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  • 1. Aerial Tramway

    You can leave the sunny warmth of Palm Springs and witness the spectacular landscape of San Jacinto Mountain and then arrive at the top to a Winter wonderland with magnificent views of the surrounding...

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  • 2. Mountains/ hiking

    Make a trip to Lake Mead, the largest man-made lake in the world in terms or volume thanks to the engineering wonder Hoover Dam. Avoid carrying suspicious looking bags in case you incur unnecessary...

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  • 3. Windmills

    As you enter Coachella Valley, you'll find tons of the wind turbine power generators. Surprised at how big they are and overwhelmed by the numbers of them. I ended up taking a lot of photos but they...

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  • 5. Villagefest

    Villagefest is an ongoing event involving booths, art and handcrafted items, food entertainment, and more that occurs every Thursday Evening in downtown Palm...

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  • 6. Gay and Lesbian Tourists Welcome

    Palm Springs is another of the towns that caters to gays and lesbians with a number of events culminating in the "Pride Parade" from 2 to 4 November. Many local...

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  • 7. Parking

    Frequently, one of the biggest pains in large cities that are popular with tourists is parking. There doesn't seem to be enough and you have to pay; sometimes...

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  • 8. California

    Now, since I haven't been in CA I again just am setting up links to VT pages & their tips I consider quite helpful: SteveOSF's California pages Tom_Fields'...

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  • 9. Solar Trash Compactor

    I had to giggle, but at the same time I was fascinated to actually see one of these. I thiink they are a great idea. I wish more cities had them. It would save...

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  • 10. Palm Springs Architecture

    In the museum of art we learned about the Palm Springs architecture odf the 50's and the 60's. Clean lines, simple designs, soaring roofs, large windows......

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  • 11. Delight in a Date Shake

    Date Shake!Delicious, rich and perfect on a hot date in Palm Springs. Going to the California desert and having a date shake go hand in hand. Fresh dates, which...

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  • 12. City of Palm Springs: Visitor Information Center

    It's in my eyes located in a strange place, only when you come from LA you will pass this visitor center. So if you need to visit this center please locate it...

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  • 13. Encelia farinosa

    This close-up on a flower of Encelia farinosa* shows clearly that it belongs to the Asteraceae family, ie the Daisy family. It is used in revegetation mixes but...

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  • 14. Brittle bush

    These wild plants are Brittle bush, Encelia farinosa (Incensio)*, which grows freely in the desert. It grows better along the roads as the road sides collect...

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  • 15. Yellow lined road

    Not far from the departure of the Aerial tramway, the road is lined with small bushes covered with yellow flowers. They would have been planted, there would not...

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  • 16. Enjoy the scenery

    when you walk through Palm Springs you are sure to find places which remind you that it can be very dry here if there's no irrigation by humans...The good thing...

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  • 17. Tramway Gas Station

    Built in 1963 by Albert Frey, this beautiful wedge-shaped structure welcomes people entering Palm Springs on HWY 111. This once endangered building is now the...

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  • 18. You must take a day to go to...

    You must take a day to go to Joshua Tree National Park. It's about a 45 minute drive from the city. We got there in the afternoon and took an early evening walk...

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  • 19. Visit some of the funkier...

    Visit some of the funkier shops on Palm Canyon. I found the perfect tiara to go with my 'Princess' bowling bag. People watching. The people of Palm Springs...

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  • 20. Spend some time in luxurious...

    Spend some time in luxurious accomidations. Palm Springs panders to the rich and this is the place to splurge. Spending the weekend alone with my wife in a...

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  • 21. I mentioned hiking up above...

    I mentioned hiking up above and wanted to share some of those pictures. This was taken at the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation. They have about 7 different...

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  • 22. Found the house of our dreams...

    Found the house of our dreams and thought I would share this with everyone. I am thinking....great view, little maintenance!

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  • 23. However, we finally left. The...

    However, we finally left. The roads were narrow and in many cases we had to honk the horn to make others aware that we were on the road.

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  • 24. The water running down the...

    The water running down the canyon was absolutely fabulous! Won't bore you but at least deserves two postings.

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