Elevation : 146 meters
Area : 60,591 acres
Population : 48,375
Tourism : Year Round
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Airport : Palm Springs International Airport
Location : Sonoran Desert, California
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Palm Springs is a posh city in Southern California, a laid-back holiday destination offering glamorous urban culture and a serene desert getaway. With a great culinary scene, most restaurants, bars and cafes offer Greek, American, Asian and multi-cuisine dining options alongside exotic Polynesian cocktails. Spotting a Hollywood star shopping or walking down the main street is a common occurrence, leading to Palm Springs being popularly known as “The Playground of the Stars”.
The Palm Desert Marriott and its bar has legendary nightlife and 5-star accommodation with an outdoor pool, fine dining and desert views. Korakia Hotel is a Moroccan-inspired property with a luxe spa and a rustic-chic souvenir shop. Modernism Week is an annual festival to celebrate the mid-century retro aesthetics of the city’s architecture and culture. Palm Springs is also popular for its bountiful natural beauty, best enjoyed at the Aerial Tramway. Sitting in a rotating cable car, you can enjoy spectacular vistas of the city and semi-arid mountains. You could also savour nature walks at the non-profit Living Desert Zoo while admiring the scenic habitat of giraffes, foxes, ostriches and snakes. The heritage of Palm Springs is portrayed in the city museum which houses 59 WWII planes and archaeological artifacts.
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