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Palm Springs Visitor Center

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Address: 2901 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 760 778 8418
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We stopped here to get info about the tram and got some helpful advice about other things to see. I purchased postcards. The building is a great piece of mid-century architecture... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Maryellen S
Columbia, Maryland, United States
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As you enter Palm Springs, this location is also adjacent to the roadway that takes you to the Tram. Staff very knowledgable and the office had a range of electronic and paper resources to consult. Picture postcards now seemingly harder to find these days are also available to buy here - do so.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This has to be the first place to visit when arriving in Palm Springs, it has all the information you could possibly want plus some trinkets and tee shirts just to make sure thst your friends know where you have been. The old gas station is a striking building very much in keeping with the classic architecture of the area... More 

Thank John D M
Lincoln, Illinois
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24 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the visitor center when we arrived in Palm Springs and the staff was very helpful. Got great info on possible sites to go see. You will benefit by stopping here first!!

Thank dvs69
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first stop on our trip. Lots of helpful advice, brochures and discount tickets. It is at the bottom of the road that goes to the tram.

Thank machinist13
Houston, Texas
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364 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found it our last day and really regretted it. They had maps, knew the ends and outs of the area and even suggested restaurants. Stop here day one or be like us...lost.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Good example of mid-century modern architecture. Great people inside to advise you. Picked up a brochure of famous peoples' homes in town. Lots of other options, though.

Thank GiGo1955
Columbia, Maryland, United States
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We stopped here to get info about the tram and got some helpful advice about other things to see. I purchased postcards. The building is a great piece of mid-century architecture. Fun place to visit.

Thank Maryellen S
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340 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

A must do! Go here to gather up lots of brochures to plan your days. Staff can give lots of advise and suggestions.

Thank lew w
Victoria BC
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Beautiful visitor center is very easy to find. The staff was very helpful even tho we arrived just as they were closing. Their recommendations for accommodation for our rv the night we arrived was spot on. The building itself is quite remarkable in its architecture. They have an interesting selection of books about Palm Springs and I regretted not purchasing... More 

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Sechelt, Canada
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100 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

It's right off Hwy. 111 at the entrance to downtown Palm Springs and totally worth your time to stop and checkout the information available to make your vacation here worthwhile.

Thank hockeye44

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