Palm Springs Insider

The staff at the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism lives and breathes the sweet desert air of Palm Springs. We love it here and we want to share our expertise with you. Follow us daily and get the inside scoop to help plan your next getaway. You experience a desert playground that is really like no place else.

Latest Blogs

A day in the sun

It’s no surprise it’s hot in the summer, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy all Palm Springs has to offer. Here is the perfect itinerary for some fun in the sun and hot to enjoy the...

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Pool Attire – all things you’d need for a pool and places to get in Palm Springs

Hats, swimsuits, towels, unique floats, sunglasses and sunscreen, are necessities for Palm Springs summer. It’s finding the perfect chaise lounge and pool that can be challenging with so many options in Palm...

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Taste outside the ordinary - where to get great flavors in Palm Springs

Changing up the everyday is fun, so why not shake up your ordinary ‘let’s get burgers’ night out by trying some new flavors? Italian food has never tasted so good at Sammy G’s where the chefs...

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Fuel up for the day; Palm Springs breakfast options

While some say it's the most important meal of the day, others simply love to linger over fresh food and hot coffee first thing in the morning.  There's something civilized about having someone prepare your first...

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Dine in Old Hollywood

It’s no secret Palm Springs has a long and loving connection to Hollywood. The city has been a getaway destination to the stars for over half a century. If you want to hearken back to that 1950’s era of old...

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Put a little romance in your evening with these Palm Springs restaurants

If it’s been a while since you scheduled a ‘date night’ now’s the perfect time to plan a romantic night out. Palm Springs Restaurant Week offers a great opportunity to explore some great new...

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Skip the trip to Europe; dine at a fabulous Palm Springs restaurant

You're hoping to find the flavors of Europe but don't have the budget for that pricey round trip ticket, there are plenty of dining options in Palm Springs that runs the gamut from Italian, to French, and even Spanish...

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Get fab lunches in Palm Springs

Lunch is a perfect meal to try someplace new, and Restaurant Week makes it easy. You can grab a quick bite to scope out the menu or just nibble at a couple of dishes to get a feel for a new place overall. If...

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Head off the beaten path for Restaurant Week

Dining out steps from your door can be convenient, but sometimes it's nice to get away from the traffic and the crowds. There are a few places in Palm Springs where you can get that feeling of being truly away from it...

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Dog-friendly spots to dine in Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a dog-friendly city, and there are many places where you’re welcome to bring your furry friend. Dining with dogs is usually limited to the outdoor patio areas and of course your pets must be...

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Sit & sip: where to get a great glass of wine in Palm Springs

Sometimes there's not a lot of time to sample a new restaurant. But Restaurant Week is a perfect opportunity to get out and visit new venues to see what they have to offer. A nice way to ease yourself into a new...

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What would Palm Springs be without designer restaurants?

It’s no surprise that architecture is at the foundation of what Palm Springs was built on, however the mid-century design and style runs through nearly every part of the city, including its nearly 200 restaurants....

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Get off the FREE Buzz Trolley for these Restaurant Week picks

Leave the car at home and hop on the City of Palm Springs’ Buzz Trolley to check out Restaurant Week. The Buzz is totally free with trolley’s coming every 15 minutes. Use your VisitPalmSprings app Buzz...

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Dine Alfresco in June? Restaurant Week has you covered

Outdoor seating in the summertime in Palm Springs almost always includes colorful umbrellas for shade and a cool misting system. For Restaurant Week, outdoor dining is no different. Here are the top Alfresco dining...

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Prix Fixe menus to enjoy in Palm Springs

This summer, be a part of a unique way of dining in Palm Springs with a prix fixe menu—a simple way explore a menu all while trying eclectic new dishes. Many local restaurants offer an excellent prix fixe menu at...

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Laid-back pools to soak up the sun in Palm Springs

Summer is upon us and there is only one place where everyone in Palm Springs should be….the pool. Who doesn’t love to sip, splash, then repeat? Of course, it’s hot outside, but that doesn’t...

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20 Bars, Clubs and Lounges open 'til 2AM

A younger generation has set-up shop in Palm Springs with a cool cocktail scene, tiki bars and a decent nightlife vibe with hip DJS, outdoor games and live entertainment! There is still the tried and true; made-famous...

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In Memory of Donald Wexler

Donald Wexler left a legacy of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring architecture in Palm Springs and the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism feels proud and much honored to have a city full of his iconic Midcentury modern...

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2015 Summer Campaign from Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism

Summertime in Palm Springs only means one thing – lounging poolside and sipping on your favorite drink! That is exactly what our summer advertising campaign shows how to do best - “Sip. Splash....

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Film Festivals in Palm Springs

Did you know Palm Springs is home to six film festivals?  Yes, it is true! The City of Palm Springs is a premier film festival destination and we invite you to attend these upcoming festivals in 2015...

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