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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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Great stop for info and cool building too!

Check it out for guides and info on local things to do and see on your stay. The building is a cool old gas station with midcentury roofline that has been preserved!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
tmini2010
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Concord, Massachusetts
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Concord, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check it out for guides and info on local things to do and see on your stay. The building is a cool old gas station with midcentury roofline that has been preserved!

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Thank tmini2010
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of help available before you decide what to do with your time. It is near the tramway station and not far out of town .

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Thank 50Pauline
Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always love stopping at Visitor's Centers as they always have the best and most up-to-date information about where to go and what to see. Palm Springs Visitor Center did not disappoint, full of numerous brochures on everything you can imagine doing while in Palm Springs. With friendly staff and clean restrooms, highly recommend stopping in as you begin your... More 

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Idyllwild, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Employees able to give helpful ideas on places to check out in the area, maps of the area and of course lots of fliers showing area activities.

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Thank Cantaketheheat
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped at the Visitor Center on a whim because the building looked so cool. It was my first stop on my first solo vacation and I'm so glad I walked in! I got great advice about where to go and what to do and friendly conversation with a lovely gentleman behind the counter. I also picked up all the... More 

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Thank Kimberly B
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

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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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

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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