The desert city of Palm Springs, California brings style, leisure and entertainment to an otherwise barren region. With 350 days of sun each year, anytime is convenient for a visit to this luxury oasis. Palm Springs is most noted for its breath taking scenery, outdoor recreation options and unique modernist architecture. Horseback riding, golfing, camping, hiking and more are all just minutes away for the adventurous traveler. The artistic minded will also be at easy as Palm Springs has long been a haven for California architects, designers and musicians alike. Ideally located only 100 miles from Los Angeles also means this vacation destination is easily accessible for everyone.

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Palms Springs was once known as a hideout for Hollywood celebrities however, that shouldn't deter the average person from enjoying the wealth of attractions here. Golfers of all skill levels can take on one of the hundreds of pristine gold courses in the reach including PGA West, Desert Willow and Mission Hills Country Club. For those more interested in relaxation, the resorts of Palm Springs boast luxurious spas and accommodation. The main attraction however tends to be the natural beauty of the area. The Coachella Valley Preserve includes over 17,000 acres of of land with plenty of trails to explore. Others who'd rather take in desert surrounds from a more convenient location can explore the renowned Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, a natural zoo of protected desert land featuring the habitats plant and wildlife.

Despite its location, Palm Springs is far from a food desert. With close proximity to many California cities, Palm Springs draws in some of the states most inspired chefs bringing creative and innovative meals. Start the day with a classy brunch at Spencer's Restaurant. Diners can indulge in classic favorite like croissant sandwiches and fluffy pancakes or try some of new, popular dishes like lobster and eggs or a spinach and wild mushroom frittata. For evening options, diners can choose from the famous Palm Springs staples or opt for one of the many trendy restaurants that have hit the scene in recent years. Workshop Kitchen + Bar is perhaps one of the more sought after establishments. Featuring modernist design, locally sourced, farm fresh ingredients and a rotating menu this restaurant offers a healthy and delicious dining experience. Afterwards, you can head over to "Bar", one of Palm Springs best places to grab a cocktail. This appropriately named drinking establishment has some of the cities best live music and creative drink concoctions to ensure a fun night out.

The variety of lodging options in the region is what has made Palm Springs, California such an attractive vacation destination for decades. From chain motels, artsy boutique hotels, or classy luxury resort, travelers have a varied collection to choose from. For a more private experience, a number of guest accommodation options are available for a unique getaway. Some of the more popular locations include the Parker Palm Springs, Ace Hotel and Swim Club, Caliente Tropics and the famous Rat Pack hangout, Riviera Palms Springs.