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Take a Tour with Modern Tours Palm Springs

Modern Tours Palm Springs


The Modern Tour Palm Springs is a self-driving tour that takes you through the iconic midcentury modern architecture of Palm Springs. These tours are designed to show you the best of Palm Springs’ architectural heritage on your own schedule and at your own pace. With the self-driving tour, you will be able to experience Palm Springs’ unique architecture in style and comfort.

The tours are an excellent way to explore Palm Springs’ iconic midcentury modern architecture, which includes buildings from architects such as John Lautner, Richard Neutra, and William Krisel. The tours cover a wide range of architectural styles, including the angular lines and geometric shapes of modernist structures.

The tours act as your personal guide, providing commentary on each stop along the way. You can also stop at any point during the tour to take pictures or explore the area on foot. Overall, the Modern Tour Palm Springs is an excellent way to see the iconic midcentury modern architecture of Palm Springs at your own pace and on your own terms.

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How It Works

All you need = vehicle + smartphone

The self-driving tours are much more than a list of addresses. Modern Tours Palm Springs uses an easy web-based set up to take you on a pre-planned route, and uses integrated Google Maps to guide you from stop to stop so.  With informative audio segments for each location, you also get to learn about each property from your professional virtual guide. Listen to the informative and interesting audio segments, see photos of inside the homes and out, and learn about what makes Palm Springs architecture so iconic.

Tours take between 90 minutes to 2.5 hours, depending on the tour.  Or set your own pace and take as much time as you want. The subscription is good for 30 days.

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The Modern Tours Palm Springs Difference

There are four key reasons why these are great tours:

Convenience – Go at any time you wish.

Integrated Mapping – No typing addresses

Explore More – Stop anywhere you wish for a closer look or to take a special photo.

Easy to Understand – To make the tour accessible to a broad audience, jargon is limited in the audio or well explained.

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Select A Tour

Modernism Top 10 Tour

Just want to see the highlights? These are the most famous homes and buildings. This tour is great for those who are short on time. Stops include the Edris House and Kauffman House.

Modern Architecture 101

An ideal tour for those looking to go deeper into the area’s architecture, Modern Architecture 101 features lots of hidden gems including homes and buildings you’re unlikely to find in most guidebooks.

 Modernism Mega Tour

A combination of the Top 10 Tour and the Modern Architecture 101 Tour, the Modernism Mega Tour boasts nearly double the number of tour stops.

Celebrity Homes Tour – Best 10

From Sinatra to Marilyn, to Leo, Palm Springs is a celebrity paradise. Skip the crowds and enjoy this self-driving tour and hear the gossip, see gorgeous homes and learn Palm Springs’s celebrity secrets.

Celebrity MEGA Tour

Go big with the celebrity mega tour, the biggest and best celebrity tour. See the homes of Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Elvis, Leonardo DiCaprio, and more. Navigate neighborhoods like Vista las Palmas, Old Las Palmas and Deepwell Estates.

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Rancho Mirage Architecture & Celebrity Tour

Outstanding examples of modernist architecture and marvelous mid-century designs all on display in the “secret” architectural hot spot of Rancho Mirage. Ideal for visitors staying in Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert and the desert cities.

Palm Canyon Walking Tour

Most of us head here to shop or dine, but Palm Canyon Drive is more than just a bustling commercial area — it’s loaded with gorgeous architecture, fascinating stories & surprising history that most visitors never have the chance to hear.

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Book a Tour

Modern Tours Palm Springs is offering readers of VisitPalmSprings.com a special discount.

Use Promo Code TramwayVPS for 20% off your booking.

Check out all the tours available by going to Modern Tours Palm Springs 

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