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Palm Springs Visitor Center

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Address: 2901 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-1864
Phone Number: 760 778 8418
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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If you need help planning your day/trip then the visitor center is definitely somewhere to go. The woman at the desk is quite helpful and there are many brochures of all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Virginia M
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Commack, New York
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Palm Springs Visitors Center on a very hot day in July. We knew what we wanted to see and do after reading reviews from TripAdvisor and just wanted to see the exact locations from a nice friendly person on a map. We walked in and Rich greeted us and asked what we could do and then proceeded... More 

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Thank Daniel A
north hollywood ca
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here a couple of times during my visits to Palm Springs. Will provide you with ANY information regarding activities and events in Palm Springs. Also you may purchase souvenirs.

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Thank Phillipa T
Commack, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need help planning your day/trip then the visitor center is definitely somewhere to go. The woman at the desk is quite helpful and there are many brochures of all the things to do in the town.

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Thank Virginia M
Banning, Ca
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480 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the way out of town. Location is not in downtown but near the tram on the outskirts in a older gas station. Nice remodel of the building. Went in side to see if they had any brochures that we may need for another visit. Did not find any, staff was available to help with suggestions. Tram tickets... More 

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Thank Perkadventures
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a local monument, the first commercial building seen coming in to town. Unofficially the grand ceremonial entrance. Designed by local, world famous architect Albert Frey originally as a gas station. It now serves as a wonderful, friendly first stop in town for advice, bathrooms and respite to finally enjoy the desert upon arrival. After lengthy and troublesome preservation... More 

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Thank rydercc2002
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there only for a day and the person there helped us to plan the day and see as much as we could.

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Thank R A
London, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous mid century modern building. Helpful staff and maps and easy to find with free parking. The building is featured on the mid century modern city app that you can download.

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Thank Leza H
Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cool! At the foot of Mount San Jacinto is this beautifully restored mid-century gas station now a Palm Springs Visitor Center. While the gas pumps are long gone, the service is still prompt and top notch. We found the staff friendly and informative, ready to highlight maps of special interest and events. There is also a variety of very... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff is very nice but information that was available was heavily loaded to commercial and lacked information on history etc. Expectation mismatch.

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Thank J_J-Aweigh
Denver
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had a nice time visiting the visitors center :) Great architecture, friendly people, really good information about the area,

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