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Address: 20th Ave. north of I-10, Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 760/251-1997
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Very interesting side trip to Palm Springs

This was a fun trip that was organized by one of my friends. There were 8 of us and we had a private tour. I learned so much about wind energy. Got to go inside the windmill... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Palm Springs, California, United States
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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Going to take a tour of the windmills learned something about it because it's the eighth windiest place in America and that's why we have so many emails it's very interesting to see the different types of windmills are going back to the 70s but was windmill farms today owned by major electric companies the valley is a very beautiful... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I took a recommendation from another reviewer to stop by the Amtrak train station. The views of the windmills from the station was ecstatic! It's not far from the highway and makes a nice break if needed.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I am not a huge fan of the windmills so this place was not interesting. I don't find them pretty and I find it ironic that environmentalists push such an inefficient means of energy. They are a blight overall to the environment and will just create a huge maintenance problem over the years. So I may not be totally unbiased... More 

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This hidden gem was recommended to me for home made foods ready to serve when you get to your home or destination. Great for taking to park outings, etc. The food is well prepared, nutritious, and large servings. I especially loved the meatloaf dinners.

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was a fun trip that was organized by one of my friends. There were 8 of us and we had a private tour. I learned so much about wind energy. Got to go inside the windmill and drive around the property. Very windy out there….so be prepared.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Perfectly exemplifying how harmonious relationship could be between Humans and Earth, the Palm Springs’ desert windmill farms are definitively worth the detour. Whether you stop to enjoy a private tour of the facilities or just drive by, the mesmerizing pillars are exceptional beauties you won’t want to miss while visiting California.

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portland,OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

After driving past countless wind farms over the years, we decided to take the tour to learn more. This tour provides a historical overview along with up close and personal observations and some thinking about how we will meet our future energy needs. Tour guide Randy was an excellent resource. I suspect the "terrible" reviews may be from people who... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We took a tour and learned about the turbines and the industry. The tour was very information. The guide was knowledge and made he it fun and interesting. Lots of facts and information. The small bus used for the drive about the turbines. The bus was deluxe with big windows for viewing. Highly recommended to learning about amazing source of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Politics aside, I've been driving by them for years and am always fascinated at the mechanics and the sheer volume of them. We finally wanted to see how close we could get without a paid tour and discovered this hot tip! GPS and PARK yourself at the Palm Springs Amtrak Station! Its an easy public landmark, free parking lot and... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

First impression is the entire area is ugly, but once you learn about the turbines it is amazing what they do. This is a natural place for these even if 2500 of them can be an eye sore. Highly recommend th I s t o ur!

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