The desert city of Palm Springs is located in the southwestern part of California in Riverside County. Palm Springs is sunny, hot and dry throughout the year with summer temperatures in the 100’s and winter temperatures in the 70’s. Palm Springs is surrounded by Desert Hot Springs and Morongo Valley on the north; Cathedral City and Thousand Palms on the east; Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert on the southeast; Santa Rosa Mountains on the south; Mountain San Jacinto State Park on the west and White Water on the northwest. Major roads serving Palm Springs include: Interstate 10, California State Route 111 (Gene Autry Trail), Palm Canyon Drive, Ramon Road and Sunrise Way.
Palm Springs Regional Airport (PSP) is located around fourteen minutes away from downtown Palm Springs by car. Airline carriers found in the Palm Springs Regional Airport include: Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and WestJet.
Ontario International Airport (ONT) is located around one hour and fifteen minutes away from downtown Palm Springs by car. Some of the airline carriers found in the Ontario International Airport are Aeroméxico, Alaska Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Great Lakes Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and US Airways.
For theater and entertainment in Palm Springs visit any of the following places: Camelot Theatre, Palm Canyon Theatre, Annenberg Theatre at the Palm Springs Art Museum and McCallum Theatre. Camelot Theatre is a three-screen movie house and entertainment complex that runs art film, independent film and foreign film and is home to the Camelot Cafe, CineBar and a lounge. Palm Canyon Theatre is a historic theater that offers many plays and musical year around. Annenberg Theatre at the Palm Springs Art Museum offers comedy, jazz, classical dance and many performances for people of all ages and tastes. McCallum Theatre hosts many performing arts and arts education programs.
Several companies in Palm Springs offer guided tours throughout the city, which offer information about Palm Springs’ past and present and interaction with the wilderness. Some of the companies that offer tours in Palm Springs include: Platinum Helicopters Inc., Covered Wagon Tours, Big Wheel Tours, Smoke Tree Stables, Windmill Tours and Celebrity Tours.
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tramcar offering a breathtaking view of the Chino Canyon. Balloon Above the Desert also offers a breathtaking view California’s polo fields, exotic orchards and vineyards.
Moorten's Botanical Garden is a living museum home of three thousand different flowers, cacti, and succulents. The Moorten’s Botanical Garden is also opened daily.
The Living Desert is a 1,200 acre botanical and wildlife part which features desert flora, picnic areas, hiking trails, desert animals, African wildlife, a gift shop and cafe.
For more beautiful nature scenes in Palm Springs also visit the Indian Canyons, Tahquitz Canyon and Coachella Valley Preserve.
People of all ages will enjoy a day at the Knott’s Soak City since it features sixteen acres of water rides and attractions. The Knott’s Soak City is home to the Rip Tide Reef wave pool, Tidal Wave Tower’s 7 story vertical chutes, Sunset River, Surf Rider Rapids, Sea Snake, Undertow, Kahuna’s Beach House and much more.
For a nice calm and peaceful stay in Palm Springs, there are many hotels that vary in price and tastes for everyone. Some of the hotels in Palm Springs, include: Century Palm Springs A Gay Resort, Courtyard by Marriott, Extended Stay America Palm Springs, Vista Mirage, Wyndham Hotel, Best Western Las Brisas, Colony Palms Hotel, Comfort Inn, Hilton Resort, Hyatt Regency Suites, Korakia Pensione, Marquis Villas Resort, Movie Colony Hotel, Palm Mountain Resort & Spa, Palm Springs Tennis Club, Spa Resort Casino, The Springs of Palm Springs, Viceroy, 7 Springs Inn & Suites, Americas Best Value Inn, Desert Vacation Villas, Palm Court Inn, Ramada Inn, Riviera Resort & Racquet Club, Shilo Inn, Tuscany Manor Resort, Le Parker Meridien, Oasis Resort, Plaza Resort & Spa, Azure Sky Resort, Best Western Inn at Palm Springs, Caliente Tropics Resort, Holiday Inn, Hotel California, Ingleside Inn, L'Horizon Bed & Breakfast Cottages, Palm Canyon Resort & Spa, Quality Inn, Tortuga Del Sol A Gay Resort, Travelodge, Triangle Inn Palm Springs A Gay Resort, Vagabond Inn Palm Springs and Villa Royale Inn.
