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Not everyone wants to celebrate the end of 2020 in the cold temperatures found around the country. Instead, some want to escape to the desert and have a magical experience that will help them look forward to a much better year. Palm Springs is the perfect location for your New Year’s activities this year. From exciting events to fun activities around the area, there is no shortage of ways to spend New Years’ in Palm Springs.

See the Animals at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Palm Springs has incredible weather in the winter, allowing nearby Palm Desert to host the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. This nearby zoo features a variety of incredible wildlife brought in from all over the world. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens usually hosts a New Year’s Eve dining event to celebrate the holiday. Unfortunately, the event will not be available for New Year’s Eve 2021, but the rest of the zoo will continue to be open. Come check out these exciting critters; attractions even include feeding giraffes! You can find the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens at 47900 Portola Ave in Palm Desert. Winter hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Wine and Dine on New Years’ in Palm Springs

Many restaurants featured in Palm Springs host a variety of New Year’s activities and special dinner menus. Local restaurants such as Vicky’s of Santa Fe, Melvyn’s, Bernie’s Lounge and Supper Club, and Truss and Twine often bring in the New Year’s with style and tasty entrees. Even with most New Year’s Eve events cancelled for the year, you can still enjoy a fine dining experience with these restaurants.

Hike in the Indian Canyons

Palm Springs is surrounded by beautiful valleys and trails that offer a wonderful experience in nature. The temperate weather makes it just as enjoyable to hike these trails in the winter as it is during all other seasons in Southern California. Make sure to bring a mask, as you will not be the only on one the trails this time of year!

A Special Kind of New Year’s in Palm Springs

There is no wrong way to bring in the New Year’s when you vacation to Palm Spring. However, one consistent part of your trip will be our luxury vacation rentals. Enjoy fine amenities that rival local hotels and resorts without the crowds around you.

Have you ever wanted to escape the cold from back home during the Thanksgiving holiday and relax somewhere where the sun is still shining? If so, get yourself over to Palm Springs, California for a Thanksgiving holiday like no other. Palm Springs is a truly unique town to which no other Southern California city can compare. Here are some of our exciting activities you can enjoy during a Thanksgiving in Palm Springs:

Wild Lights at the Zoo

One of the most popular Thanksgiving events to be found in Palm Springs is Wild Lights at the Zoo. This annual event showcases a dazzling display of holiday lights and music. Come see life-size displays of light-up animals and even get to meet some of the unique critters in person. Each year Wild Lights at the Zoo kicks off during Thanksgiving week for an exciting way to celebrate the holiday.

Turkey Day 5K

Thanksgiving is a holiday that we always regret after we gorge ourselves on the delicious food at the table. Feel a little better about what you eat by participating in the annual Turkey Day 5K. This annual race kicks off Thanksgiving morning and benefits Martha’s Village and Kitchen. Participants are encouraged to walk, jog, or run for any length of the race. Casual racers can go as fast or slow as they want. Competitive racers will be encouraged to try their best for prizes offered across multiple age categories.

Visit Mt. San Jacinto

One of the most popular attractions in Palm Springs is Mt. San Jacinto, which can be found right outside of town. The Thanksgiving holiday brings with it a special schedule for the Palm Springs Aerial Tram to make its way up the mountain. Come see this attraction in person during these special holiday hours and explore the various trails all around you. We recommend making sure to have your camera with you as the views are quite unbelievable from the top.

Thanksgiving in Palm Springs Done Right

We invite you to spend this Thanksgiving holiday in the warm climate of Palm Springs. Leave behind the cold weather and relax on a vacation you really deserve. Our vacation rentals will keep you comfortable every step of the way in Palm Springs. Simply call our rental agents today and let us help you find the perfect vacation rental to call home this Thanksgiving in Palm Springs.

