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Palm Springs has built up a reputable image thanks to its year-round sunshine, gorgeous scenery, and palm tree lined streets. Sitting at the base of the Mount San Jacinto Mountains, visitors and residents can experience a little bit of everything in this magnificent community.

You will quickly learn there is entertainment and activities for all ages. Because of the year-round sunny skies, people can take advantage of outdoor activities at any time of the year. If you are looking to settle down in Palm Springs, there never has been a better time to buy. And if you are looking for an unforgettable vacation, there are over 130 hotels and resorts to choose from.

This area stretches out over 96 square miles while presenting breathtaking views, a rich and diverse culture, and something for everyone of all ages to partake in. Whether it is nature, art, golf or swimming that you enjoy, you are bound to have a good time upon arriving in Palm Springs.

Although some may think it is an expensive way of living, you will be happy to know there is a plethora of ways to have fun without spending a penny in the city. First and foremost, you have to get outside and explore. Take a bike ride or hike up some of the tallest mountain ranges to see Southern California’s most spectacular scenery. There are trails for people of all levels of experience to enjoy.

Next, visit Villagefest of Village Gallery Walk. Villlagefest turns Palm Canyon Drive into an old fashioned street fair. You will have fun with musicians, food, arts and crafts vendors spread all throughout the street. As for Village Gallery Walk, you can easily spend an entire afternoon looking at fine art, sculptures and boutiques on Palm Canyon Drive.

Within the various parks and bars you will find continually changing special events that you can stop in for live music and jam sessions. Some of the places to check out include Peabody’s Coffee Bar, The Blue Guitar, Blue Coyote Grill and St. James at the Vineyard. If you want to experience Hollywood and glamour, Palm Springs does have its own “Walk of Stars.” While walking down the street of Palm Canyon Drive in downtown you will notice a plethora of different stars on the sidewalks that makes for a fun and entertaining experience.

You can always catch a concert at the City of Palm Springs Recreation Division, which features a Fall Concert Series often. In addition, there are many free activities here throughout the year to sit out in the sun and have a good time. You can bring a picnic and lounge around underneath the evening stars. If you are a fan of animals, the Big Morongo Wildlife Reserve and Covington Park is a wildlife sanctuary worth checking out. There are hiking trails you can explore at any time of the day with the ability to bring a picnic as well.

There are a number of family events and activities you and the kids can have fun with. At Boomers Family Entertainment you will find three separate 18-hole miniature golf courses, batting cages, go-karts, laser tag, bumper boats and much more. This is open year-round daily allowing you to get out there when you can.

Desert Adventures is another fun option for families to choose from. With this you can hop on a red Jeep and explore the San Andreas Fault, which is one of the natural wonders of the world. This tour will take you through steep canyons while riding through rough terrain created by the Fault.

Finally, there is a nightlife like none other to experience in Palm Springs. If you enjoy getting out on the town, having fun with friends or meeting new people, there are a number of different bars and clubs to party the night away. Some of the places worth checking out include the Village Pub, Derby Lounge, Elbo Room and Zeldaz Dance Club and Beach Club.

There is no denying the fact that Palm Springs has been growing in population thanks to the vast amount of activities, events and facilities to enjoy. There are around 50,000 residents right now and the number is constantly increasing. It has been found that there are around 50 new residents each day and there are no signs of this slowing down anytime soon.

The great thing about this area even with the constant rise in population is that property and Palm Springs real estate is affordable. It is possible to find a nice home for around $300,000. This is a price that is unheard of nearby and you still get to take advantage of the countless amenities and spectacular scenery and weather.

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