in downtown Palm Springs, where you will find eclectic shopping and topnotch eateries. Look for the Palm Springs Walk of Stars!

Take a ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, to be transported from the desert floor to more than half way up Mount San Jacinto!

Do a tour of Palm Springs' mid-century modern architectural marvels. From City Hall to the Visitor Center, there are many gems to admire!

One of the more unique things to do in Palm Springs is a tour of a wind farm. You can see the enormous turbines up close and learn about renewable energy. 

Treat yourself to a spa day: Palm Springs has many luxurious spas from which to choose. Or head to Desert Hot Springs for a stay at a resort with mineral spring pools. 

From Indian Canyons and Tahquitz Canyon to Thousand Palms Oasis, you will find a multitude of hiking trails in and around Palm Springs. 

The Palms to Pines Scenic Byway, which takes you from Palm Desert to Idyllwild in the mountains, is a beautiful drive near Palm Springs. 

Palm Springs also makes a great base for day trips to Joshua Tree National Park and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.  

For the best weather, visit Palm Springs between late fall and spring. Summer sees soaring daytime temperatures, best for pool time and indoor activities. 

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