Palm Springs is one of my favorite weekend trip destinations in Southern California! Here are my top things to see, do, and eat.
Desert X is a yearly exhibit that was created to “present international contemporary art exhibitions that engage with desert environments.”
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Each year the installations change and you can follow the map to visit all 12 exhibits.
The Living Desert zoo is a great half-day trip from Palm Springs! You can even feed giraffes and hike around the park.
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The Palm Springs Art Museum as 12,000+ artworks of the modern and contemporary eras. This is a must for a hot day in the desert!
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For lunch, head to Azucar for Mexican modern cuisine and cocktails with a roof top deck and a fabulous aesthetic.
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‘Robolights’ is an outdoor sculpture park that has been an ongoing project since 1986. This sci-fi holiday themed decor project is open all year.
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If you’d like to tour the inside, you’ll need to text 1-760-774-0318 to make an appointment.
The Cabazon Dinosaurs is an iconic roadside attraction on the West Coast. Here you can take pictures with the “world’s largest dinosaurs.”
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One of my favorite activities is just driving around Palm Springs to check out the mid-century modern homes. There are so many beautiful ones!
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You can find pop up art installations everywhere in Palm Springs. Follow the Visit Palm Springs Instagram account for new installations & locations.
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