Visit Palm Springs - Best of Palm Springs

Nestled in the deserts of California is this little city of Palm Springs. A popular destination for the splendid vacation, Palm Springs tourism offers great resorts, fun-filled activities and entertainment for all ages. Natural beauty is abundant and unique given the geography of the city, but the Palm Springs travel guide is bustling with other adventure activities like hiking, camping or a soothing stay at the classy resorts.

For the likes of it, Palm Springs is a pleasant getaway!

Palm Springs Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Palm Springs tips for your visit

Tips and Warnings:

  • When visiting Palm Springs, do take a one-day trip to Joshua National park on the north route 62. Camping there is also a fun activity.
  • Palm Springs is a LGBT friendly town and also has LGBT resorts and hotels.
  • Naturism is also fairly common in Palm Springs.

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Facts and Stats for Palm Springs*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palm Springs

    Know the pollution level of Palm Springs before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
  • Palm Springs: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Palm Springs for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palm Springs.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Palm Springs - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.35 (High)
    • Pollution Index 15.52 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17.4 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.8 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 82.41 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.01 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 87.99 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Palm Springs

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palm Springs

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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