Whether you're in the mood for excitement and adventure, or you want to rest and getaway from the hassles of your everyday life, you'll love everything that Palm Springs has to offer. Sometimes called Gay Palm Springs because of the sheer number of things the city has available, you'll want to start planning your trip after finding out more about the town.
Palm Springs History and Location
Originally established as a California resort town, Palm Springs quickly became one of the top places to see and be seen. Hollywood elite flocked to the city every year to stay in the luxurious spas and resorts. While Hollywood celebrities still visit, Palm Springs established itself as one of the top destinations for gay travelers in more recent years. You'll find gay Palm Springs resorts that cater specifically to gay vacationers, loads of activities and even some fun events. Located in the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs offers great views of the mountains and even more amazing views of the water. Depending on when you visit, you might spend your trip sunbathing on the beach, frolicking in the water, hiking through the mountains or visiting one of the hottest festivals or events that take place in the city every year.
What to Do
When planning a gay Palm Springs vacation, take a look at some of the top parties and other special events. The Gay & Lesbian Film Festival takes place every September and brings some of your favorite celebrities to the city. Come back in November for gay pride or in April for the famous white party. Lesbians head to Palm Springs in March and April for Dinah Shore events, and everyone loves visiting in June for Desert Romp. Desert Romp ranks as one of the largest and most exciting clothing optional parties in the world. There are also plenty of gay bars and nightclubs in Palm Springs, including Street Bar, Tool Shed and SpurLine. You'll also find gay resorts like the Desert Paradise Resort Hotel, All Worlds Resort and Escape Resort. Start planning the best and most ultimate gay Palm Springs vacation today.