Sunlight washing over a perfectly manicured golf course and mountain range in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs Vacations: Oasis in the Desert

A lush green oasis in the picturesque California desert, romantic Palm Springs is all about sun-worshipping, unrivaled recreation, world-class spas, spectacular natural landscapes, awesome Mid-Century Modern architecture, great entertainment, and fabulous shopping. Dip into natural healing waters from super-heated mineral springs. Tee off on more than 100 challenging golf courses. Tour celebrity hideaways and groove on Palm Springs’ cool retro vibe. Whatever your interests, Liberty Travel can craft you a Palm Springs travel package that meets your needs.

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Palm Springs at a Glance

Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)

Tipping Customs: Tip anywhere between 10-15%, unless service charge is added

Language: English

Popular Drink: California wine and cocktails

Must Eat: Everything from farm-to-table fare to creative takes on American classics


Power Up: Type A or Type B plug, 120 V (the standard in the United States)

Weather: Winter temperatures average in the 70s with nights in the mid-40s. The dry desert heat of summer pushes daytime temperatures into the 100s.

Best Time to Visit: Between January and May, when the daytime temperature reaches the 70s and 80s.

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Top Things to Do in Palm Springs

Tour Mid-Century Modern Homes & Buildings
See and learn about hundreds of homes and buildings by extraordinary architects who transformed Palm Springs into the “New Capital of Cool.”

Spectacular Vistas from Mount San Jacinto
Ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway 8,500 feet up to the top of Mount San Jacinto for awesome views.

Hike in Joshua Tree National Park
Home of the distinctive Joshua Tree yucca, this 800,000-acre park in the Mojave Desert encompasses two separate ecosystems at different altitudes.

Elvis & Priscilla Honeymoon House
Tour the Alexander Estate (a/k/a "The House of Tomorrow"), a Mid-Century Modern icon where Elvis and Priscilla Presley lived and spent their honeymoon together in 1966-67.

Golf in Endless Sunshine
Drive the desert fairways on more than 100 golf courses created by the likes of Arnold Palmer, Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, and Greg Norman.

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Palm Springs Vacation Packages: Discover the New Capital of Cool with Liberty Travel

Whether you want to chill out in hot springs or immerse in an atmosphere of cool retro design, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a Palm Springs vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your Palm Springs consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Palm Springs for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Palm Springs vacation packages.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know Palm Springs. Leave the planning to us.

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You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with Liberty Travel, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.

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