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    MainTour Palm Springs Vacation Adventure

    Palm Springs is a popular winter-time escape. Most visitors enjoy one of the nearly 100 golf courses in this area. This fashionable resort city is located in the upper Colorado Desert at the foot of 10,804 foot San Jacinto Peak. There are almost 350 days of sunshine per year. This idyllic setting has hosted many Hollywood movie productions.

    The Palm Springs Vacation Adventure by MainTour is our special feature for family fun and adventure, covering all of the vacation resorts and attractions of the Coachella Valley.

    In addition to the Palm Springs Region, we have several other regional online vacation guides in near vicinity. Southern California is a vacation playground packed with many amusement parks, entertainment venues, mountains, lakes and other recreational adventures.

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    Palm Springs is popularly known as the winter-golf capital of the world with almost 100 well kept golf courses. Here are a few that we consider to be the best.

    Tour Palomar Observatory - Mount Palomar
    In the 1930's Caltech scientists began their search for a remote location for an observatory in the Southern California and Arizona mountains. When first installed in 1947 it was the world's largest telescope.

    Death Valley National Park
    3.3 million acre preserve of the most inhospitable and also scenic terrain in the continental United States. Many historical landmarks and several species of plant and fish unique only to the parkland.

    Joshua Tree National Park
    Large 870 square mile scenic preserve of desert wildlife. Abundant camping, picnic grounds and hiking trail opportunities.

    Palm Springs Art Museum
    Founded in 1938, this Museum's permanent art collection features contemporary California art, classic western American art, Native American art; Precolumbian art, Mexican art, and European modern art; glass studio art, American mid-twentieth century architecture, and American photography. Includes the Annenberg Theatre and Albert Frey House.

    Palm Springs Air Museum
    This museum exhibits the role of the World War II combat aircraft and the role the pilots and American citizens had in achieving this great victory. It features One of the world's largest collections of flying World War Two warplanes.

    Aqua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Location : At the Village Green Heritage Center in the heart of downtown Palm Springs.
    This museum preserves the nature spirit of the Aqua Caliente Band of the Cahuilla Indians. Exhibits include the Tahquitz Canyon Archaeological Collection with over 50,000 artifacts from the oldest and largest village site and is one of the most extensive excavation projects in California.

    Knott's Soak City USA - Palm Springs
    Includes wave pool, lazy river ride, several waterslides and shutes. Also children's pool and family funhouse.

    Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
    Since 1963, over 13 million visitors have escaped the heat of the desert floor and ascended up to the pleasant cool atop Mount San Gorgonio. The 10-minutes, 2.5 mile ride begins at the Valley Station (2643 ft) and ends at the Mountain Station (8516 ft). See dramatic changes in nature and wildlife as you pass from desert to alpine environments.

    The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
    1,200 acre wildlife and botanical park in Palm Desert, California, with rare desert plant and animal species. Live animal shows, picnic areas, tram tours, hiking trails; Bighorn sheep, mountain lions, mexican wolves and birds of prey.

    San Bernardino National Forest
    Abundant camping, picnic grounds and hiking trail opportunities.

    Tour Indio and Coachella Valley
    Date Capital of the Nation and host to Riverside County Fair.

    MainTour Palm Springs Attractions
    Ghost Towns, Museums, Theme Parks and more

    Palm Springs Golf Guide

    Palm Springs is popularly known as the winter-golf capital of the world with almost 100 well kept golf courses. Here are a few that we consider to be the best.

    Tour Salton Sea
    The Salton Sea is California's largest lake. During winter months it is home to over four million birds (representing over 400 species). It is located at about 228 feet below sea level below sea level.

    Borrego Springs
    600,000 acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the largest state park in the contiguous United States and voted the #1 state park in California by National Geographic. This area was first traversed by Spanish explorer Juan Batiste de Anza in 1774. Another 100 years would pass before the first settlers would come to stay and inhabit this area. Visitors can traverse canyons full of desert palms, ancient pictographs, majestic cactus and early spring wildflowers.

    Museums, Libraries and Galleries
    Rare collections, specialty subjects, children's museums, research libraries, art galleries. Check listings for upcoming special exhibits and tours.

    Historic Landmarks
    Famous historical landmarks and buildings of the region. See listings of special commemorative events and living history tours.

    Nature and Wildlife Preserves
    Check these listings of local area wildlife refuges and nature park visitor centers.

Adventure Links Sports & Recreation - Palm Springs

Southern California Outdoor Wilderness
Four large national forest areas protest some of the best local outdoor recreation adventure areas that are a prime destination for camping, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing and wintersports.
Bernardino N.F. - Highest mountains in Southern California are home to several lakes and ski resorts.
Angeles N.F. - Over 650,000 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Los Padres N.F. - Includes coastal area, semi-desert and pine-timbered areas near Santa Barbara.
Cleveland N.F. - The popular scenic driving loop here is to follow Sunrise Highway (County Hwy-S1) up past Mount Laguna.

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    Datenite Guide - Palm Springs Metro Area
    Check out our big listing of local theater, nightclubs and concert tours.

    Special Event Calendar - Palm Springs Metro Area
    Listings of upcoming concerts and sporting events - buy tickets online.

    MainTour Shopping Guide - Palm Springs Metro Area
    Directory of local shop malls, galleries, collectibles and antique shops for this area.

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More Palm Springs Vacation Links
Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism -
City of Palm Springs - City Gov't
The Desert Sun - Local News
Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce - Business Links
Palm Springs Convention Center - Expos

    MainTour Business Guide - Palm Springs Metro Area
    Weblinks to major local businesses, local employment directories, realtors and home improvement services.

    MainTour Community Services Guide - Palm Springs Metro Area
    Party planners, wedding services, churches, schools, city offices, civic organizations and youth sports and scouting groups. Major media weblinks - local television, radio and newspaper.

    MainTour Street Talk - Palm Springs Metro Area
    News and articles on local political action campaigns. Voice your opinion on key issues.

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