Desert Retreat in Palm Springs

Group 6 Palm Springs, California
Spring, Summer, Fall
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About the location

Palm Springs is such a unique city with so much to explore. From beautiful mid-century modern homes and architecture to hiking desert and mountain trails, there truly is something for everyone to enjoy. Get ready for a lot of fun, bold colors and cacti galore when you travel to the desert oasis that is Palm Springs, California!

Guide Highlights

Top Sites in Town

Take a self-guided mid-century home and landmark tour, walk through acres of cactus nurseries or eat some amazing local food.

Nearby Hiking and Day Trips

Take a day trip from Palm Springs to hike Joshua Tree National Park or Mount San Jacinto State Park, two very different outdoor destinations

Guide Summary

This guide is for anyone who really wants to explore Palm Springs and the cool spots throughout the desert nearby. Whether you're there for a weekend or as long as a week, there's a lot see and do. Included are food recommendations for all price ranges and a list of my favorite hotels, including the one's with the best pool parties (you gotta beat the desert heat)! If taking in the outdoors is more your thing, there is also info on some amazing hiking spots nearby.

Featured in this guide

Local food
Photo spots
Foodie favorites
Group 39 Art
Laid-back or relaxation
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 32 Historical
Group 33 Walkable

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Girls / Guys Trip
Family without kids
Romantic / Honeymoon
Active / Adventure
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Laura Wilkens

    Laura Wilkens

    Ad agency creative with a love for adventure and doing crazy things outdoors. Always on the search for sunshine and a new hiking trail.

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