- Posted By: June 28, 2019
The desert vistas of Palm Springs transport moviegoers to a sun-drenched oasis and our signature architecture towers in the minds of film buffs and matinee connoisseurs. Let’s roll back the years and go on location to see how our humble hometown has spun some of Hollywood’s greatest yarns…
- Posted By: October 03, 2018
By Lydia Kremer
Most of the world knows Palm Springs is a sublime Southern California desert oasis where towering majestic mountains and palm trees come together in dramatic fashion offering stunning vistas. But Palm Springs is steeped in a rich cultural heritage, too.
Its past history and current social life are inextricably woven which gives visitors much to celebrate!
- Posted By: October 01, 2018
By Lydia Kremer
The sun in Palm Springs is one of our most popular attractions. That’s because the sun smiles on Palm Springs 360 days a year!
When other cities are having rain, gloom, or frigid temps – you can count on Palm Springs’ warm sunny days for poolside lounging, hiking, biking, and all outdoor adventure including shopping, dining, and exploring.
- Posted By: July 30, 2018
The city’s LGBT beginnings originated when Hollywood movie stars came to the desert to escape the tabloids. Stars could drive to the desert without fear of photographers snapping away at their private lives. Since the 1920s, Palm Springs has been a playground for Hollywood, both straight and gay, and getting away to the desert was only a two-hour drive. It was only a matter of time before they would make their way to Palm Springs. With second homes already well-visited, it was natural for Hollywood’s stars and powerbrokers to settle down in the desert.
- Posted By: May 08, 2016
Palm Springs’ proximity to Los Angles means the desert is no stranger to actors, producers and Hollywood celebrities of all kinds. It’s also no surprise then that far from just using Palm Springs as a place to relax, Hollywood has looked at the region as a great location for movie-making.
I’ve picked out three films shot here in the desert, and alongside them, three things you can learn about Palm Springs from watching them.
- Posted By: November 03, 2015