EXPERIENCE THE CULTURE
Palm Springs has always been a city to experience, from its yesteryear as a celebrity getaway for top Hollywood stars like Frank Sanatra and Marilyn Monroe to its mid-century modernist architecture. Its history goes back more than 2,000 years to its first residents ancestors of today's Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Palm Springs has rich cultural roots to explore, the lush vegetation and abundant water in areas like the Indian Canyons - site of North America's Largest Natural Fan Palm Oasis make the city a tropical getaway rich in outdoor adventure.
Today one can easily go on a hike or bike ride in the morning and sit back and enjoy the city's rich cuisine in the evening at one of its many open air award-winning patio restaurants. Palm Springs captivates you with its small town feel, abundant culture and delicious food. It is easy to stay active and entertained, the city host various sports related events such as the Humana Challenge and the Tour De Palm Springs cycling event. This marriage of entertainment and outdoor living keeps Palm Springs fresh and thriving. Vallera Palm Springs sits within walking distance of downtown and opens the door to a world of possibilities. Downtown is centered around the Spa Resort which provides numerous opportunities for dining, entertainment and relaxation.
It is easy to feel on vacation year-round, the city is rich in culture and hosts world renowned events throughout the year such as the Palm Springs Film Festival which draws countless celebs to the city. Palm Springs is a mecca for design and is the official city for Modernism Week - in which the city celebrates everything mid-century. During Modernism Week double decker busses sweep the city during the day touring historic architectural sites and in the evening countless cocktail parties are had.