Rich in history and blessed with gorgeous weather, Palm Springs is a preferred destination of travelers from all over the world. Nestled at the base of the Mount San Jacinto Mountains, Palm Springs is known for its crystal blue skies, year-round sunshine, stunning landscape, palm tree lined streets and starry nights.
Entertainment for all ages, Palm Springs offers a wealth of indoor and outdoor activities. Soar to the top of Mount San Jacinto on the world famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, shop the many mid-century boutiques and art galleries located uptown and downtown, hike scenic trails in our majestic mountains, tour celebrity and mid-century modern homes, attend theater performances, stroll through art and cultural museums, or simply relax by the sparkling pool. Palm Springs is also home to fine dining, quaint cafes, and family restaurants with a variety of cuisines and price ranges.
In the world of film and fame, Palm Springs has been Hollywood's back lot since the 1930s. Besides being an outstanding vacation destination, Palm Springs International film festivals attract Hollywood stars and visitors throughout the year. Films, television series, commercials and photo shoots have been successfully produced here for years.
Palm Springs’ unique and diverse architecture, landscape and locations provide spectacular opportunities for filming and photo shoots. From scenic snow-covered mountains to desert oasis, from mid-century modern architecture to wild-western desert, Palm Springs offers a stunning variety both indoors and outdoors. Palm Springs has over 350 days of sunshine and is less than 2 hours from LA and San Diego.
Then there’s the golf. Spectacular, legendary,
world-renowned golf. Each course a gem, lying
beneath the desert sun, with bright blue skies
and stunning mountain vistas as backdrops. The desert-scented air, the views, the flora and
fauna are as much a part of the experience as the game itself. Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort has both links and traditional country club style courses, with stunning
views of the snow-topped mountains in winter. The
contemporary clubhouse at Escena Golf Club is a cool
marriage of glass, stone and steel, surrounded by a
Nicklaus-designed course. The Indian Canyons courses are tucked into the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, and meander through stylish mid-century modern homes.
People come to Palm Springs to relax. To sooth jangled nerves. To leave the rest of the world far, far behind. And what better way to do just that than to enjoy
some time at one of our many spas.
Pamper yourself at any number of wonderful hotel spas in Palm Springs. Celebrity hideaways that attend to your tired body’s every need. Facial studios that smooth more than furrowed brows. Whatever you seek, you’ll find it here.
Enjoy the “Taking of the Waters” as travelers have for over a century now, soaking in the naturally therapeutic hot mineral waters that abound in our untouched desert oasis.
Take a hike where it’s as ancient and awesome
as you can imagine. The lush greenery of the
native palms provides a dramatic backdrop to the
stark rocky gorges and desert’s mountains. Indian
Canyons and Tahquitz Canyon each have their
own distinctive style and secluded beauty.
Or how about going from bikinis to parkas in
10 minutes? Soar up the face of Mt. San Jacinto
on the remarkable Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.
The 8,500-foot journey takes you to another
world completely, with miles of alpine hiking trails,
family snow fun in the winter and incredible views
all year-round. And one short hour from Palm Springs, where the Mojave and Colorado deserts join, lies the iconic Joshua Tree National Park. Shaped by strong
winds, torrents of rain and climatic extremes, surreal
geologic features such as the San Andreas Fault meet a rich cultural history.