Palm Springs has a variety of restaurants that will satisfy any taste bud at an affordable price. Some of the restaurants in Palm Springs include: Aldente Pasta, Alfredo`s Italian Gardens, Banducci`s Bit of Italy, Bit of Country, Blue Coyote Grill, Cactus Jack`s Café, Café 285, Café Mah-Valous, Cedar Creek Inn, Churchill`s English Fish, Davey`s Restaurant, Delhi Palace, Elmer`s Pancake and Steak House, Europa Restaurant, Flower Drum Restaurant, Fritzy`s, Garden Court Grille, Hamburger Hamlet, John`s Restaurant, Karla`s Restaurant, La Fonda Restaurant, La Provence, Las Casuelas Terraza, Le Peep Grill, Le Vallauris, Leon`s Bar and Grill, Livreri`s Italian Restaurant, Melvyn`s Restaurant, Miro`s Restaurant, Native Foods, Nicolino`s Italian Kitchen, Rainbow Cactus Café, Riccio`s, Rick`s Restaurant and Bakery, Rock Garden Café, Samurai II, Sorrentino`s Sea Food House, St. James at the Vineyard, Taqueria Grill, Thai Smile, Tony Romas, Tony`s Pasta Mia, Trilussa Trattoria, Tyler`s Burgers, Village Pub and Wilson`s Coffee Shop.
We all know how important conservation is, now more then ever, Reduce, Reuse Recycle programs better known as Green or Greening are the responsibility of all people in all places. These are some of Palm Springs, California’s programs, in place to help in Environmental Development: Palm Springs organizes two electronic waste recycling events each year where residents can dispose of broken TVs, cell phones, computers, printers, Personal Assistant Devices and radios among others. Palm Springs also has a curbside recycling program which allows residents to recycle metals, mixed paper, glass, plastic, food scraps, yard waste; and medical and household waste upon request. Also Palm Springs provides several recycling facilities where residents can drop-off other household waste like paint, chemicals, Mercury, tires, batteries, household cleaners, syringes and much more. Palm Springs has a commitment to ensure green spaces are created and preserved. Palm Springs is concerned with its Urban Environment as well as the Global Environment, From low-flow toilets to conserving gas in our cars and homes, planting trees, shrubs and even a garden to supply some fruits and vegetables helps in taking small step towards Environmental Protection and Conservation, our precious natural recourses hang in the balance. Many cities have issues with the amount of water or the pollution of water, it is each cities responsibility to address these issues and find ways to develop Environmental friendly Energy such as Wind and Solar power, increase Water Energy and create Sustainable Energy for generations to come. Over the last Century we have managed to pollute our world to a point of all most no return. www.beemazed.com is committed to Environmental Development and will make as many green products and services available as an alternative for people that are concerned for our environment. Many companies are learning Green not only helps the Environment but is also a good business. The Green Economy and Emerging Green Industries if managed properly will have a great impact on the Ecology Environment and in turn assist in preserving our natural recourses. As a commitment to the our Environment and Environmental Projects www.beemazed.com will create a Simply Green link that will profile companies that provide Green Products and Services this link may be found on every page of www.beemazed.com website. In addition you may find stories from Individuals, Communities and Businesses that have innovative ways to assist in the greening and conservation of our Environment. www.beemazed.com will contribute 5% of sales from companies that place ads in the Simply Green section of the website. These donations will go directly to organizations that have proven to make a positive impact on the Environment. All donations will be listed in the Simply Green section of www.beemazed.com
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