Palm Springs has been a popular vacation spot for over half a century. It is located in the California desert and was built to be a resort town making it especially accommodating for those that just want to relax while on vacation. In addition to the usual resort activities there are also many things available to do for those that don't want to just spend their vacation laying by a pool. Below is a list of 5 places you will want to be sure to visit next time you're in Palm Springs.
Palm Springs Ariel Tramway
The Palm Springs Ariel Tramway is the largest tram of its kind in the world. The tram takes you high above the Californian desert offering beautiful views of the valley it passes over.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
For those with young children the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a great way to keep them entertained. This zoo and garden seeks to show animals which are native to the area as well as plants and ecosystems.
Palm Springs Art Museum
The Palm Springs art museum dates all the way back to 1938. It highlights regional art as well as some collections from around the world.
Palm Springs Air Museum
The Palm Springs Air Museum seeks to educate you on airplanes and jets dating from WWII. There are many educational and hands on exhibits showing real planes used in the war as well as uniforms and other relevant artifacts from WWII aviation.
San Jacinto Peak
The San Jacinto Peak and national Park is just a short drive away from Palm Springs. It is a great place to escape the desert for the day. San Jacinto Peak is the highest mountain in the San Jacinto Mountain range.