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Top 10 Things to Do in Palm Springs

Exploring California's Desert Oasis

Palm Springs, CA has become a popular getaway for SoCal residents and international travelers alike thanks to its warm, sunny weather and natural beauty


The Top Attractions in Palm Springs

The desert getaway of Hollywood legends such as Frank Sinatra, Marlene Dietrich and Frank Capra, Palm Springs has long conjured up glamorous images of celebrities at play. Iconic hotels, poolside cocktails and chic nightspots are certainly part of the package, but there's a lot more to this resort town than meets the eye. You might be surprised to learn that Palm Springs boasts a vast concentration of Mid-Century Modern architecture, or that it's the date (as in the fruit) capital of the world. Of course, you're going to want to pack your bathing suit and some sunscreen, but don't forget your hiking shoes and perhaps even a parka if you plan on going to the top of San Jacinto Mountain. From Elvis's Honeymoon Hideaway to some serious shopping opportunities, you'll have more fun under the sun than you could have ever imagined.

 

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WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN PALM SPRINGS

DESERT LIVING
Mid-Century Modern Architecture
Take a year-round guided tour to get an up close and personal account of designs by Albert Frey, Richard Neutra and William F. Cody.
The Frey House II was designed and inhabited by renowned Swiss-born Mid-Century Modern architect Albert Frey

The seasoned entertainers in the Fabulous Palms Springs Follies still make for quite the sight
KICK UP YOUR HEELS
The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies
Catch a performance from the "Long-Legged Lovelies," a charming variety show celebrating the music, dance, and comedy of Mid-Century America.

SHAKE IT UP
Best Cocktails in Palm Springs
From chic hotel bars to old Hollywood watering holes, Palm Springs is full of memorable places to have a stiff drink.
The bar at Birba in Palm Springs

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