As a realtor in Palm Springs who has lived here for a long time now, I get asked this question many a times, “Why do I think Palm Springs is so perfect?”
So to give all minds some rest, I list down 5 reasons why I think Palm Springs is the perfect spot for a relaxing vacation.
5 Reasons to Love Palm Springs
Palm Springs' star-studded list of former and current residents is enough for many who want to see how the other half lives. Located in the private acres in Rancho Mirage, you can get the chance to check out the homes of some of the rich and famous. That includes names like Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Many of these homes are open to the public for tours. All you have to do is pay a minimal fee for a tour and you're good to go.
Palm Springs is heaven for food lovers. And why shouldn't it be? With names like Gordon Poster and Jose Garces as the local culinary masters, you have to be first in line to see what culinary masterpieces they present.
In Palm Springs, you can have it all, from the most delicious street food to more sophisticated dining options.
For the more active lot, Palm Springs offers days of adventure on the Cactus to Clouds trails along with the Palm Canyons Preserve and the Joshua Tree National Park. Whereas for those with a little less adventurous spirit, they can ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway that ascends two and a half miles up the Mt. San Jacinto, which is 8,516 feet above sea level.
Museums and Culture
Palm Springs is known for its contributions to culture. Along with a substantial number of art galleries and museums, Palm Springs also has many gardens including a sculpture garden as well. And if you want to have a tour, you can also check any free Second Sunday events and take a cultural tour of the valley as an inspiring day out.
Sometime, you just want to relax. And for that, Palm Springs has many hotels, resorts and spas to help take the edge off.
Designed in different themes and styles, the seemingly countless spas and resorts offer a variety of services to help you relax. And if that's not enough, you can also choose to go on a singles retreat as well. Palm Springs has long been a retreat for many, and you can bet that if you want to have a certain type of retreat, you will surely find it there.
And this is just the start. So if you want to know more about what Palm Springs has to offer, pack your bags and drive down for the experience of a lifetime.