In the city of Palm Springs you can enjoy sunning, shopping, hiking, biking, exploring, golf, gaming, nightlife, modern architecture, tennis, ecotourism, and the solid beauty of the surrounding San Jacinto Mountains, all from within the sanctuary of the newly renovated Palm Springs Riviera Resort, one of the most popular Palm Springs attractions.
But, definitely, such Palm Springs attractions as the Indian canyons: Tahquitz Canyon, Palm and Andreas Canyons, and Murray Canyon are especially sacred to the Indians today and historically important to scientists and nature lovers. Of the four canyons, Palm, Tahquitz, Murray, and Andreas, all but Tahquitz can be accessed by visitors on foot or on horseback. Palm and Andreas Canyons have the gorgeous palm trees in the world. The Indian canyons are a beautiful sight of desert, palm trees, flowing water, and beautiful hiking trails. There is a map at the beginning of each trail which shows the difficulties of the hike and its length, as well as other extremely useful tourist information. According to the rules, buses and other vehicles of the sort are not allowed beyond a definite point, but this makes it even more thrilling and tempting to tourists.
Besides, there are some good museums and places to visit in the list of Palm Springs attractions. Sophisticated visitors can visit Palm Springs Desert Museum or Moorten Botanical Gardens. Or they can climb up in the mountains by tram on Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Those loving golf will be delighted to find quite a lot of nice golf-courts, where they can satisfy their golf adrenalin thirst.
The exhibits at the Palm Springs Desert Museum, the greatest of the famous Palm Springs attractions, span natural science, the visual arts, and the performing arts. For example, the museum includes a display devoted to natural history of the desert, several striking sculpture courts and a modern-art gallery featuring works by such artists as Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, and Helen Frankenthaler. Movie fans certainly will be impressed by the exhibits of the late actor William Holden's art collections, and furniture designed and crafted by George Montgomery. Nature hikes offered by the museum provide an opportunity to explore little-known desert sites, both historic and natural. The Annenberg Theater presents plays, concerts, lectures, operas, and other cultural events. All this is aimed at offering the museum visitor the most pleasure possible.
Being first opened by a college administrator with a degree in geology in the middle of the last century, (in the same year when the city of Palm Springs was incorporated), the Museum's permanent exhibits include a 20th century art gallery, Mesoamerican art, Western and Native American art, a George Montgomery collection, a William Holden collection, a miniature collection and a gallery of 19th century landscapes. It also includes a natural sciences gallery, a graphic arts gallery and a gallery for special exhibits. So, as it can be easily seen, there are so many galleries, that even the most capricious visitors will be pleased.
Palm Springs attractions are worth seeing, that's for sure!!! So, pack your bags and start off for Palm Springs, the sunniest city in the world!!! Don't loose your precious time!!! Palm Springs attractions are always ready to give you a whole lot of pleasure!!!!