Located right in the heart of Palm Springs. Scheduled daily flight connections with major cities throughout the United States and Canada. Served by Westjet and all major US airlines except Southwest. Palm Springs International Airport is also popular for general aviation and business jet travelers. Air taxi and aircraft charter companies provide private aircraft charter services from this airport. You can take Palm Springs bus number 24 to go from the airport to downtown Palm Springs. The bus does not stop right at the terminal; you'll need to catch the bus one block west of the airport at Civic Drive and East Tahquitz Canyon Way.
A 17 room boutique hotel that has been modernized and restored. Originally built in 1947 out of native stone and redwood, surrounding a shimmering pool, featuring a U-shape plan which encourages socializing among guests. Designed by the world famous, William F. Cody, the Del Marcos is one of the most photographed hotels in Palm Springs. Walking distance to downtown Palm Springs and nestled up against the majestic San Jacinto Mountains. The hotel features standard rooms to suites with full kitchens and private patios. Complimentary breakfast, happy hour, bikes, parking and wi-fi.
Run by the city, has routes around the town and to some neighboring resort cities. Fares for one ride are: $1.00 for adults 18-59, 85¢ for youths 5-17, 50¢ for seniors 60+, with medicaid and disabled. A transfer that allows unlimited rides for two hours costs 25¢. A day pass for unlimited rides costs $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for youths between 5 and 17 years old, and $1.50 for seniors 60 years and older with a medicare card, DMV Driver License, Senior ID card, SunLine Half-Fare ID card. A 10-ride pass costs $10.00 for adults, $8.50 for youths and $5 for seniors.
The "one" thing to do in Palm Springs if you only have a limited amount of time, and a good place to go to get away from the heat. Incredible views at night, and snow in the winter. Beware that the official address, is the address of the Visitor Center. To get to the tram car base station, you need to drive 10 minutes or walk about 2 hours. There is no shuttle.
Recently overhauled, this is Moroccan themed hotel. Accommodation ranges from simple king rooms to jr suites and casitas with outdoor patios and tubs. The Purple Palm restaurant/bar is at the edge of the pool. Free Wi-Fi and self parking for guests, valet available on weekends.
Largest short film festival in North America; second largest in the world. An Academy sanctioned festival. Fifty of the short films screened at this festival have been nominated for Academy Awards. The public can meet up-and-coming directors and actors at special parties.
A charming boutique hotel near downtown, built in the 1930’s with a distinctive Spanish Colonial style, Los Arboles was renovated in 2011. Has a heated pool, Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and indoor and outdoor special event space. On-site Mexican restaurant.
This blues and jazz bar is located on the second story in downtown Palm Springs. Featuring a live band on the weekends for $10, the music will get you up and going. The drinks are bit pricey, but the atmosphere is well worth it.
Fifteen rooms and suites. Single-story building resembling Spanish casitas style. Romance Suite with private yard and jacuzzi. All rooms have full kitchens and some with fireplaces. Adult-only property. Lesbian-friendly hotel.
Small motel with some nice features A great library of books and DVDs and DVD players in every room, friendly owners/managers, nice pool and hot tub in the courtyard and Louise, the resident dog will win over your heart.
Founded in 1933, the museum hosts special exhibits and work from its permanent collection which includes Ruscha, Robert Arneson, Nathan, Charles Russell, Frederic Remington and Native American and Mesoamerican Art.
This small hamburger joint, famous for their sliders, is considered by locals to have the best hamburgers in Palm Springs. Only open for lunch. Be sure to get there early or be prepared to wait.
Clothing-optional gay resort in the heart of the Warm Sands area. Two sparkling pools are the centerpieces of their courtyard gardens with mountain vistas. Has a steam room and sauna.
Held the first two weeks of January. One of the largest film festivals in North America. A star-studded black tie gala, it is open to public with the purchase of gala tickets.
Consists of two spectacular 18-hole golf courses, both offer gorgeous views. Golf Digest recently rated Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort as "one of the best places to play"
Located in Ontario, about 70 miles to the west of Palm Springs, has many more flight connections and is the closest airport served by Southwest Airlines.
PA nudist resort in the heart of downtown, offering hotel rooms and villas. There are three pools, spa service, a restaurant and bar and nightclub.
Palm Springs' first very lesbian friendly hotel is located in the quiet Deepwell neighborhood, just two blocks from East Palm Canyon.
A secluded retreat with lush gardens, mountain views and one & two bedroom villas with separate living/dining areas and kitchens.
La Dolce Vita Resort, "The Sweet Life" is inspired by the beauty of the Tuscany region in Italy. Has 20 guest rooms and suites.
Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Canyon, Andreas Canyon and Murray Canyon, were sacred Native sites, now open to the public for hiking.
Has a pool. All rooms feature a King bed, TV, DVD & CD players, mini-fridge and microwave. Some rooms have whirlpool tubs.
32 rooms surround the sun-drenched courtyard. Eight of the suites have fully-equipped kitchens, eight have private patios.
Renovated guestrooms with features like a 24-hour outdoor pool, spa, and sundeck, and wireless broadband Internet access.
Features spacious guestrooms, a restaurant, two heated pools, and landscaped grounds with panoramic mountain views.
Secluded environment with a broad range of amenities. Heated pool and steam room. Clothing is not required.
Old world style featured on "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous. Live entertainment and happening bar scene.
A fancy boutique hotel with quirky art and fun modern design. Norma's is a five-star diner with a twist.
One of Palm Springs’ 10 oldest sites. Hollywood history with modern comforts. AAA Four-Diamond Award.
Nice place to go to if you have half a day to spare. Home to great condition WWII airplanes, etc.
Located in the Historic Tennis Club District, which is in the heart of the Downtown Village.
Has multi-level gardens, blue lagoon, waterfalls with ring of fire and a lively steam room.
Palm Springs has more than a dozen art galleries featuring local artists and desert themes.
Steak and seafood from an iconic restaurant family. Patio dining on Palm Canyon Drive.
An owner-operated clothing-optional resort catering to gay male singles and couples.
Offers live entertainment, restaurants, a players club, and over 1000 slot machines.
The history and culture of the Agua Caliente Tribe is on display. Admission is free.
Santiago Resort is a 24-room resort, marketed primarily to the gay male community.
Voted the best Mexican food in the desert by the readers of Palm Springs Life.
The Hacienda at Warm Sands is a member of the World's Foremost Gay Hotels.
Private gay men's clothing-optional resort in the heart of Palm Springs.
Clothing-optional gay men's resort at the center of gay Warm Sands.
Eclectic menu from Mexican to Steak and Sushi. Live entertainment.
Good American food right in the middle of downtown Palm Springs.
Expensive, but good French food off of S. Palm Canyon Drive.
Steakhouse along the main drag of Palm Springs.
Intimate gay men's resort, close to downtown.
A plush gay men's clothing-optional resort.
Considered a "mainstream" nudist resort.
Large outlet mall with over 100 stores.