Hi! We are coming to Palm Springs from Alaska in Feb/March and without really knowing the area...just nervous about making sure we are in a good location. I found a great studio apt in Las Palmas but trying to get a feel for the area. We want to be able to walk to dining and some things to do...its just the two of us looking for a nice get away...maybe a round or two of golf... Are there areas to stay away from?? Just nervous with the older areas or anything around the airport because geographically those are usually questionable...=/
What are some good vegan options for restaurants in Palm Springs?
What area of Palm Spring would you choose that is NOT on a golf course, IS close to town (walking distance?) and is a nice area? We have never been there and don't want to end up in an area that is boring or not accessible to town. If there are other considerations I am overlooking I would love to hear those too. Thank you in advance for any advice!
My wife and I are planning to go to Palm Springs for a few days around Christmas. Currently we have the Hyatt resort in Indian Wells booked, but we are generally debating where to stay. The first question is whether we should stay in a resort outside of Palm Springs or whether we would have a better time staying at a hotel in Palm Springs?
We're looking for somewhere luxurious and super relaxing (most important). We will want to go out to eat and do other things, and we're not going to be golfing, which makes me think that maybe staying somewhere near the downtown area isn't a bad idea.
If you would recommend going resort, should we stay at Hyatt, Renaissance, La Quinta, or somewhere else? We're a bit wary of La Quinta because we've heard that many of the rooms are worn down, but the grounds sound lovely, which is a big plus.
If you would recommend staying at a hotel in Palm Springs, any particular hotels? I looked at the Willows and it looks gorgeous but it was just too expensive (I think close to $400 a night). The San Giuliano looked nice too. Does anyone recommend that or another hotel for a relaxing, upscale stay in town?
Grandparents, parents and 3 kids age 6,3 and 10 mos. Where to stay?
Any one has been in Tuscany Manor Resort, Palm Springs
How cheap are hotels in ps now that the summer heat is on?
We are visiting Palm Springs at the end of June, so far all the hotels I have tried to book are adults only. Can anyone recommend a hotel that will welcome a 16 year old boy and his parents? We are particularly interested in mid-20th century modernism? thanks, Melanie from Manchester, UK.
We're stopping in Palms Springs on our first trip to California this July coming. We have 15 & 17 yr old teenagers with us. What are the 'musts' of Palms Springs? We only have 2 days!!!!
I'm headed to Palm Desert for the Coachella Music Festival next weekend... last year, I stayed in La Quinta at the Embassy Suites, which was next to a Fresh & Easy, so that was perfect.... this year, I'm staying at the JW Marriott in Palm Desert - I've heard it's really nice and fun, but I was wondering if anyone could suggest a Whole Foods like grocery store in the Palm Springs/ Palm Desert/ Indio area? I've given up dairy and it's really hard to find some dairy alternatives in regular grocery stores! Thanks so much for your help!
Also, would love a suggestion for a yummy brunch place and a good sandwich shop! Thanks guys!
We will be in Palm Springs soon and would like to take a day trip from PS. We have looked at a map and feel like we are overlooking something. 2-3 hours is the most we would like to drive. Any suggstions? Thank you.
My husband and I are planning a trip to the desert area at the end of October and are having trouble deciding the best 4 star hotel to pick. If anyone is familiar with the hotels out there, we are trying to decide between these three:
JW Marriott Palm Desert
Riviera Palm Springs
Rancho Las Palmas Resort
Would appreciate comments on if the hotel has been updated, how good the pool is, how close to shopping, etc. Kids would obviously be in school at the time of our trip, but we don't want a place that really caters too much to just families.
Hi - new to Virtual tourist.
I'm from Canada and my husband and I are looking to rent a 1 b/r condo that is economically priced for the month of February. We don't need luxury but don't want to live in a dive either. Have looked at Palm Springs Villas and Sandstone villas. Are these decent places? Would it be windy at PS Villas in February? Any other suggestions on rental properties would be appreciated.
Thanks a bunch.