Have you heard that Palm Springs is one of the best locations in Southern California to celebrate Mother’s Day? It’s true, thanks to an abundance of exciting attractions and activities found around the city that will help your loved one celebrate her best Mother’s Day yet. Here is how to plan for Mother’s Day in Palm Springs:

Of Course, There is Brunch in Palm Springs

Perhaps the most popular way to celebrate Mother’s Day is with a delicious brunch in Palm Springs to kick off the holiday. Brunch is the perfect way to do that with your favorite breakfast entrees and adult beverages. Go fancy with your Mother’s Day brunch at Le Vallauris, where you can enjoy an exclusive meal with a vast array of appetizers, entrees, and desserts, including caviar. The meal starts at $75 per person. Other brunch options include the Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Lavender Bistro, and Cuistot.

Take Her to the Spa

Pamper your mother with a relaxing day spent at the Spa at Andreas. She can choose from a variety of massages, facials, and body treatments to really enjoy the trip. The Every Inch Package includes a facial, hot stone massage, and algae wrap all for one incredible price.

Beat the Heat Indoors

Southern California can get warm during the month of May, so cool off indoors at the Palm Springs Art Museum. You and your mom can explore several rotating exhibits with many local artists being showcased. The museum features free admission the second Sunday of every month, which just so happens to be Mother’s Day!

Find Her Favorite Celebrity’s Home

Palm Springs was a paradise away from Hollywood for many music and film legends over the years. Many of these homes are still on display, allowing you to walk by and see where they lived. Take your mother to the homes of iconic movie starts such as Dean Martin, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Elvis Presley, and more. This is a great way to have your own self-guided tour of the city! If you would prefer a guided tour, many local tour companies offer celebrity home tours as well.

Your Time to Shine in Palm Springs

Make your mother the happiest in the world by surprising her with a trip to Palm Springs this Mother’s Day. Our exclusive vacation rentals will make sure her stay is comfortable and close to all of these exciting activities. Contact us today to help you find the perfect rental just for her this Mother’s Day.

People have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day in general. Half the population feels it is the perfect romantic holiday, designed to draw them closer to the one they love the most, while the other half feels it’s just an invention to sell more greeting cards and put pressure on those who are not in relationships! Whichever way you feel about this holiday of hearts and candies, the one thing we can all agree on is that Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to visit Palm Springs. Why not start planning your Palm Springs Valentine’s Day now, before it’s too late?

True Love Began Here

Say what you will about Elvis and Priscilla’s tragic marriage, we know how much they truly loved each other, and that romance blossomed when they spent their honeymoon right here in Palm Springs. Today, the mid-century modern home in which their love bloomed is located at 1350 Ladera Circle and is known as Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway. Tours are available and tickets are available online.

Romance in the Skies

Your love is a magical one, and what better way to celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year than by soaring through the sky in a romantic hot air balloon? Magical Adventures Hot Air Balloon Rides offers sunset rides that includes a post-flight celebration with champagne and chocolates. Private flights can be expensive,but it’s a special occasion,and your favorite person is definitely worth it!

The Best Way toa Man’s Heart

We all know the end to this quote, but we also know that it isn’t just men who can fall in love after a great meal, and Copley’s on Palm Canyon is the best restaurant in town for romance and love! Even better than the exquisite meals served here is knowing that this establishment was once owned by Cary Grant. Could it be possible that you will be eating your prosciutto-wrapped duck breast in the same spot that the debonair kissed his swooning wife? You may never know for sure, but you can definitely imagine that it is!

Love Nest Getaway to a Palm Springs Valentine’s Day

That special someone in your life has done so much to make your life together sparkle and deserves a romantic Palm Springs getaway, and our Arrived Now love nests offer everything you need to keep the fires of your love burning bright: private homes with heated pools and hot tubs, gas fireplaces offering the perfect spot for some quality cuddling time, and luxurious amenities that show your life partners just how much they mean to you! Reserve yours today and celebrate Palm Springs Valentine’s Day in your new happy place!