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Palm Springs Visitor Center

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Address: 2901 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: +1 760-778-8418
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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stop in on your way into town

you pass it on the way into town. good place to get a bunch of brochures and to see all that palm springs has to offer.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
New Jersey
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laconia, nh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would say that the only benefit of a visit here is perhaps coming away with a helpful map, and the use of a restroom. Nothing special.

Thank jwredlabel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gentlemen who work here know their Palm Springs, a miracle of friendly service. If you don't you have any own ideas of what you want to see, leave it to the professionals behind the counter.

Thank Phayao13
Fort Wayne, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Probably one of the worst visitor centers I have ever stopped at. Nothing to offer other than things to purchase that say Palm Springs on them. Used the restrooms and took some photos outside- but that was the extent of it.

Thank Jill B
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly, helpful staff who know everything about the local area. They gave us very useful advice and some maps of the surrounding area. Well worth a visit.

Thank EricEssex2014
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you pass it on the way into town. good place to get a bunch of brochures and to see all that palm springs has to offer.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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381 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here briefly to pick up a historic home map ($5.45). The guy had lots of great recommendations for other things to do. Definitely a worthwhile stop (cool building is a bonus).

Thank Robert R
Riverside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Several of the bins with local info were empty and the place is clearly set up as a money-maker. The staff was friendly and did answer questions, but that seemed secondary to the "shop" aspect of this place.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Orange County, California
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

When I came to PS looking to find a tennis court, that is the first place I went to, and they were very helpful in directing me to Ruth Hardy Park. The people who work there are very knowledgable about PS and can suggest several things to see and do that you may have never thought of. If you're new... More 

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Haverhill, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I don't give 5's too often, but for what it is, it is great. They have Palm Springs tourist stuff and the staff is very helpful.

Thank Haverhill_MAKenMac
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Lots of useful information. You can't think of everything in advance and these visitor centres are excellent for giving info, maps and ideas. We have visited a few visitors centres and have found them all to be excellent

Thank Martin G

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