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Plan Your Spring Getaway

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Make it a Palm Springs Getaway!

Spring (March – May) is a great time for travelers who want to experience all that Palm Springs has to offer. From hiking in the canyons, exploring art and architecture, touring a wind farm, or just relaxing by the pool. There are plenty of activities that make Palm Springs an ideal getaway in Spring.

Enjoy Incredible Weather

The weather is ideal with warm temperatures in the day and while remaining cool in the evening. Great for doing all the outdoor activities you love in the morning and the relaxing poolside in the afternoon.

March – H 81, L 52 F (27/11 C)
April – H 87, L 57 F (31/14 C)
May – H 95, L 64 F (35/18 C)

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Book Your Spring Getaway Stay

With our stunning views, many boutique hotels, and luxurious resorts – you’ll be sure to find the perfect accommodation for your stay.

No kids and don’t want to be around the kids, no problem. There are over 40 resorts that cater to adult only stays.

We are proud of our large and unique collection of small hotels and Inns. Many are architecturally significant and historic. Over 40 are in our iconic midcentury modern resort style. If you’d like to do a little cooking, consider booking a room with a kitchenette.

We also offer over 2,000 vacation home rentals, which is a great option for families or good friends willing to share the cost. You get your own space and your own pool.

Tip: High season is considered January – March. As we move into May, you’ll find better values on hotel rates. Sunday – Thursday rates are always better than weekend rates throughout the year.

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Check Out Seasonal Events

To make the most of your time in Palm Springs, it’s a good idea to find out what events are happening during your stay. From art exhibitions and live music performances, drag brunches and film screenings – there is no shortage of exciting things going on throughout the city.

First Wednesday Art Walk at the Backstreet Art District. 2600 S. Cherokee Way. 5 – 8 pm. This offers a diverse collection of galleries, working artist studios, and art businesses.

Bring your running shoes and join the annual  Shamrock 5K run.

Palm Springs Vintage Market at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. (2300 E Baristo Road) It is the first Sunday of the month. 7am – 2pm. Shop for a variety of items including midcentury modern, vintage Americana, retro fun finds, food, and entertainment. Plus there are lots of events every week at the Cultural Center, from movies to live shows and enterai

vintage market

Outdoor Tours & Indoor Spas

Once you’ve settled into your hotel room it’s time to start exploring this remarkable city! Spend some time wandering around downtown taking in all the sights and sounds – from art galleries and shops selling vintage clothing, to trendy restaurants serving up delicious cuisine from around the world.

For the Adventurer

For those looking for a real adventure while visiting Palm Springs try out an off-road tour. These guided tours will take you through desert terrain full of cacti forests while learning about local history along the way!

Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours offers a number of tours. On the San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour adventure you will learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history of the California desert.  Take a walk through a slot canyon created by the powerful forces of plate tectonics, water, wind, and time and enjoy spectacular views as your guide describes the geologic forces and local history that shaped the Coachella Valley. They also offer an Indian Canyons Tour and Painted Canyon Jeep Tour.

red jeep tour

Big Wheel Tours offers biking, hiking and jeep tours. Enjoy exploring the city, or the surrounding area like Joshua Tree. They even have a popular mountain bike tour.

There’s also Off Road Rentals.

For the horse lover, the legendary Smoke Tree Stables offers some fun equine therapy. The Murray Canyon Haul Ride is in the beautiful and scenic Indian Canyons riding along streams and native Palm Groves. Quite Stunning.

smoke tree stable indian canyons

Palm Springs Hiking Guide

For a Relaxing Stay – Book a Spa Day

You will have a great one at Estrella Spa at Avalon Palm Springs. It all begins with a glass of bubbles in the living room of this idyllic garden hacienda. A seasoned therapist will pamper and heal with a natural menu of options, from body scrubs to Natura Bisse facials and reflexology massage, and perhaps a nibble of chocolate.

estrella spa at the Avalon

The healers at the Feel Good Spa at Ace Hotel Palm Springs use organic botanicals made from pure, natural ingredients that make you feel like it’s the dawn of a new, more healthful epoch. The treatments are both practical and indulgent, with an emphasis on the pleasurable enhancement of health.

The largest spa in Palm Springs is the St. Somewhere Spa at Margaritaville featuring 18 treatment rooms, private men’s and women’s locker rooms with steam rooms. Relax before or after your treatment in the tranquil Blue Haven Lounge with Watsu pool, spa and cabanas. Their expertly trained clinicians and estheticians deliver unforgettable massages, body treatments and skin therapies designed to bring out your best self.

St. Somewhere Spa
St. Somewhere Spa

The Yacht Club at Parker Palm Springs is also very impressive.

See the full list of spas and salons.

Spas to Find Serenity

Nightlife

When the sun sets, Palm Springs comes alive with its vibrant nightlife.

Take a stroll down Palm Canyon Drive and check out some of the local bars and clubs or attend one of the live music events held at various venues throughout the city. Purple Room is a popular rat-pack style supper club. Michael Holms performs. Do not miss The Judy Show on Sunday.

Palm Springs Happy Hour Guide

PS Air Bar is literally in a fuselage with first class and economy seating. This air-themed speakeasy offers dinner, cocktails and entertainment. Welcome aboard!

ps air bar

Oscars Café & Bar also has a lot of live entertainment that delivers the fun. On the Weekend you will be entertained at the Bitchiest Brunch. Sunday’s also feature the Mimosa Men. The events calendar changes frequently, so check for your visit dates.

Afterwards, explore some local bars and clubs featuring DJ’s spinning top hits until late at night; perfect way to cap off an unforgettable day in this sunny desert oasis! Pretty Faces at Hotel Zoso is a party destination with wacky art, eclectic cocktails, and DJs spinning the hottest music. Open Thursday – Sunday.

The Village Palm Springs is a diverse and casual place in downtown Palm Springs that includes a restaurant, sports bar and nightclub offering good food and fun until 2 am every night. They welcome everyone to dance, make friends, eat, relax and enjoy.

Arenas District, where the fun is!

Looking for a little more playtime, take the Mogo Silent Disco Tour. Springs is a great time of year for this outdoor evening tour as temperatures are cool. MOGO is a music-based tour with fun 70’s disco music. You will be provided headphones and stroll down Palm Canyon with your guide. You’re encouraged to wear your wildest outfits, kaftans, cowboy hats, or something with sequins.

Mogo Silent Disco Tour

VillageFest Street Fair

VillageFest takes place in downtown Palm Springs on Palm Canyon Drive every Thursday night. The street is closed to vehicular traffic and is transformed into a festive, pedestrian street fair. The perimeter of the event consists of Indian Canyon Drive to the east and Belardo Road to the west. Vendor booths are set up on both sides of the street, and visitors are able to stroll through the traffic-free event. Hours at 6 – 10 pm in Spring.

villageFest

Palm Springs VillageFest Block Party

 

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