Once the go-to weekend destination of A-list Hollywood celebrities, the extraordinary desert town of Palm Springs is like no other desert town you have visited before. This beautiful oasis of a town was crafted out of the desert nearly a century ago. Although it is still a favourite among the celebrities, Palm Springs has also gained popularity among the travellers from all over the world. And there are many good reasons behind its popularity, the year-long sunshine, the luxurious pool parties, gourmet restaurants and gorgeous spas make this town one heck of a lifestyle vacation destination. You just need to book one of the Palm Springs luxury homes and let this luxurious town take care of everything else. There are a lot of activities which you can take part in during your vacation in Palm Springs, and here are the top three activities which you must try out.
Crash a pool party
Well, you have not really experienced Palm Springs if you do not experience at least one of the never-ending pool parties which take place at different corners of the town. Most of the resorts and hotels host their own pool parties, which are generally limited to their guests. So if your hotel or resort in organizing a pool party, then you can enjoy as much you want. However, if there’s no party at your residence, fear not. You can go out and make some friends, you can get yourself invited to one of their parties. Otherwise, a number of places also organises pool parties where you can join in for a fee, and dance and sip on your cocktail to your heart’s content. No matter which kind of a party you get to go, partying in a pool is an absolute must while you are here.
Explore the art
If you are an art lover, then you will be surprised to see how much Palm Springs has in store for you. The Palm Springs Art Museum is one of the best places you can go while you are here. There are a lot of regional art, performing arts, and natural science artefacts kept on display, which you can check out while you are here. The art collection of this museum has contemporary art, art glass, even sculptures. The Backstreet Art District is another great place if you want to check out some of the works of various highly acclaimed artists. A community of nearly twelve artists have opened their shop here, and you can see some amazing works in the galleries and the live-work studios. 29 Palms Art Gallery is another great place where you can see some beautiful works by the local painters, sculptors, and jewellery makers.
Ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the absolute best way to truly experience and bask in the beauty of the stark desert landscape that Palm Springs surrounds itself with. The tramway is the largest rotating tramcar that you can find anywhere in the world. The journey is over ten minutes long, and it covers nearly 2.5 miles. The rotating gondola will take you 8,500 feet above the ground, from where you can experience the most incredible vistas of the beautiful city and its surrounding regions. You will get off in front of the Mount San Jacinto State Park at the end of the ride. Here you can go for a guided tour among nature, enjoy hiking or camping, and enjoy snowshoeing or skiing during the winter months.