Palm Springs and Palm Desert are far more lush oasis than barren Sahara. Enjoying more than 350 days of sunshine, the region's reputation as the Hollywood hangout for the likes of the Rat Pack has re-emerged as one of the most hip and trendy destinations in North America. Playing host to mega music venues, including Coachella and Stage Coach Music Festivals, this retreat boasts some of the state’s best high-end dining, shopping, entertainment, and striking mid-century modern architecture.
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Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) Just two miles from the heart of Palm Springs, PSP is served by 10 major carriers and now has more than fifteen non-stops that include New York and Toronto.
LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) On the eastern edge of greater Los Angeles, ONT is just over an hour from Palm Springs resort properties and offers 64 daily flights, including American, Delta, and Southwest.
Los Angeles International (LAX) Two hours west of Palm Springs.
Sun drenched year-round, Palm Springs is warm, dry, and enjoyable from Labor Day to Memorial Day.