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Palm Springs

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'''Palm Springs''' [] is a resort city in the [[US]] state of [[California]] . The city lies in the [[Desert (California)|desert]] region of [[Southern California]]. It became a destination during the 1950s and 1960s when Hollywood movie stars flocked there in droves. Nowadays, the area offers entertainment for all ages, although the most common demographics consists of retirees. Palm Springs offers a wealth of indoor and outdoor activities. Known for its hiking, mid-century modern architecture, stunning natural beauty and sparkling pools, Palm Springs has the perfect blend of outdoor activities and casual relaxation. Rain is scarce, so the weather is often very nice and dry.  Palm Springs has a high percentage of gay residents and is also a favorite for gay travelers , and also [[naturism|naturist]] communities.
Palm Springs has an arid climate. Summertime and autumn Summers are very hot!! Summer routinely sees daytime temperatures in the sunniest, hottest months out of the year100s F, sometimes up to 115 F. Summer nights are still hot with daytime temperatures climbing into dropping to the 80s or 90s and 100s F. Winter and spring are much coolermore enjoyable, with nighttime daytime temperatures around freezingin the 70s F and 80s F. Winter nights get much cooler but are still generally mild.
===By plane===
* '''Palm Springs International Airport''' ({{IATA|PSP}}), []. Located right in the heart of Palm Springs. Scheduled daily flight connections with major many cities, especially western US cities throughout the United States and Canada. Served The airport is served by Westjet and all major US airlines (except Southwest) either with nonstop flights or with connections. Palm Springs International Airport is also popular for general aviation and business jet travelers. Air taxi and aircraft charter companies such as '''Air Royale International''' [], '''Jetset Charter''' [] and '''Desert Jet''' [] provide private aircraft charter services from this airport.
* '''LA/Ontario International Airport''' [] in [[Ontario (California) | Ontario]], about 70 miles to the west of Palm Springs, has many more flight connections and is the next closest large commercial airport . This airport is served by Southwest Airlines.
===By train===
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