Palm Springs, California has long been loved for being a beautiful and inviting desert retreat. It’s a place that’s beckoned to Hollywood celebrities, politicians, wellness seekers and traditional travelers alike through the years and continues to captivate the mind and imagination of visitors from near and far. From its scenery to its upscale shopping scene, Palm Springs is a place where it’s easy to customize your stay and find something unexpected to be inspired by at the same time. Surrounded by mountain ranges and graced with clear night skies, this is a vacation destination that’s designed to thrill. When you’re ready to make the most of a trip this way, a little planning can do wonders for maximizing your stay. The following are a few things to consider when you’re getting ready to enjoy the best Palm Springs vacation.
Rent a Car to Get Around
Unless your travel plans have you exclusively on Palm Canyon Drive, you’re going to want to have a car available to enjoy and explore your surroundings. Balancing out your itinerary with off-the-beaten path desert adventures and in-town entertainment is half the fun. Knowing you can just jump in a vehicle and head to those appealing destinations is going to help you make the most of your itinerary.
Take Time to Explore the Architecture
Palm Springs is a hot spot for modernist architecture and even if you’re not an architecture buff, you’ll be able to appreciate just how eye-catching the structures in this city are! Making time on your itinerary to get out and enjoy the architectural sites is worth your time. While you’re here for your Palm Springs trip you can visit homes that are aesthetically innovative and belonged to celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and Bob Hope alike! If you’re not sure where to start, booking an architecture tour for an afternoon is definitely advisable.
Make Time to Hike
This city offers up some of the most scenic hiking routes imaginable, and there are those you just won’t want to miss. Pack your boots and get ready to explore places like Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indian sites while you’re here. Mt. San Jacinto State Park is another hot spot for those who are ready to trek their way to adventure. When hiking is on the itinerary, be sure to plan your trip for a time beyond the mid-summer months. Summer temperatures soar in Palm Springs and planning an off-season adventure will give you more time to comfortably and safely explore the great outdoors.
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