For more than 50 years, Palm Springs in California has been a popular destination for people looking to escape the big city.
It is easily accessible from Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Bernardino. The city is also surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. Palm Springs is a great place to vacation year round due to its desert climate.
Palm Springs is the ideal place to spend a weekend with your girlfriends. Here are a few tips to help you have a great time in Palm Springs.
Where to Stay
Palm Springs has many hotels that are well-known and have served celebrities who visited the city in the 1950s or 1960s. The hotels also feature a retro theme, which is very popular in Palm Springs.
Ace Hotel and Swim Club is a fantastic hotel with a great social atmosphere, a great pool area, regular events and good music, and a quirky feel and attention to detail.
The Saguaro: Located within easy reach of the city centre, everything in the Saguaro has bright and vibrant colors. Each room and building shares a bright color with well-furnished rooms.
Riviera Palm Springs: This hotel is located in beautiful surroundings and offers a fantastic spa. It is the perfect place for a girlfriends getaway.
What to do in Palm Springs
Palm Springs’ city center is great for exploring and relaxing. If you are a movie buff, then it is worth trying to identify all the names on The Walk of Stars. There are hundreds of stars scattered around the city centre with the names of famous movie directors and actors.
El Paseo Drive has over 300 shops, including independent boutiques and major fashion brands.
The Wet ‘n Wild water park offers more adrenaline and is a great spot to cool down. There are many pools in the city, all of which can be found at the top hotels. You’ll find a pool party with cool cocktails and live DJs in the summer.
Go to the Top
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway offers some of the most spectacular views of the city. It is a cable car that takes you up to Mount San Jacinto, overlooking the city.
VillageFest is a relaxed shopping experience and entertainment in the city’s center. It takes place every Thursday night and features great vendors and street performers.
Where to Eat
Palm Springs is home to many great restaurants.
Cheeky’s is a fun brunch spot that serves organic eggs, coffee, and homemade pastries. It’s well-known for its “bacon flight” or Benedicts. This is a great place to start your day.
Pinocchio and the Desert: Two words – Bottomless Mimosas. All for $3.95
The Tropicale is a fun retro spot in Palm Springs that serves happy hour cocktails and delicious appetizers. (4-7 pm)
Le Vallauris is a classic French restaurant offering elegant dining and beautifully presented meals. This restaurant also offers a great wine list and exceptional service.
Miro’s Restaurant: The diverse menu includes Central and Eastern European dishes like goulash, schnitzel and schnitzel. There are also many adventurous choices.
Palm Springs: Where to go out
Bar: This bar offers a wide selection of beers, cocktails, and live music.
Amigo Room: Ace Hotel’s most popular hotel and nightlife spot, Amigo Room, draws a crowd of people for DJs, night swimming, and delicious cocktails.
Red Barn: This large, red barn bar is another great spot to see live music, including reggae and rock bands. It also offers cheap drinks, making it an affordable place to enjoy a few cocktails or beers.