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Presented here are visual images of the area referred to as Palm Springs, even though Coachella Valley is the home to very diverse cities and environments. Please read my blog Plan Your Visit to Palm Springs so you have a better understanding of the Coachella Valley, which actually extends from the Salton Sea to the San Bernardino Mountains in Southeast California.


Links are provided for all attractions, travel tips, restaurants, and stores, so you can easily find fees, hours and menus.

BackStreet Art District in Palm Springs
Sunnylands  Labyrinth made of green plants
It is a #Palmsprings kind of #night. Any
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On the East edge of Palm Springs we have a vibrant arts community called the Backstreet  Art District

Sunnylands is located on the Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage. This lovely labyrinth is located in their lovely garden.

Caliente Tropics Resort is just one of many hotels that becomes magical  at night in Palm Springs. 

Mizell Senior Center - Modernism Archite
Lunch at Two Bunch Palms  in Desert Hot Springs

The Mizell Senior Center was transformed from a former fire station into this spectacular building

in Palm Springs.

Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa in Desert Hot Springs perfect place for a weekend get-away. 
See Short Road Trips Blog

Palm Springs Convention Center

The Palm Springs Convention Center, located in Palm Springs, serves as the main venue for conferences in the Coachella


Kimpton Rowan Bar in Palm Springs

Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs is located downtown Palm Springs. It is the perfect place to meet and catch up.

Dates ripping on trees at Shields Date G

Shields Date Garden and Cafe known for its date

shakes is located in Indio.

Lettuce at the Certified Farmers Market in Palm Springs

Coachella Valley Certified Farmers' Markets are held year-round. Check their website for locations and time. 

Old Hollywood Elegance and Excellent Foo

Mr. Lyons is the place to go if you want to experience Old Hollywood elegance. Steak house on the curve of South Palm Canyon Drive.

Pool at Margaritaville In Palm Springs

Riviera Resort and Spa Hotel is the perfect place to relax on a Palm Springs afternoon. (This is now Margaritaville)

JW Marriot - Flamingos Greet You

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa entrance
is enchanting. The perfect place to spend the day lounging and enjoying the many restaurants.  See Blog

Ingleside Inn

Visit 25 ft. Marilyn  Statute in 

the Downtown Palm Springs Park.

Kimbals Downtown Palm Springs

Kimbals a store with great women's fashions and accessories. Fun place  

to shop in downtown Palm Springs.

Idyllwild is 75 miles from Palm Springs. Blog 1. Five Things to See in Idyllwild

Blog 2. Summer in Idyllwild

Modernism Double Deck Bus Tour

Modernism  Fall Preview Week dates are scheduled for October 25-27, 2024.. See my blog.

Palm Springs Art Museum

The Palm Springs Art Museum is a magnificent place to view revolving exhibits. It is free to the public on Thursdays from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

Joshua Tree National Park
View at Indian Canyon Golf Resort

Indian Canyons Golf Resort. Great place in south Palm Springs for golf or have breakfast or lunch with beautiful, scenic views.

Steakhouse at Agua Caliente Casino
Living Desert in Palm Desert

Steakhouse at the Agua Caliente Casino  Perfect place for a celebratory dinner in Palm Springs.

Living Desert in Palm Desert is a place the entire family will enjoy. See my Blog.

Authenic French Pastries at Peninisula P

Peninsula Pastries in Palm Springs If want authentic French Pastries, you will want to go here. 

Loving Nails in La Plaza in Palm Springs

Lovely Nails is located in LaPlaza in downtown Palm Springs. Fabulous manicures and pedicures. 760-325-3599

Cabot's Pueblo Museum

Cabot Pueblo Museum in
Desert Hot Springs offers fascinating tours of this large, historic home built with  found objects. 

Backyard Venue at Westin Hill Mission Resort.

The Westom Rancho Mirage Golf and Resort & Spa is a lovely place to relax, explore, and meet friends. See the Blog.

Smoke Tree Stables

Smoke Tree Stables in Palm Springs is the place to rent a horse, then explore, on a guided tour, The Indian Canyons.

Art at Palm Springs Library
Palm Springs Garage Sale

Garage Sales in Palm Springs are a great spring and fall. You can find outstanding buys. See my blog.

Window of Shag Gallery in Palm Springs

Shag Gallery located in our Uptown Design District in Palm Springs.

Modernism Painting

Modernism Week is February 13 - 23, 2025. Time to buy your tickets. There are over 325 events. See my Blog

Il Corso restaurant in Palm Springs

Il Corso located  in downtown Palm Springs is a great place to have Italian food.

Love sign at Palm Springs Vintage Fair

Vintage Fair is on the first Sunday of the month on the grounds of the Palm Springs Cultural Center

One of our more special restaurants in P

Le Vallarius Restaurant is one of our

go-to places for special events.

Romantic and delicious French food.

Our town is getting ready for movie star

The International Film Festival is held each January. 180 films being shown this year.

A J Tuscan Grill in Palm Springs at night
Courtyard of Koffi in North Palm Springs

Koffi Palm Springs courtyard is a great place to get a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, meet people, read your book or do computer work.

LaQuinta Lake

La Quinta Lake is a manmade lake surrounded by palatial homes. However, the Melange Restaurant is a great place to relax lakeside with a beverage. 

Salvation Mountain Detail

Salvation Mountain has been designated a National Folk Art Treasure. It is located 75 miles from Palm Springs.


Eight4Nine is a delightful place to meet friends for Happy Hour or enjoy a lovely meal on the patio. If you have a small dinner party, reserve one of their private rooms. 

Copleys Restaurant  in  North Palm Springs
Ristretto Coffee Shop in South Palm Springs
Palm Springs Neighborhood Gate on Resident

 Copley's Restaurant is located in the Uptown Design District of Palm Springs. It has a lovely patio, which is a great setting for a special date.

Please see my blog Creativity Flows at Palm Springs Copleys Restaurant. 

Ristretto in Palm Springs is a delightful place to stop for coffee or have an Italian soda.  See blog.

Palm Springs neighborhood walks result in all kinds of fun discoveries

 for the older section has all kinds of great gates into the palatial homes. 

Tacquila Restaurant in Palm Springs
City of Coachella mural of hummingbirds

Tac Quila is a Mexican Restaurant in the Uptown Design District. If you love the food at The Farm you will be pleased to learn they are the same owners. 

Take a driving tour of Murals in Coachella Valley

tall windmill

Love the windmills? Read my blog to learn how you can take an up close and personal tour of them. 

La Plaza Downtown Palm Springs

La Plaza. Originally the center of Palm

Springs and has been preserved so it

has the original Spanish Architecture.

Palm Cafe in Rancho Mirage

The Palms Cafe is tucked away in a Rancho Mirage mall. The menu is American cuisine and friendly staff. 

The River in Rancho Mirage

The River in Palm Desert is going under a transition. Always good to go here and just appreciate the beauty of the space.

BNP Paribus Open Stadium 1 Photo by Kathy Condon .jpg

Stadium 1, which holds 16,000 people, at the  Indian Wells Tennis Gardens, home to the BNP Paribus Open.  See my Blog.

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