The Palm Springs Visitors Center - Open Daily 9-5
Official Palm Springs Visitors Center | Location: 2901 North Palm Canyon Drive | Palm Springs Ca 92262Your first stop arriving in Palm Springs Ca might be the Palm Springs Visitor Center, at 2901 N Palm Canyon Dr., the corner of Tramview Road and N. Palm Canyon (Highway 111), at the second stoplight on the North entrance to Palm Springs California.
Built in 1965, the Palm Springs Visitor Center today attracts more than 125,000 visitors each year. The building is unmistakeable, a Palm Springs landmark designed in the Palm Springs modern architecture style (also a Historic Site) designed by Albert Frey and Robson Chambers, with a hyperbolic metal kite-shaped roof that appears to float above the building against the clear-blue sky.
The Palm Springs visitor center's architecture is stunning and a popular tourist icon itself. This unique building was orignially designed for and used as a gas station for more than 20 years. It is designed in the popular Palm Springs modern style that Palm Springs is well known for. The structure was purchased by the City of Palm Springs and in 2003 became the official visitor center location for Palm Springs, Ca.
The Palm Springs Visitors Center location is amidst breathtaking natural beauty. It is nestled at the entrance to Mt. San Jacinto State Park, at the foot of the mountain heading up the magnificent Palm Springs mountains to Palm Springs' famous - and most visited tourist attraction - the Palm Springs Tram Cable Cars.
Friendly, knowledgeable staff and volunteers at the Center can help you plan an unforgettable visit to the Greater Palm Springs area, including:
Timely vacation availability information for Palm Springs hotels, historic inns and Palm Springs Vacation Rental Homes - Condos & Villas with private pools, plus Available here is a great selection of maps for seeing the sights and natural beauty, including Palm Springs Area Hiking Trails, bicycle paths, nearby state and national parks, and the many distinct and historic neighborhoods in town, in addition to a complimentary, helpful map of the City of Palm Springs is available.
You'll find an interactive kiosk featuring and explaining the emblematic Desert Modern "Palm Springs Modern" architecture for which Palm Springs is world renowned.
Complete Tribal information is available at the Visitor Center provided by the Aqua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, as one-half of the City of Palm Springs land is in fact Tribal-owned reservation land today.
You can see Palm Springs Tour information for celebrity homes, architectural tours, nature tours, mountain and canyon tours, and neighborhood information for the historic Movie Colony, Old Las Palmas and other areas where Hollywood's famous past and present celebrities owned homes (Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Lucille Ball are examples). You'll also find information about the as "Walk of Stars" in downtown Palm Springs, and the contemporary statues located in downtown Palm Springs Lucille Ball and former Palm Springs mayor Sonny Bono, Cher's late former husband.
Tips on current happenings and "must do" Palm Springs tourist attractions is avaialbe here for visitors to the Palm Springs area, including information about the soothing, luxurious Palm Springs Spas, Palm Springs Shopping, nightlife and exquisite restaurants in Palm Springs, ranging from affordable to upscale fine dining.
The Palm Springs visitors center also offers a great variety of souvenirs for sale. The Palm Springs Visitors Center offers a wide array of hats, shirts, vintage Palm Springs postcards, gifts and books about Palm Springs, ranging from paperback Palm Springs tourist guides to exquisite coffee table books of photography.
The Palm Springs California Visitor Center - Tourism Information
Official City of Palm Springs California Visitors Center | Address: 2901 N. Palm Canyon Dr. | Palm Springs, CA 92262
Palm Springs Visitors Center Phone: (760)778-8418 Toll free: 1(800)347-7746.
Palm Springs Visitor Center Hours: Open Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism: 277 N Avenida Caballeros. Palm Springs, CA 92262
Contact the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism: (760) 325-6611 or www.VisitPalmSprings.com
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Palm Springs Architecture Icon:
First built in 1965 as a gas station, abandoned for most of the 1990s, restored as an art gallery in 2000, the Palm Springs Visitor Center is a popular Palm Springs tourist destination for architectural enthusiasts. The structure was restored and updated for its current use as home for the Palm Springs Visitors Center starting in 2003.
The Palm Springs Visitor Center is open daily, 9 to 5 located at 2901 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California, 92262. Phone: (760)778-8418.
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Palm Springs Vacations, 350 Days of Sunshine
In Palm Springs, California, population 44,000, the sun shines 350 days a year. Palm Springs is known worldwide for its great golf courses, beauty and tranquility - soaring palm trees, sensational mountain views, exceptional midcentury modern architecture, sunny warm weather, all set in an idyllic village nestled among awe-inspiring mountains and beautiful Palms.
Palm Springs is also popular for its world-famous Hollywood-influenced history where movie stars past and present have flocked year-after-year for relaxation and rejuvenation.
In addition, Palm Springs is well known for its abundance of midcentury modern design also referred to as Palm Springs Modernism. Palm Springs has hundreds of extraordinary midcentury modern homes, commercial buildings including banks, restaurants, apartment buildings, single family homes, gas stations — even the post office and library. In fact, Palm Springs is home to the greatest collection of midcentury modern architecture in the world.
Palm Springs, California is located 100 miles east of Los Angeles and 110 miles east of San Diego in a desert valley setting known as a vacation paradise. The Palm Springs desert resort metro area includes 9 desert cities, the most widely known Palm Springs. With all 9 desert cities combined, Greater Palm Springs population is nearly 300,000 and growing. Yet it continues to be relaxing and tranquil with abundant natural beauty with awe-inspiring mountain vistas, blue skies and open spaces.
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