Southern California has all kinds of history, but Palm Springs has the most interesting! If you have never dug into the historical roots of Palm Springs, you are really missing out. Take a look at how you can create your own historical journey to the area with these Palm Springs attractions:
There is no greater way to jump into the history of Palm Springs than with a visit to the Palm Springs Art Museum. This museum is not your typical boring museum, either. Instead, you will find a gallery of rotating exhibits that focus on California and world artists alike. The artworks consist of beautiful paintings, incredible sculptures, and photography. While the Palm Springs Art Museum is currently closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, it will reopen to the public soon. Online exhibits can be viewed online in the meantime!
Palm Springs is best known as a vacation hideaway for many celebrities back during the 50s and 60s. Elvis Presley was one such celebrity who had a home away from home here in the city. The Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway is open for public tours and offers guests a glimpse into the past. The home still resembles how it did decades ago and is full of Elvis memorabilia and photographs. There are also plenty more homes available for tour from other celebrities from this era.
A larger area with historical importance is the Village Green Heritage Center. This local neighborhood is a congregation of historical buildings such as the Aqua Caliente Museum, MacCallum House, and Ruddy’s General Store Museum. Better yet, all of this can be found in a beautiful outdoor park where you can relax after a busy day exploring the many historical sites around San Diego!
Outdoor adventurers will love a trek over to Indian Canyons, a historical site located just outside of the city. Indian Canyons is a collection of location canyons that are the home of Native American ruins and numerous hiking trails. There is plenty of scenery to enjoy, including majestic rock formations and desert landscape.
As you can see, Palm Springs has plenty to offer for those who enjoy history. Reserve one of our exclusive vacation rentals in the city that will keep you close by all of these historical Palm Springs attractions. Book your property today and enjoy Palm Springs!