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Ranked #1 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Trams; Scenic Railroads

In March, there was still some snow at the top, even though Palm Springs was about 85 degrees.  In August when Palm Springs is over 100 degrees, the temperature will be 67- 70... more »

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Ranked #3 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Canyons
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Ranked #4 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Educational Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums

The Palm Springs Air Museum is the Home of One of the Nation's Largest Collection of World War II Flying Aircraft diplayed in Modern, Well Lighted, Air Conditioned and Clean... more »

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Ranked #5 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in downtown Palm Springs (with a branch location in Palm Desert, CA), the Palm Springs Art Museum offers compelling... more » Owner description: Located in downtown Palm Springs (with a branch location in Palm Desert, CA), the Palm Springs Art Museum offers compelling art exhibitions from national and international artists. The museum's extensive permanent collection includes significant works by modern and contemporary artists, western, contemporary and glass artists, and features several temporary exhibitions throughout the year. The museum is open free every Thursday night and the second Sunday of every month. It also offers a range of theatrical and musical performances in its Annenberg Theater. Throughout all these programs, the museum is dedicated to creating memorable and inspiring interactions through educational and cultural opportunities. « less
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Ranked #6 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Canyons; Deserts; Parks; Hiking Trails

There are several great hikes and trails and a Trading Post within the Agua Calient Indian Canyons, including the most popular Palm Canyon Trail.  To get there, take Palm Canyon... more »

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Ranked #7 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Deserts; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Formed by a system of sand dunes, this 20,000-acre sanctuary is home to several species of rare wildlife and a number of palm... more » Owner description: Formed by a system of sand dunes, this 20,000-acre sanctuary is home to several species of rare wildlife and a number of palm oases. « less
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Ranked #8 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Canyons; Nature and Parks
A variety of colors paint the rocks here, giving this unique location its name.
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Ranked #9 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Canyons; Deserts; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #11 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with sidewalk performers, musicians, farmer's market,... more » Owner description: The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with sidewalk performers, musicians, farmer's market, gifts and lots of food. « less
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Ranked #13 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Canyons; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #14 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Canyons; Deserts; Hiking Trails; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #15 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Nature and Parks
City park that offers public tennis courts and free classes to visitors.
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Ranked #16 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Located in the Indian Canyons, this trail passes some uniquely amazing desert vegetation, such as the yellow creosote... more » Owner description: Located in the Indian Canyons, this trail passes some uniquely amazing desert vegetation, such as the yellow creosote flowers. « less
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Ranked #17 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
The creosote bush is one of the interesting desert plants to find as you explore this part of the California desert.
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Ranked #18 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #19 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: The Palm Springs Convention Center is a 261,000 square foot facility that includes up to 112,000 square feet of exhibit... more » Owner description: The Palm Springs Convention Center is a 261,000 square foot facility that includes up to 112,000 square feet of exhibit space, 19 total breakout rooms of various sizes, including a 20,000 square foot ballroom. The Renaissance Hotel is adjacent to the Convention Center offering meetings all under one roof. Over 1,600 guest rooms and Palm Springs International Airport are in close proximity to the Palm Springs Convention Center and downtown Palm Springs.Meet in Palm Springs, California and discover over $200 million dollars in new hotels and hotel renovations offering a redefined meeting experience in Palm Springs. Transformed hotels include the 410-room Renaissance Palm Springs (formerly Wyndham) attached to Palm Springs Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Suites, Riviera Resort & Spa, Ace Hotel and Swim Club, and the new Saguaro Palm Springs. Renovated properties also include Spa Resort Casino, Courtyard Marriott, and the Hilton Palm springs is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation expected to be completed in December 2012. « less
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Ranked #20 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: A re-creation of a general store during the 1930s and early 1940s, this unique museum displays the original fixtures,... more » Owner description: A re-creation of a general store during the 1930s and early 1940s, this unique museum displays the original fixtures, hardware, medicines and products of that period. « less
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Ranked #21 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: WorkOUT Gym Palm Springs is your neighborhood fitness center where everyone is welcome. Our gym is 4,000 square feet of cool... more » Owner description: WorkOUT Gym Palm Springs is your neighborhood fitness center where everyone is welcome. Our gym is 4,000 square feet of cool air-conditioned space and state-of-the-art free weights and machine circuit equipment . Our welcoming friendly atmosphere is casual and helpful and you'll feel right at home here even if you are a new or moderate gym user. We have professional personal trainers available that can help you reach your fitness goals, if you need one. Free group classes. Our cardiovascular equipment has personal TV's, our comfy lounge area offers complimentary wifi, coffee, fruit and snacks. The private mens locker room has a large dry sauna & showers with private secure lockers, Best of all, men we allow shirtless WorkOUT's so you can see the muscles you are working (bring a towel for equipment). No sales staff or contracts to sign, day passes, weekly and monthly rates available. « less
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Ranked #22 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: History Museums; Museums
This museum traces the history of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
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Ranked #23 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #25 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Visitors are fascinated by this huge collection of cacti and flowers amid scenic nature trails.
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Ranked #26 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #27 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Sports facility open to the public that offers an Olympic-size swimming pool, diving and instruction for adults and children.
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Ranked #29 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Located one hour from Palm Springs, this scenic lake at an elevation of 4,500 feet offers overnight camping, hiking, fishing... more » Owner description: Located one hour from Palm Springs, this scenic lake at an elevation of 4,500 feet offers overnight camping, hiking, fishing and boating. « less
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Ranked #30 of 59 attractions in Palm Springs
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
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