6 swimming pools & 6 therapy spas, access to 3 tennis courts, bike paths
Palm Springs, CA has its own Walk of Stars in downtown; famous homes in Palm Springs, such as, Frank Sinatra's, Dean Martin's, Sammy Davis Jr., George Hamilton's, Bob Hope, Albert Einstein Bing Crosby, Kirk Douglas, Cary Grant, and Jack Benny.
Several famous ladies were frequent visitors including Marilyn Monroe, Dinah Shore, Kitty Carlisle, Lily Tomlin, Elizabeth Taylor and Susan Sommers. There are several celebrity golf tournaments named Hope, Sinatra and singer Dinah Shore.
Palm Springs is being rediscovered by today's Hollywood stars, especially during the Palm Springs International Film Festival held annually in January. Founded by then-mayor Sonny Bono, the star-studded events attracts celebrities such as Clint Eastwood, John Travolta, Ron Howard, Halle Barry, Leonard DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway, Dakota Fanning and many more.
Why Visit Palm Springs?
-Palm Springs has its own Walk of Stars in downtown where 'stars' are embedded in the sidewalk including Sophia Loren, Kathy Griffin, President Gerald Ford, Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Bob Hope and more.
-Driving through Palm Springs and other desert cities, one will find several of the streets are named after stars, such as Frank Sinatra Drive, Dinah Shore Drive and Bob Hope Drive.
-You can take a tour of the famous Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway.
-Take a celebrity tour of Palm Springs and see where the stars lived and played in Palm Springs.
-You can see comedian Bob Hope's oyster-shaped dome house where he lived with his wife, Dolores.
-The historic Plaza Theatre is the scene of many Jack Benny radio broadcasts in the '40s as well as a Hollywood premiere or two. Today it is the home of The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies.
Best Time to Visit Palm Springs:
All year around. It is warm, sunny & not windy during winter season.
How to Reach:
From Freeway 10 exit on HWY 111.