Palm Springs Brochure


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Palm Springs Brochure

  1. 1. Palm Springs, California
  2. 2. Visitors to our beautiful desert often tell us how much they enjoy spending the evening in our warm and inviting climate. As night falls, the sky turns a distinctive shade of purple, leading to star-filled and romantic evening. Most agree that this nightly show is one of the desert’s major draws, a part of life here that many of us take for granted and appreciate only when someone from another area reminds us of its unique beauty. Many visitors refer to the whole valley as Palm Springs, but it’s a single city. The appealing town launched desert tourism around the turn of the century, and exudes history. Home to a world-famous collection of mid-century modern architecture. The sparkling cities of Palm Springs Desert Resorts create an Eden for vacation, providing a perfect climate, glorious scenery, and exciting activities to enjoy. Take a look at the unique aspects of the stellar cities that make the valley extraordinary.
  3. 3. As night falls, the sky turns a distinctive shade of purple, leading to star-filled and romantic evening. Deser t Hot Springs Named for the naturally occurring hot mineral waters that bubble up through desert sands, this serene setting harbors spectacular spas and desert vistas that let you escape the chaos of everyday life. It’s the perfect relaxation destination, where you can rejuvenate in creatively renovated spa resorts, retro-hip motels, or exclusive celebrity retreats. Step behind their private walls and discover a world like no other.
  4. 4. Palm Springs A getaway for the Hollywood crowd since the 1930’s, Palm Springs now attracts tourists from around the world. In recent years, the city has garnered attention for its classic mid-century modern architecture and mid-century furnishings stores. Quaint historical inns at the base of the San Jacinto mountain range are within walking distance of Palm Canyon Drive, with one-of-a-kind shops, eateries, and a weekly street fair.
  5. 5. “The Spirit of the Desert” prides itself in the diversity of its population. Cathedral Cit y “The Spirit of the Desert” prides itself in the diversity of its population. Family-friendly fun includes an amusement park with miniature golf, a sports complex with ball fields, and an interactive fountain surrounded by a rubberized surface in the growing Civic Center. Also in the Civic Center are the Mary Pickford and IMAX movie theaters. Nearby, the Perez Road district offers a variety of tile, furniture, and related showrooms
  6. 6. Rancho Mirage “The Realm of the Desert Bighorn” has been known for its celebrity residents such as Walter Annenberg, Frank Sinatra, and former President Gerald Ford. It boasts world-class medical facilities at Eisenhower Medical Center, one of California’s busiest libraries, a restaurant row, and numerous designer home furnishings shops. The River at Rancho Mirage is a popular shopping, dining, and movie venue.
  7. 7. “The Realm of the Desert Bighorn” has been known for its celebrity residents such as Frank Sinatra, and former President Gerald Ford.” Palm Deser t The center of the valley is a retail mecca, with shopping centers all along Highway 111. A block south is El Paseo, where art galleries, upscale boutiques, and numerous restaurants line the boulevard. Palm Desert is known for promoting public art; in particular, check out Civic Center Park and the El Paseo median. The city also is home to McCallum Theatre, The Living Desert, and campuses for a community college and universities.
  8. 8. Indian Wells Tennis lovers know this city for hosting the Pacific Life Open Tennis Masters Series at Indian Wells Tennis Garden, but golfers and spa lovers also will find much to enjoy in this city with a median household income exceeding $130,000. The Golf Resort at Indian Wells features the Callaway Performance Center (one of four in the world), and world-class resorts include luxury spas with a vast array of body-and-mind treatments.
  9. 9. La Quinta, named “America’s Ultimate Golfing Destination” La Quinta Named “America’s Ultimate Golfing Destination” by the Robb Report, this city recently opened the first of two public courses at SilverRock Ranch. This one was designed by Arnold Palmer. But there’s more to the city than golf. Hiking trails above the valley floor offer breathtaking views, and there are plenty of shopping and dining options — including those in the village atmosphere of Old Town La Quinta.
  10. 10. Indio Diversion is the theme in Indio. Agriculture is as at-home here as glitzy casino gaming and blue-blooded polo ponies. Majestic date groves (Indio is the largest producer of dates in the western world) mingle with retail merchants and family-friendly neighborhoods. And golf courses abound. Landmark Golf Club, with dramatic desert terrain and an open-to-the-public policy, is home to one of the sport’s most prestigious events: the legendary Skins Game. In Indio, cultural influences are to be savored. Experience the Southwest Arts Festival, discover the “flavor” of the city at the annual Tamale Festival, or tour the midway and ride the amusements at the National Date Festal and Riverside County Fair.
  11. 11. R th OV E eE D G E Joel Andrew Sibick 773.844.4264 © 2005 Over The Edge Designs