CM City: Palm Springs, California

Vital Facts and Numbers

Country: United States of America
Currency: US Dollar ($)
Dialling Code: +1
Emergency Number: 911

Where To Stay

The Ritz Carlton, Rancho Mirage
Nestled in the Santa Rosa mountains about 9 miles outside of Palm Springs, this luxurious property offers a range of upscale rooms and suites, featuring balconies with personal fire pits and stone bathrooms with bathtubs. There’s a full-service spa onsite, plus two fine-dining restaurants and a pool bar serving sushi.

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Address: 68900 Frank Sinatra Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
Telephone: +1 760-321-8282
Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/rancho-mirage   

L’Horizon Resort & Spa
Built in 1952, this chic resort offers 25 private bungalows, surrounded by manicured gardens and desert mountains in the distance. Bungalows feature glass walls, marble bathrooms and modern gadgets like Nest thermostats and an Apple TV.

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Address: 1050 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
Telephone: +1 760-323-1858
Website: http://lhorizonpalmsprings.com/


The Avalon Hotel
This luxurious hotel is set within four acres of well-maintained gardens in downtown Palm Springs and offers 67 suites and bungalows decorated in Hollywood Regency style, as well as a full-service spa, several pools and an elegant fine-dining restaurant.

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Address: 2135 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Telephone: +1 760-459-1255
Website: http://www.avalon-hotel.com/palm-springs

Where To Eat

Eight4Nine
Situated in Palm Springs’ trendy Uptown Design District, this upscale restaurant whips up New American cuisine in swanky surroundings. Enjoy your meal in one of the private dining rooms, or dine on the patio which has spectacular mountain views.

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Address: 849 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Telephone: +1 760-325-8490
Website: http://eight4nine.com/


Trio Restaurant
Also located in the Uptown Design District, this smart eatery dishes up hearty international cuisine in a modern setting with chandeliers and outdoor tables.

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Address: 707 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Telephone: +1 760-864-8746
Website: https://triopalmsprings.com/  


Workshop
Classic cocktails and farm-to-table Modern American dishes served in an industrial-chic space with booth seating and high vaulted ceilings.

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Address: 800 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Telephone: +1 760-459-3451
Website: http://workshoppalmsprings.com/  


What To Do

Villagefest
Every Thursday night, Palm Canyon Drive in downtown Palm Springs is transformed into a lively street market, with 180 arts, crafts, food and entertainment vendors taking part each week.  

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Address: 401 S Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Telephone: +1 760-320-3781
Website: http://villagefest.org/  


Palm Springs Wind Farm Tour
Explore the hypnotic, rotating blades of the San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm, where about 4,000 wind turbines generate enough electricity to power a city about the size of Cardiff in Wales. Bring your camera, there are some great photo opportunities! And the day is rounded off with a tasty date shake.

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Phone: +1 800-531-5834
Website: http://www.windmilltours.com/  


With The Family

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Jump onboard the scenic tramway, which ascends from the floor of the Coachella Valley almost to the top of the San Jacinto Peak. Once at the summit there’s a cocktail lounge, two restaurants, observation decks and more than 50 miles of hiking trails to explore.

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Address: 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Telephone: +1 888-515-8726
Website: https://www.pstramway.com/


The Living Desert – Zoo & Gardens
Established in 1970, this vast complex of gardens and enclosures allows visitors to get up close to Mexican wolves, tortoises, lizards, bighorn sheep, warthogs and striped hyenas. Stroll leisurely past plants native to North America and Africa’s arid regions.

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Address: 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
Phone: +1 760-346-5694
Website: http://www.livingdesert.org/  


On Business
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in California’s Coachella Valley, some 107 miles east of Los Angeles, with a permanent population of 44,552 as per the 2010 census, although in winter the city’s population swells past 75,000, as it is a second home for many people looking to escape the colder weather elsewhere.

Once an exclusive hideaway for Hollywood’s most glamorous stars, tourism is still the linchpin of the city’s economy, boosted by major conventions and festivals, like the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Coachella Music Festival.

There are more than 6,500 business licenses in the City of Palm Springs, and around 1,700 companies employ over 24,000 people. The key employment sectors in the city are health services, distribution, business services and retail trade.

Palms Springs Official Visitors Center
Address: 2901 North Palm Canyon Drive , Palm Springs, CA, 92262, USA
Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm daily
Phone: +1 760-778-8418
Website: http://www.visitpalmsprings.com/overview/play/palm-springs-visitors-center/13676    

Planning a meeting, event or conference in Palm Springs? We’d love to help. Please drop the Caxton Manor team a line.

Alternatively, you might also want to read our blogs about New OrleansSalt Lake City/Park City, Utah and Tanque Verde Ranch when organising your trip to America.

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