Destination guide

The desert setting of Palm Springs is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's festivals, art galleries and monuments with a rental holiday home in Palm Springs. This relaxing city is known for its hiking, live music and restaurants. Take in top local attractions such as Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium and Palm Springs Air Museum. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Palm Springs

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and golfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Palm Springs a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • O'Donnell Golf Club (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Bel Air Greens (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Cimarron Golf Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Palm Springs

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Palm Springs is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Baristo Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Tahquitz Canyon (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Desert Highland Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Indian Canyon (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Palm Springs

Fly into Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), which is 16.7 mi (26.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Palm Springs Station.

Where to stay near Palm Springs?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,131 holiday rentals near Palm Springs. From 2,859 Houses to 1,998 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palm Springs is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palm Springs?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Palm Springs:

  • Vista Las Palmas: 709 holiday homes
  • Racquet Club Estates: 568 holiday homes
  • Sonora Sunrise: 414 holiday homes
  • The Mesa: 262 holiday homes
  • The Movie Colony: 1,600 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palm Springs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Palm Springs. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palm Springs Air Museum: 7,250 holiday rentals
  • Rimrock Shopping Center: 7,690 holiday rentals
  • Desert Dunes Golf Club: 6,191 holiday rentals
  • San Jacinto Peak: 4,581 holiday rentals
  • Desert Highland Park: 6,026 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palm Springs listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Palm Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,859 Houses in Palm Springs. Our other popular types of Palm Springs holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,998 holiday houses
  • Villas: 478 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 136 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palm Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5,196 holiday homes with pool available in Palm Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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