You’ll Never Forget A Trip To The Most Enchanting Town In All Of Southern California
Looking for a memorable getaway in Southern California that the whole family will enjoy? Then make sure to add this enchanting town to your bucket list as it offers a little bit of everything for everyone. Whether your ideal day includes shopping, dining, hiking, or just strolling around and exploring, this is a magical and memorable place to be.
Please note, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is temporarily closed.
Welcome to Palm Springs! Whether you're here for a day trip, a long weekend away, or even a week-long vacation, this is one SoCal city that will completely enchant you.
With a population just shy of 50,000, Palm Springs is not too large and not too small. It truly is just right.
Located in Riverside County, Palm Springs is easily accessible from Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Just hop in the car for a road trip and you'll be in Palm Springs in no time.
One of the first things you'll notice when you arrive is the view of the palm trees set against the stunning mountains in the distance. We simply can't imagine a more picture-perfect view to enjoy while here.
No matter where you stay or what you choose to do in Palm Springs, there's always something beautiful to see in every direction. Whether it's the backdrop of the mountains that grabs your attention or the quirky art sprinkled throughout a local garden, you'll be dazzled by the unique details that Palm Springs offers.
For those who love the energy of the city along with a day of shopping, you'll be thrilled to discover the thriving downtown district in Palm Springs that is a blast to stroll on foot for a leisurely afternoon.
Extend your day into the evening and you'll be treated to some lively nightlife and fun street festivals that are scheduled throughout the year.
For those who love a touch of adventure on their trip, plan a ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway -- the largest rotating tramway in the world -- for a scenic 12.5-minute ride above a steep set of mountains. You can stop and hike through San Jacinto State Park for the day once you reach the top, or just return to the tram station for a scenic round-trip view. Either way, you'll be mesmerized by what you see along the way.
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is located at 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262.
If you're familiar with the Southern California desert, you already know it can get quite hot in the summertime. So go ahead and plan some time at the water park so you can have a fun place to cool off. Pictured here: Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs.
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Springs is located at 1500 S Gene Autry Trail in Palm Springs, CA.
For those of you who enjoy a day of golfing, you can't beat the beautiful courses you'll find in Palm Springs. It may be hot outside, but you can always count on the grass being green, green, green. Pictured here: Indian Canyons Golf Resort.
Although there are plenty of places to stay in Palm Springs, one spot that is hard to miss is the cheery and colorful Saguaro Hotel. Grab a spot under a bright yellow umbrella as you catch some sun rays during your visit.
The Saguara Hotel is located at 1800 E Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92264.
And when it comes to the restaurant scene, Palm Springs is overflowing with plenty of stunning options that can be enjoyed for a night of al fresco dining. Pictured here: Spencer's Restaurant.
Spencer's Restaurant is located at 701 W Baristo Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92262.
What do you think of Palm Springs? Have you ever had the chance to spend a day trip or a long weekend away in this enchanting town?
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