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Weekly overview Palm Springs

Weather Palm Springs 7 days

Tuesday 05-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 41°F / 75°F
Wednesday 06-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 46°F / 77°F
Thursday 07-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 39°F / 73°F
Friday 08-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 45°F / 66°F
Saturday 09-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 41°F / 66°F
Sunday 10-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 46°F / 75°F
Monday 11-12-2023 Overcast 50°F / 73°F
Tuesday 12-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 46°F / 72°F
Wednesday 13-12-2023 Partly cloudy 45°F / 70°F
Thursday 14-12-2023 Overcast 46°F / 70°F
Friday 15-12-2023 Sunny/Clear 46°F / 66°F
Saturday 16-12-2023 Partly cloudy 45°F / 64°F
Sunday 17-12-2023 Patchy rain possible 50°F / 57°F

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Palm Springs attractions and Travel Tips

Car Rental in Palm Springs

Palm Springs has long been synonymous with glamor and style. This always-fashionable vacation destination attracts visitors who want to explore the desert, play golf or just relax in the famous hot springs there. You can rent a car in Palm Springs to experience one of the coolest destinations in California for yourself. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, low cost car hire in Palm Springs will make your life easy.

Getting around Palm Springs

Wherever you're traveling, cheap car rentals in the United States put you in complete control of your vacation. Rental cars in Palm Springs allow you to experience the unique landscapes of the Coachella Valley. Remember, if you're looking for a real desert experience, the best car rental in Palm Springs for you will probably be a 4x4 vehicle. This will allow you to really explore the local wilderness parks, off-road style.

1. Can I go on a road trip from Palm Springs?
Los Angeles is just over 100 miles away and makes a great road trip destination. As you travel across the state of California, you'll see the landscape gradually change from the Palm Desert to the San Bernardino National Forest and beyond. Alternatively, you can head south until you reach San Diego. Cheap car rentals from San Diego Airport SAN are the best way of doing this trip in reverse.

2. When should I book my car?
For the cheapest car hire in Palm Springs, make sure to book in advance. HAPPYCAR offers you a powerful comparison tool, allowing you to consider different deals on car rentals in Palm Springs before you choose the one that's right for you. Compare prices, vehicles, and more, and get your vacation off to the best possible start.

3. Can I cancel if my plans change?
Palm Springs car rental can be booked in complete confidence due to our free cancellation policy. You can cancel without charge up to 48 hours before pick-up. With HAPPYCAR, you get a risk-free cheap car rental in Palm Springs every time.  

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What can I see in Palm Springs?

For the best views in town, swap your Palm Springs car rental for something that will take you a little higher up. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world's largest aerial tramway. It travels for over two and a half miles through jaw-dropping scenery, letting you experience the dazzling Chino Canyon as you climb to Mount San Jacinto. Want to make the trip more romantic? Check out the Ride 'n' Dine offers.

Stay out of the desert heat when you spend a couple of hours visiting the Palm Springs Art Museum. The most interesting exhibits here are focused on Native American and Mesoamerican art, showcasing the cultural history of the continent. Look out for performances in the museum's theater. Depending on the week, you might find live jazz, opera, cabaret, or dance. Get there easily with car hire from Palm Springs.

Planning to visit in the fall? Book well in advance if you want cheap car hire in Palm Springs. The famous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes place in neighboring Indio each October. This eclectic desert festival is worth a visit; if you don't want to commit to the whole thing, day passes are available. Just make sure to plan ahead to ensure you get the best car hire from Palm Springs.

Nature in Palm Springs

For some fresh air, head to Indian Canyons in your car rental from Palm Springs. You can hike or go horseback riding through the picturesque scenery here. The desert landscape just begs to be explored the old-fashioned way, so park your Palm Springs car hire and get moving.

A little further afield, the famous Joshua Tree National Park makes a great day trip destination. 40 miles away in your rental car from Palm Springs, this park is characterized by rugged rocks, cactus-studded landscapes, and the unique Joshua trees. Avoid it in the height of summer, when soaring temperatures can make it unpleasant and unsafe. Between autumn and spring, this is worth a trip.

What can kids do in Palm Springs?

For a photo that the kids will never forget, take your cheap car rental from Palm Springs to the Cabazon Dinosaurs, a roadside attraction with two enormous dinos rearing up out of the ground. A dinosaur exhibit makes this more than just a photo op – you could easily spend an hour or two here with the family.

Kids will also love exploring The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, which showcase some of the fabulous flora and fauna of the world's deserts. Over 400 animals live here, and interesting educational tours of the site are available.

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