Yelp’s Guide to Palm Springs!

The Saguaro
The Saguaro Hotel

Pack your bags! Temperatures are decreasing in Palm Springs. Beautiful weather, breathtaking views, and a plethora of gorgeous hotels make this desert oasis the perfect fall getaway. Keep reading for the top 50 things to do, eat, and see in Palm Springs!

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The Westcott Palm Springs

There’s no shortage of unique boutique hotels in Palm Springs! If you’re looking for the perfect stay, check out some of these local gems.

Palm Springs Rendezvous

Hotel California

Orbit In

Little Paradise Hotel

The Westcott Palm Springs

Restaurants – $$$+

The Palm Springs restaurant scene has made quite a splash in recent years. With so many incredible dining options, we’ve broken down the highest ranked* eateries for each price point.

Miro’s Restaurant

Miro’s Restaurant


Le Vallauris


Spencer’s Restaurant

Restaurants – $$

Felipe’s / Picture by Michelle I

Chef Tanya’s Kitchen


Brown’s BBQ and Soul Food

La Bonita’s

Elmer’s Restaurant

Restaurants – $

Teriyaki Yogi / Photo by Kent D

The Sandwich Spot

Fruit Wonders

Teriyaki Yogi

Loco Charlie’s Mexican Grill

El Salvador Cafe


Seymour’s / Picture by Antonio A

Whether you prefer to de-stress with a dry martini, a tiki-themed cocktail, a beer straight from the tap, or all three; The nightlife in Palm Springs has got you covered!

Counter Reformation

The Reef Palm Springs



Shanghai Reds Bar & Grill


Palm Springs Air Museum / Picture by: Isobel L

Take a break from cocktails by the pool to explore the desert. From thrilling escape rooms, to a museum filled with airplanes; You’ll find adventure around every corner!

Escape Room Palm Springs

BIKE Palm Springs Rentals

Carnival Cabaret

Social Cycle

Palm Springs Air Museum


On the Mark Fine Foods and Provisions

Palm Springs has a ton of locally owned shops where you can find your perfect pool attire or every item imaginable to craft the ultimate charcuterie board. Seek comfort from 100 degree temps at one of these spots!

On The Mark Fine Foods and Provisions


Canyon Beachwear

Wil Stiles

Wabi Sabi Japan Living


Great Shakes / Photo by: Celine L

Ready for dessert? There’s no shortage of delicious, locally made sweets in this city. If you’re craving a cold ice cream treat to combat the desert heat, check out some of these local spots.

Brandini Toffee

Great Shakes


Gelato Granucci

Over the Rainbow Cupcakes and Desserts

Coffee Shops & Bakeries

Townie Bagels Bakery Cafe / Picture by: M M

Whether you’re looking to start your day off on the right foot or simply in need of an afternoon pick-me-up; Great coffee and delicious baked goods are just one of the perks of your trip!

Carousel Bakery

4 Paws Coffee Co.

L’Atelier Cafe

Townie Bagels Bakery Cafe

Gré Coffeehouse & Art Gallery


Power Yoga Palm Springs

Stay active and balance out those vacation indulgences with these top five fitness activities in Palm Springs!

Ecore Fitness

Big Mike’s Boot Camp – Palm Springs

Pilates Plus

Power Yoga Palm Springs

Desert Rocks Indoor Climbing Gym

*Methodology: This is an all-time list of the best places to visit in Palm Springs according to Yelp. We identified businesses in each category, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews.

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