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Article By: Jonnie Davis
Located east of Los Angeles in the Palm Desert lies the vibrant small town Palm Springs. It is a favorite getaway due to its colorful doors, palm trees, timeless Hollywood vibe, and one of a kind hotels. Whether you are traveling with your girlfriends, your family or beau Palm Springs has something for everyone.
Where To Stay?
This Polynesian theme hotel is an amazing option if you are traveling on a budget. Enjoy the huge pool, hot tub and, remarkable Tiki Bar. If you are planning to visit The Joshua Tree, which you definitely should, it is only about an hour drive away.
The Saguaro Palm Springs ($150-300 night)
This hotel is one of the most admired, and trendy hotels in Palm Springs. This bright and colorful hotel is the picture-perfect place to stay. The all-day food service, poolside drinks, and on-site yoga classes are just a few of the many accommodations that the Saguaro offers.
Ace Hotel & Swim Club ($300-500 night)
The Ace hotel is a definite splurge-worthy hotel. You will get it all at this hotel including the great service, private patio, beautiful scenery, and tasteful décor. Don’t forget to stop by the Amigo Room for a drink and delicious burger.
What to Eat?
Incredible food, and an even better vibe. King’s Highway is located in the Ace Hotel & Swim Club and is a must-try. Request to sit by the pool for the ultimate experience.
Moroccan scramble, and Stumptown coffee.
Pho 533 is a Palm Springs Vietnamese restaurant that offers many fresh Vietnamese dishes including Lobster “Popcorn,” Mango Summer Rolls, Tiger Shrimp Pho, and more.
Hand Rolled Crispy Egg Rolls, and Guava Mojito.
Described as a hidden gem by the local’s FARM is probably the best brunch spot in Palm Springs. The South of France themed decor, and delightful food makes it the number one spot to stop and enjoy brunch with your travel mates.
Chicken Bacon and Waffles, and watermelon mimosa.
Calm, inviting, and phenomenal food you must experience Copleys for yourself. If you are traveling with your significant other Copleys is the perfect date night dinner spot.
Prime grilled filet, and a glass of wine.
Located in Saguaro Palm Springs, El Jefe is a rustic styled bar and is the perfect place for sitting and having a drink or two (or three). El Jefe also serves food, and their Mexican street food is ideal with a shot of tequila.
Tacos Tex-Mex, and a shot of Tequila.
Ice Cream & Shop(pe) is a perfect spot to get your sweet treat fix, head to Ice Cream & Shop (pe) to cool down with some gelato or ice cream. They have a cute gift shop of goodies so you can grab a souvenir to commemorate your trip.
Blackberry Cabernet Sorbet
What to Do?
Moorten Botanical Garden
Morton Botanical Garden is a historic Landmark that opened in 1938 it features a desert environment with tours, wildlife, and more.
The Frippery is a vintage boutique; this is the spot to find unique and one-of-a-kind pieces that you won’t find anywhere else. Stop by The Frippery for some shopping and colorful fun.
Palm Springs is famous for their many bright and fun doors, and yes you can take a tour to marvel and snap some Insta pics. You can download a free map of where all the doors are located.
What are your favorite Palm Springs spots?