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Las Palmas

Palm Springs, CA
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Ranked #42 of 64 Attractions in Palm Springs
Description: Famed celebrity neighborhood in Palm Springs (Elvis' honeymoon digs are located here).
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Palm Springs, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The Las Palmas neighborhood is a good reminder that, in Palm Springs' case, "playground of the stars" was once taken literally. Nestled beneath the mountain in a lush garden of palm trees, jacaranda and bougainvillea, the neighborhood is a treasure-trove of lovely Spanish and mid-century homes that were the weekend getaways of Hollywood A-Listers in the halcyon days of the... More

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Palm Springs, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
11 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

It can be confusing, but as a resident of Vista Las Palmas I wanted to point out the distinction. Las Palmas is the more eastern neighborhood, populated with larger individually built homes More of the estate variety behind gates Vista Las Palmas begins after you cross Monte Vista, going West. These are largely Alexander tract homes built in the early... More

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Los Angeles
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Some of the most stunning examples of mid-century architecture are found in this one little neighborhood. We drove it, as it was a very hot day, but then I did a morning run the next day and got to go back and see them again. There is also a bike trail that goes through the streets, guiding you with signs.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

The best days of Palm Springs are long past, but the homes of the rich and famous from the 40's, 50's and 60's are worth the trip. Located just north of downtown Palm Springs these homes are easy to spot, especially if you download a map. Many are secluded, but some real unusual ones (Liberace's guest house) are easily seen.... More

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