Guy from down under, just planning my trip to the states next year.
Would love to take the Texas Eagle train from San Antonio to Palm Springs but it arrives (as far as I can see) at 5:00am. As I understand it the train station is a fair distance away from the city.
How can I get from the station to town at that time of day, and where can I go to pass time safely (with suitcases) until either my accomodation or hire car company opens for the day?
Any help would be appreciated.
We are going to Palm Springs for the first time in the last part of February and plan to stay at the Viceroy Resort Hotel and Spa. Up until now the staff have been extremely helpful in guiding our trip plans and have also told me so much about Palm Springs and what it might be like to actually live there because I indicated that I was considering this as an option. Therefore rather than just read the reviews for this hotel I thought it might be helpful for our local Palm Springs area members give their feelings and knowledge of the Viceroy because I believe they seem to know this "oasis" really well.
Our extended family are visiting in March and would like to get a couple of rounds in - for senior, adult and youths. I see that the Bel Air is reasonably priced, but can't find any others that we can afford. And we need rentals. Any suggestions? We don't mind driving off the beaten path.
We are currently buried under loads of snow and minus 36 C with windchill, so we aren't fussy about the courses! They all look fabulous.
Hi.. I will be moving to the palm springs area soon, and trying to find a house to rent or buy. Is there area's that I should try and avoid? I would like to find a "deal" on a house, and see lots of forclosures avail in cathedral city. Is this a safe area to buy? Thanks for any help.
Hello. Will be spending 1.5 days in Joshua Tree NP and perhaps spending the night in Palm Springs... looking for advice on what to do and see, and if Palm Springs is a nice place to spend the night....Thanks!
We will be visiting next week March 11 & 12. We plan on taking the tram to the top of San Jacinto. We have heard we will need snowshoes. Can yourent them at top. What do you need to wear to use the snowshoes? we have hiked all over Yosemite and Yellowstone and love to visit your beuatiful West. We are from SC.
I will be spending a weekend in Palm Spring in the middle of February. Can anyone please recommend any good hikes in the area?
Thank you in advance!
We have bought our plane tickets and are heading to Palm Springs in March! Most of that time will be spent in Joshua Tree and Death Valley. But we need to stay in Palm Springs for one night before we leave (we are using that airport). Many of the mid-range places I have been looking at get some terrible reviews about "creepy people", "Trashy surroundings", or "drunken loitering".
We have an eleven year old and a twenty year old daughter. We just want to chill, swim, and may be walk around a bit before we head back east. Any suggestions?
We will be traveling to Joshua Tree National Park this spring. Because we'll be flying into the airport in Palm Springs I wondered whether we should buy groceries in Palm Springs, or in the Joshua Tree/29 Palms area? Is there a big difference in price?
I will be hosting a Bacholerette Party on the Weekend of Oct. 3rd, any suggestions as to where 7-9 girls can go to have an awesome ladies night?
what are the dates the tram is closed in sept?
Any recommendations for a hotel/resort with a wild & crazy pool scene?
Water volleyball would be a plus, but is far from necessary.
Does anyone have any recommendations for a wind farm tour around Palm Springs? Cheers
Hi, back again!!
I've noticed that hotels are either near W Arenas Rd such as Desert Hills Hotel, or lower down on E palm canyon drive, such as Desert Riviera Hotel.
Where would you advise to stay that is near everything?
Thanks for your help
Anyone got any advice on some nice hotels in Palm Springs that is situated in a good location? I'm staying there during the summer for a few days.
Also do you know any nice places to go out at night?
Thanks Sarah xx
I'm from the UK and i'm travelling around california this summer. I want to spend 4 days in palm springs and cant wait!! Just wondering what are the best hotels and best area to stay? Also wheres nice to go out at night? I'm 24 and looking for a good time.
Thank you Sarah xx
How could I apply for a booth at the Palm Springs Market Fair? I have looked online and cannot find the sponsor of the fair or info on completing an application. I live in Moreno Valley CA. Thank you!