Dec 26, 2021
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Five Reasons to Visit Palm Springs by a Magazine Editor
Andrew is a Londoner living and working in Venice Beach, CA, andhis dreamy Instagram
is testament to his love of travel. As content chief for a magazine all about Californian culture and style, he’s our go-to guy for the Golden State, and beyond. If you’re planning a visit to Palm Springs, this is your guide.
Part of our Five Reasons series, here you’ll find the most local of tips – from unique hotels to small businesses and secret spots (we trust you to keep these on the DL). Because, we firmly believe there’s no better way to get to know a place than when guided by someone who knows it best.
Read on for Andrew’s favorite places to eat, drink, stay, and shop in Palm Springs, California.
Venice Beach, California
Content chief atC Magazine
Five reasons to visit Palm Springs, California
Start your day with brunch atCheeky’s
. Clock off with sundowners by the pool atThe Ace
. Book in for dinner atWorkshop
. And, go for a dance until late atToucans
I’m torn, because I love how chicTwo Bunch Palms
is with its stone pool, but it might as well be in Tulum. There are more idiosyncratic options from a design standpoint, includingDive Palm Springs
, which are all botanical wallpapers and wicker chairs.
is a thrift store where you can pick up salad bowls, paintings, and retro T-shirts. I’m not really buying ‘new’ unless I really need to at the moment.
The thing to do
Take thecable car
to the top of the mountain, where you have great views of the Coachella Valley. At the right time of year, you can hike in the snow in the morning and swim in a pool in the afternoon.
This is cheating, butThe Parker Hotel
is an institution. There is nowhere better to absorb the culture of Palm Springs as a tourist destination than here, in the early evening.
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