Palm Springs, California, is an oasis in the sense that, not only does it lie in a desert, but it also rejuvenates its visitors in exquisite resorts. Its history is a story of health and luxury. Its activities now are the ideal for a vacation from your troubles. Lodging into vacation rentals like homes, cabins, cottages, condos, villas or apartments is the doorway to this vacation resort, set amid the geological wonders of a desert and its canyons. Palm Springs belongs to the perfect resorts for those who want many activities in their vacation. Shop, gamble, relax at a spa, dine at a splendid restaurant, have a martini at one of the lounges, see a play-leisure may be your choice reason for getting away. But if you want a little more action, there are numerous sports under the desert sun: bowling, golfing, tennis, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, bicycling, motorcycling, all-terrain quad riding, horseback riding, swimming, and fishing. Ride the sky in a hot air balloon or up the aerial tram. Palm Springs, California, is never short on excitement, fun, and R & R. Lodging in vacation rentals such as homes, cabins, cottages, villas, apartments or condos, so you, your family, and friends can have the space and time to make the most out of all the activities and attractions. A trip to Palm Springs will show you just how unique this oasis is and how unforgettable it can be.
Because Palm Springs, California, is in the desert, much of the attraction lies either in the city, resorts, surrounding parks, or canyons. Famed park, Joshua Tree National Park, is in the Coachella Valley. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has many trails in the canyons for hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking. There are zoos, museums, and gardens aplenty, such as the Coachella Valley Museum and Cultural Center, the Living Deserts, the Moorten Botanical Garden, the Shields Date Gardens, and the Palm Springs Air Museum. Kids will enjoy the water fun parks, family fun centers, and baseball parks. One to-do that is a must is the aerial tram, which excite the nerves as it carries you to a snow-capped peak. Enjoy a nice meal at those great heights. Celebrities either have had or have residences in Palm Springs. A tour through their homes can be a real trip. CopyKatz Showroom and Backstage Bistro is popular for its impersonators. Catch performers who do Michael Jackson, Cher, Shirley MacClaine, Carol Channing to a T. While they perform, you enjoy delicious food. Expert or novice, horseback riding is fun in the desert sun and in the canyons. Several ranches and stables dot the area. If horseback doesn't fulfill your need for speed, then a rental motorcycle may add that extra thrill you want on your vacation. More massive speed may enthrall you with a bounding Hummer through the rocky desert. Palm Springs, California, is no small town. And so, if you want the largest theater, there is an Imax, with shows running daily. All sorts of plays and musicals are played in many of the theatres around Palm Springs. If there is any one thing that may attract you to Palm Springs, it is the sounds of slot bells, cards shuffling, and roulette wheels spinning. You are entering casino territory and you may not want to leave till you win big. When you vacation, the one thing you may want more than anything else is relaxation, which Palm Springs supplies. It is a virtual mecca for spa goers. Whether you want private "clothes optional" European-style or a deep retreat with massages of all kinds, Palm Springs is where you go. For the gay and lesbian community, Palm Springs has a bustling nightlife, choral events, and fabulous boutiques and shops. Christmas doesn't go unnoticed in Palm Springs and is the best period for family vacations. 350,000 lights illuminate the Living Desert during the season. Art flows like a fountain in this oasis: every day there are visual art displays, plays and musicals, musical artist giants, famous comedians; and, on occasion, there are poetry readings and international film festivals. For the latest in fashion, Palm Springs and its surrounding areas are where it's at. Head to Cabazon Outlets, Desert Hills Premium Outlets, El Paseo Shopping Avenue, the Gardens of El Paseo, Main Street/Palm Springs, and Old Town La Quinta. And those are simply malls and district areas. Spas have an assortment of beauty and health products. Shop and you will find in Palm Springs and surrounding areas. Dining and nightlife are birds of a feather. Many restaurants adjoin casinos, bars, and lounges. Just about every ethnic food is represented - Chinese, Japanese, French, Mexican, American, Italian, Belgium, Hawaiian Fusion, Mediterranean, seafood, tapas, and much more. And if tourists don't want to leave their vacation rentals (homes, cottages, cabins, apartments, villas or condos), gourmet groceries can be delivered to them. Vacation resorts of Palm Springs, California, have a large number of lodging facilities. There can be found accommodations in comfortable condos, apartments, villas, homes, cabins and cottages, mostly featuring luxury amenities. For tourists who want to spend excellent family vacations in this resorts, renting a bigger property is the best way to go.