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 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 features

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Palm Springs?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 6,447 vacation rentals near Palm Springs. From 3,906 houses to 521 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Palm Springs for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Palm Springs:

  • Little Tuscany: 656 vacation rentals
  • Sonora Sunrise: 409 vacation rentals
  • Uptown Design District: 696 vacation rentals
  • Sunmor: 181 vacation rentals
  • Tahquitz River Estates: 1,025 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Palm Springs?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Palm Springs. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ruth Hardy Park: 1,044 vacation rentals
  • Empire Polo Club: 4,476 vacation rentals
  • Hi-Desert Nature Museum: 511 vacation rentals
  • El Dorado Polo Club: 6,111 vacation rentals
  • Yucca Valley Community Park: 522 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Palm Springs?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 3,906 Houses in Palm Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Palm Springs include:

  • Villas: 521 rentals available
  • Flats: 2,043 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 154 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Palm Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5,728 vacation rentals with pool available in Palm Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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