Prepare to make some new friends! Approximately 45,000 people call this city home.
Sacramento, the capital of this state, is situated 430 miles northwest of Palm Springs, while Mountain Centre can be located 13 miles to the southwest.
A visit to Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs or the Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert is a terrific opportunity for some family bonding. Kids still not worn out? Keep the adventure going with a visit to the Riverside County Fairgrounds and Palm Desert Aquatic Centre.
Want to check out the wildest spot in town? Then make your way to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, where the entire family can come face-to-face with some of the wonders of the animal world.
There's not much like a few hours at a casino to get the party started! Challenge the blackjack dealer and observe the high-stakes gamblers or just wander around and soak up the sights at the Spotlight 29 Casino and the Augustine Casino. The Fantasy Springs Casino and the Agua Caliente Casino are also recommended.
Learn something new about the region's flora while you explore the botanical displays at the Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium.
Take a breather from all that sightseeing and lounge around on the grass at San Jacinto Peak and Century Park. You can also sit down and watch the world go by at Indian Canyon and Panorama Park.
Want to find out about walking tours, kid-friendly outings, events or local hotspots? Palm Springs Visitor Centre and Palm Desert Visitor Centre are your best resources for any queries you may have about your visit.
You probably already know about its best shopping centres or squares, but don't forget that Palm Springs has some excellent nature reserves too. Lake Cahuilla Regional Park and Desert Adventures Metate Ranch are two to keep in the front of your mind. Two additional areas to have a look at are Bear Creek Trail and Bump and Grind Trail.
If you're looking to expand your mind or just find shelter from a wet-weather day, the Palm Springs Air Museum and the Palm Springs Art Museum should be on your list. Enquire about group tours or study the eye-opening exhibits on your own. Need more? Also head to the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum and the Adagio Galleries.
Showcasing a collection of the most recent science innovations, Date Gardens offers everything you need to keep your brain ticking.
In a place that is filled with wonderful art exhibitions, the Heusso Gallery and the Cabot's Pueblo Museum somehow manage to shine brighter than the rest. The Aerie Art Garden and the Studio D also host collections which shouldn't be missed.
Get to know the interesting past of Palm Springs and its surrounds at the Ruddy's General Store Museum and the Coachella Valley History Museum.
Want to gain a deeper understanding of Palm Springs' past? Don't forget to visit the Desert Holocaust Memorial and Sunnylands Centre and Gardens. If you're still hungry for more, McCallum Adobe and Desert Memorial Park should also be on your itinerary.
Pause for a moment at the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway and let your thoughts cast back to the moments in history that have shaped this city into what lies here today.
The Pomona College is one of the area's most well-known educational institutions. Ask about tours, admire the architecture and get a feel for the campus life.
We hope you were mindful of Palm Springs' nice range of shopping centres when you set your budget! A day at Desert Hills Premium Outlets and Galleria at Tyler could take quite a bite out of it if you're not careful. The Gardens on El Paseo and Canyon Plaza Shopping Centre also offer plenty of opportunities for retail therapy.
Take time out and watch something at the Plaza Theatre or the McCallum Theatre. Both of these venues offer a range of entertainment options. If you fancy another night out, the Arthur Newman Theatre and the Annenberg Theatre are two other venues worth looking into.
They're probably not splashed across the front page of a glossy travel magazine, but the Palm Springs Convention Centre and the Empire Polo Club are still worth an outing. You could also take a look around the Indian Wells Country Club and the Rancho Las Palmas Country Club.
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