Story Ideas

Desert Modernism

Take an architecture tour and learn about our world-famous Mid-Century modern architecture

Attend Modernism Week (February) or the Preview Modernism Week (October)

Have some fun browsing our modern design boutique shops

Hollywood’s Playground

Learn about our Hollywood connections through a celebrity home tours

Discover and share our rich Hollywood history

Dine or catch a show at some rat pack hangouts like the Purple Room

Health & Happiness

Relax at a spas and schedule a treatment

Finding your bliss at a poolside yoga class

Dine at our chef-owned vegetarian cafes for tasty fresh food recipes

Boutique Hotels & Inns

Explore a diverse collection of historic boutique inns, romantic bed and breakfasts, and secluded retreats

Discover celebrity connections to some of these boutique properties

Outdoor Adventure

Explore Indian Canyons

Hike some of the many trails surrounding Palm Springs

Tour the San Andreas Fault

Have an off-road adventure

Horseback ride through Indian Canyons

Gay Oasis

Largest number of gay resorts in the U.S. and possibly the world.

The world’s largest lesbian event, The Dinah, held during the Dinah Shore Weekend.

The world’s largest gay party, Jeffery Sanker’s White Party

The annual LGBT film festival, cinema diverse, showcases the best LGBT film making annually in September.

Palm Springs Pride in November

Family Friendly

Splash and be a kid at the Palm Springs water park

Explore the Children’s Discovery Museum of the desert

Visit the animals at the Living Desert Zoo