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Tour the Windmills

Top 10 Things to Do in Palm Springs

Windmills are an ubiquitous sight in the area surrounding Palm Springs



Try and Catch the Wind

You simply can't avoid them — those sleek and towering beacons stretched along Interstate 10 rotating at a rapid and steady speed. Yes, the modern-day windmills seem to be everywhere, helping to generate one and a half percent of California's electricity. There are 3,500-plus windmills in place, creating enough energy to power nearly 200,000 homes. Bring a camera, hang on to your hats, and enjoy a guided (albeit windy) tour of these manmade marvels.

To get up close and personal with the windmills, visit the official website

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