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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, 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#BackStreetArtDistrict


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Sunnylands, located on the Annenberg estate in Rancho Mirage, has this lovely labyrinth in their gardens. See my blog

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.

Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa in Desert Hot Springs perfect place for a weekend get-away. See 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 Palm Springs is located downtown Palm Springs. It is the perfect place to meet and catch up.

Shields Date Gardens is located in Indio. Picture taken in June before

a cover is put on to protect fruit from the elements. 

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. 

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.

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

Ingleside Inn is a place to stay if you want to relax and experience life like it was when movie stars were frequent visitors to Palm Springs.

Avalon Casino on Catalina Island 

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

See my Blog

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

to shop in downtown Palm Springs.

Colony 29   Spectacular restored 

historical jewel in Palm Springs which can be rented.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 Pueblo Museum in

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Le Vallarius Restaurant is one of our

go-to places for special events.

Romantic and delicious French food.

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.

The Palm Springs International Film Festival  is held in January each year. 180 plus films will be shown from over 81 countries.