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Finding the Best Airbnb Palm Springs (And What to Do in Palm Springs)

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Palm Springs Fun in the Sun

If you love culture, food, and fun, Palm Springs is the perfect cocktail for you! There is something for everyone and every budget, but if you’ve never been to the area, it can be challenging to figure out what Airbnb Palm Springs to stay at and what to do!

Ready to book Palm Springs!

If you’re ready to book a trip to Palm Springs, or if you’re just daydreaming, this comprehensive article is a must-read!

Airbnb Palm Springs: Top 5 List

If you’re looking for a Palm Springs Airbnb, skip the Palm Springs rental agencies and look here instead! We’ve considered five factors and found the best options for your trip. If you’ve never stayed at an Airbnb, check out this article for our etiquette guide for newbie guests!

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Best Budget Option

If you’d rather spend your vacation budget on activities than lodging, this Fab Mid-Century has gorgeous mountain views, a pool, and is walking distance to fabulous restaurants and stores!

Most Insta-Worthy

If you want to make everyone jealous, Leisureland is your perfect match. The colors, decor, and pool are just waiting for you to throw a psychedelic party. Yeah, baby!

Most Family Friendly

If you’re traveling with little ones, Love… and Mischief will be the perfect fit for your family. They offer kiddie essentials like a high-chair, travel crib, books, and toys!

Most Dog Friendly

If you’re traveling with a dog, the Desert Boho Bungalow is an excellent choice for you both! Plus, the backyard space will be perfect when nature calls.

Most Luxurious

Vacation in old Hollywood luxury at the six-bedroom Harold Lloyd Estate. You’ll be in the heart of downtown, but you’ll never know it by the grounds surrounding the estate!

Things to Do in Palm Springs: Top 5 List

Now that you know where to stay, what should you do when you get there? There is truly something for everyone in Palm Springs, but this is our top five favorite things about this fantastic city.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway:

Even if you’re not a big hiker, the aerial tramway is a must-see in Palm Springs. The tram slowly rotates as you ascend 8,516 feet, and the views from the top can’t be missed.

See the live TramCam here.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens:

If you’re traveling with kids or just love animals, this zoo should make your list of things to do!
Palm Springs Art Museum: Take a break from the heat and explore the museum to see gorgeous pieces from local and other artists from around the world.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Take a break from the heat and explore the museum to see gorgeous pieces from local and other artists from around the world.

Agua Caliente Palm Springs:

If you like casinos or are looking for an Palm Springs spa experience, the Agua Caliente Palm Springs, truly has it all. They have three locations in Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City.

They offer an exciting casino, relaxing spa, mouth watering steak house and a delectable buffet.


This Palm Springs street fair is a great way to see art, try the food, and shop till you drop! There are local vendors selling everything from clothing and jewelry to honey and fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables. There are food trucks and vendors from end to end with the smells of hot buttered popcorn and kettle corn in the air. The fair takes place every Thursday night in down town Palm Springs. You won’t want to miss it – plus, it’s dog friendly

Where to Start

The best place to start is what time of year you want to travel. Palm Springs is in the desert, and temperatures can be extreme during certain times. Also, check for events like the film festival, which could jump up Airbnb Palm Springs  costs.

Once you know WHEN you’ll be traveling, figure out what sort of things you want to do and how close you want to be to restaurants and stores. There are tons of options in Palm Springs in a variety of prices and areas, so find your perfect fit!

Would you like a guide?

If you think you might like a wonderful Palm Springs tour or tour guide, I think that is an amazing idea too. It’s a really good way to get a lay of the land, and see all there is to see, in a short time frame.

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