The Perfête Travel Guide to Palm Springs, California

Brianna Kozlarek / Tuesday June 11, 2019

Ahhh, Palm Springs. An oasis in the desert. Nestled beside Coachella Valley and between the San Bernadino National Forest, Palm Desert, and Joshua Tree National Park, this California town is a favorite weekend destination. Only a quick drive from Los Angeles or a short flight into Palm Springs Regional Airport, this chic desert town is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. Once there, you immediately feel transported. It is totally peaceful.Is Instagram-worthy. Has luxurious amenities, gorgeous San Jacinto Mountain views, palm trees, and perfête weather.  It is known for midcentury modern architecture, colorful doors, and a happening food scene. There are so many reasons to visit. Let’s get into specifics, because that is what we are here for, right? Here is everything you need to know to plan an epic weekend at one of our favorite travel destinations.

Where to Stay:

  • The Parker Palm Springs

Orange Door | Jonathan Adler Decor | Terrace Dining at Norma’s

The Parker Palm Springs hotel is iconic. I am sure you have seen its infamous orange door on your Instagram feed. From its stunning design à la Jonathan Adler to the sprawling 13 acre resort property (complete with an adults only pool), you cannot go wrong at this luxurious spot.


  • Korakia Pensione

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Korakia Pensione is our go-to spot when we hit Palm Springs. It is modeled after Morocco and feels like a total escape. There are record players in every room. Pools lit by torches. Candles at night. Daily afternoon Moroccan tea time. The grounds are dreamy and the breakfast is on point. Plus, lots of Insta worthy backgrounds.


  • The Ace Hotel at Palm Springs