Palm Springs is a desert resort town in Riverside County, California, USA, precisely in the Coachella Valley.
It is located approximately 89 km east of San Bernardino, 172 km east of Los Angeles, 198 km northeast of San Diego and 431 km west of Phoenix, Arizona.
The Palm Springs area has several other cities to know: Cathedral City, Indian Wells, Desert Hot Springs, Indio, Coachella, Quinta, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage.
This region has about 354 days of sunshine per year, and attracts all desert and hiking enthusiasts all year round.
Possible routes range from relaxing by the pool to flying over the Coachella Valley in a helicopter and just about everything in between, from film festivals to street fairs to booming craft bars.
The newly redeveloped downtown square offers visitors a welcoming and pedestrian-friendly experience.
With paths winding through the sparkling new shops and restaurants, you will find attractive landscaping and shaded areas. You will find an abundance of restaurants such as Blaze Pizza, Tommy Bahamas, Marlin Bar, Juniper Table, as well as the elegant 4 Saints and High Bar on the roof of the new Kimpton, The Rowan Hotel and many more…
A good way to get to know the city is to take a carriage ride with Palmetto Carriage Works through the city center.
You can take a look inside a number of historic houses such as the Calhoun mansion. Or even participate in a hike to enjoy the scenery of Palm Spring and its impressive colors.
The surroundings of the city are also interesting to visit, as are the ancient lands of the Cahuillas Indians.
Don’t forget to take the Palm Spring cable car from where you can see the entire Coachella Valley, Palm Springs and the San Bernardino Mountains to the north and enjoy a breathtaking view.