If you happen to be the type of traveler who can rest with ease when you know amazing golf courses, spas, and stunning views are well within reach, there’s absolutely no better place to spend your Spring Break this year than scenic Palm Springs, California. Adored for its year-round fantastic weather, incredible architecture, rich history, and easy access to fun, Palm Springs is a place that has a way of drawing visitors back time and again with good reason. With spring just around the corner, there’s no better time than now to make your travel plans and when you’re looking to elevate the fun, spending your Spring Break in Palm Springs is sure to inspire.

Take a History Tour with Celebrity Flair

For decades, Palm Springs has been a retreat for the stars. Those high-profile names in Hollywood looking to escape the glare of the cameras would, and continue to head this way to enjoy tranquility, natural beauty, and peace of mind. Many iconic celebrities have owned homes in the area through the years, so time spent here feels even more relaxing. For visitors, this means there’s always an opportunity to connect with celebrity past times when you arrive, and Spring Break is no exception. A fun activity to add to your Spring Break itinerary is to take a celebrity home tour where you can get an up-close look at the digs that once belonged to individuals like Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. You’ll learn more about how these residents spent their time away from Hollywood and get an idea of their extravagant style standards too! There are also options to book tours of the city with a focus on the mid-century design elements that define the Palm Springs landscape. This is an ideal option for those with a passion for stunning structures and there’s a good chance that your favorites have hosted some big names throughout the years as well.

Savor a Spectacular View of Palm Springs This Spring

Take your Spring Break vacation to new heights this year when you head to Palm Springs and make time for a trip up the impressive Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This is a massive rotating tramcar that provides passengers with a two-and-a-half mile ride up and over Palm Spring’s beautiful terrain. It’s an experience you’re going to want to have your camera ready for as panoramic views come into spectacular focus from a bird’s eye vantage point. Once you reach the summit, you can disembark and enjoy checking out restaurants, museums, and hiking trails before heading down once again.

Spend Some Quality Time Shopping in Good Company

If you and your traveling crew love to set aside some time for well-deserved retail therapy no matter where you roam, Palm Springs is a vacation destination that promises to please. Here, you’ll have easy access to top designer brand stores of all kinds, but there are also opportunities to access some fun area outlets when you’re looking to save. Head over to the nearby Cabazon Outlet Mall and enjoy well-recognized brands at amazing prices! It’s a fun place to browse for the best deals and shop your way through a spring day in Palm Springs at your own, preferred pace.

Make Time for Fun Museums

When you’re planning to spend time in Palm Springs over Spring Break with the entire family in tow, adding a few intriguing museums to the itinerary is always a good idea. If you’re looking to learn more about the area’s rich history, consider spending an afternoon exploring the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. It’s a great place to browse exhibits and displays that showcase the indigenous culture of the region and how it’s impacted the Palm Springs that’s known by travelers today. Taking time to explore the Palm Springs Air Museum is also a great way to get inspired if you have a passion for military history. You’ll find incredible information here on the innovations within the aviation industry as well as an opportunity to get up close to planes that were used in World War II. The Palm Springs Art Museum is another wonderful stop for those who are looking for some artistic inspiration over Spring Break.

Hike Your Way to Fun

Indian Canyons sits just six miles south of central Palm Springs and is an ideal place to lace up your boots and hit the scenic desert trails over Spring Break. You’ll have options to explore routes that run through Palm Canyon, Andreas Canyon, and Murray Canyon alike. These canyons sit on the reservation lands of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and are as rich in history and culture as they are scenic and inspiring. Pack plenty of water and leave for your hike early in the morning to enjoy added tranquility and opportunities to commune with nature this spring.

Book Your Spring Adventure to Palm Springs Today

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner making now the very best time to begin turning travel plans into a reality. When you’re looking for a place to enjoy that’s beautiful, romantic, and filled with options for customized fun, there’s no place on the map quite as appealing as Palm Springs, California. This sunny and alluring vacation destination is wonderful to enjoy year-round, but when you’re fortunate enough to find yourself here over Valentine’s Day, romantic moments are waiting to make the experience even more meaningful. Whether you’re one for fantastic flavors, amazing views, or outdoor adventures, Palm Springs has something inspiring waiting for you. The following are a few of the many most romantic Palm Springs Valentine’s Day events and activities to add to your itinerary when your travel plans bring you this way.

Sign Up for a Sound Bath for Two

A wonderful and romantic way to start your Palm Springs Valentine’s Day getaway is to book your place for two at The Spa at Séc-he. Here, you can enjoy a rejuvenating mineral bath that’s sure to relieve any lingering anxiety or stress that might get in the way of your vacation fun. A mineral bath at The Spa at Séc-he typically lasts around 60 minutes and combines the use of minerals and hot spring water to guide you gently into a state of blissful relaxation. As you connect with your body, you’ll also connect with your breath and thoughts, providing a sense of balance that’s sure to carry you through your trip with ease.

Enjoy Some Nostalgic Valentine’s Day Fun

Palm Springs is known and loved for its luxurious and modern take on life, but if you find yourself craving a nostalgic way to spend a romantic day, you can find that here too. Just head over to the Berger Foundation Iceplex and make it an afternoon of ice skating for two hand-in-hand! You’re sure to find great music to set the scene and ice skates are easy to rent upon arrival. Over Valentine’s Day in years past, the rink has even hosted special holiday experiences like letting couples leave messages on the ice for their loved one written in ice markers or providing a lineup of fun ice skating games to try. Either way, a stop here might just end up being the highlight of your trip.

Treat Your Sweet Tooth in Good Company

Valentine’s Day is all about embracing the best of sweet moments. If you happen to be a couple that connects best over sweets, there are plenty of places to indulge across Palm Springs. Be sure to spend some quality time together at the Palm Springs Candy Company which has been satisfying the sweet tooth of patrons for more than 75 years and continues to be a fan-favorite stop. Time at the Shields Date Garden is also well spent when you’re in the mood for a milkshake and a great view too.

See a Valentine’s Day Show or Two

For the couple that has a shared love of music and entertainment, Palm Springs is the perfect place to be this Valentine’s Day. Destinations like The Pappy & Harriet’s are a must for those who are looking forward to enjoying a performance from local bands. If you make your way to here, you’ll find a lineup of amazing musical performances to take in year-round. On top of that you can also enjoy some great food while you’re here since Pappy & Harriet’s isn’t just for live music, it’s also the best open-fire Santa Maria BBQ West of Texas.

Add Adventure to Your Experience

For some couples, nothing is more romantic than time out exploring and enjoying life at heart-pounding speeds. If this sounds like you, booking a Red Jeep Tour during your Valentine’s Day getaway is bound to be a good idea. Alongside a knowledgeable guide, you’ll take to Palm Springs backcountry trails and explore amazing views, thrilling terrain, and options to explore destinations you might otherwise not be able to reach.

Embrace a Bird’s Eye View Over Palm Springs

When you’re longing to enjoy one of the most beautiful and romantic views possible, a trip up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is where you’ll find it this Valentine’s Day. Earning the title of the world’s largest rotating tram car, this is a trip that will take you over two and a half miles up over breathtaking canyons and cliffs. From the top, you can enjoy panoramic views out over the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. When you debark, you’ll find yourself at an elevation of 8,516 feet and with easy access to summit restaurants, observation decks, theaters, gift shops, hiking trails, and a natural history museum to explore as well.

Book Your Stay Today

Elevate your Palm Springs getaway this Valentine’s Day in luxury and style when you book your inviting vacation rental through Ryson Vacations. Reach out today to learn more about our many options and to start planning your next trip to California.