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, restaurants, and stores, so you can easily find fees, hours and menus.

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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. 

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

in Palm Springs.

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Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa in Desert Hot Springs perfect place for a weekend get-away. 
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Palm Springs Convention Center

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


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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.


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


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

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.

Ingleside Inn
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. 

Avalon Casino on Catalina Island

Avalon Casino on Catalina Island 

A day trip away from Palm Springs. Definitely worth planning a visit.

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Kimbals Downtown Palm Springs

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

to shop in downtown Palm Springs.

Colony 29 in Palm Springs

Colony 29  Spectacular restored 

historical jewel in Palm Springs which can be rented.

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.

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Modernism  Fall Preview Week dates are scheduled in October. See my blog.

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

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

Living Desert in Palm Desert

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

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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

Lord Fletcher Inn in Rancho

Mirage. Go here to learn

stories about Old Hollywood Days and Frank Sinatra.

Cabot's Pueblo Museum

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

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.

Peabody's Cafe in Palm Springs

Peabody's Cafe and Bar in downtown Palm, Springs is a great place for eggs benedict and bloody Marys.

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

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

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Modernism Week is February 13 - 23, 2020. Time to buy your tickets. There are over 300 events.


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

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

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

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. 

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 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. 

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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

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

Avanti View as you Enter into the Comple

Avanti Hotel where you will meet people from all over the world and your pets are welcome guests. See my blog. 

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

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