Quick getaways are the ticket to keeping the balance, and where better can you find those warm sunny days and sparkling cool pools than Palm Springs? Here are some fun picks for your fab summer getaway. Let’s go!
Pooling Around. Hop around to some of the best pool parties. The Ace Hotel & Swim Club has two pools and is open to everyone 12-6pm Monday-Thursday. The ultra-hip Arrive Hotel is open to everyone during the week as well. Be sure to try Wexler’s, their new Jewish Deli located poolside. Riviera Palm Springs is a historic property with an old Hollywood footprint with visitors like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Enjoy a cool retro vibe during their weekend Summer Splash pool parties.
Downtown Made for Strolling. Leave behind the congestion and traffic. Escape to the enticing downtown Palm Springs with new restaurants like Il Corso, El Patron, and Tommy Bahama’s. Or browse new retail stores like Angeli Fashion, Free People or Johnny Was, all part of the new downtown experience that brought together modern design while retaining the iconic retro vibe the city is known throughout the world. With a backdrop of the San Jacinto Mountains, it’s a perfect getaway this summer.
Superb Views. In just 12 minutes, the rotating tramcars of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway whisks visitors up the alpine wonderland to the gateway of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. Hint: It’s 30 degrees cooler, so take a backpack, lunch and hike away! Have dinner at Peak’s Restaurant to enjoy the full experience.
Mid-Century Design. Famous for our mid-century architecture and design, reserve a seat on the ModSquad tour or the MidMod Design Tour. The Uptown Design district is great for unique design stores and vintage shopping. Iconic Atomic offers retro clothing & furniture from the 1950s, ’60s & ’70s. Gypsyland has fun, colorful and eclectic shop known for its mid-century furniture, accessories and clothing. Or head to the Sunny Dunes Vintage District in South Palm Springs where they offer over 6,000 square feet of retail happiness.
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