Palm Springs, the beautiful desert city of California, has always been known as the host of the annual Coachella Music Festival. This star-studded event is usually frequented by young Hollywood celebrities who want to let their hair down and enjoy a few days' of fun and music, as well as other young millennials who don't want to miss out on the lots of parties they could join in.
But Palm Springs is more than Coachella. There are actually lots of other equally fun activities to enjoy in this West Coast city. If you want to break away from the hype for a while, get to know some of the best activities you can do in Palm Springs instead of wearing flower crowns.
Experience the world's largest rotating tramcar. Vacation Idea reported that At Palm Springs Tramway, you can go for a 10-minute long, 2.5-mile trip that would give you stunning views of the whole Coachella Valley. That is, if you're not afraid of heights, of course. For an extra treat, try taking the tramcar's first trip of the day which starts at 5 a.m. to witness one of the most beautiful sunrises in your life.
Visit the Joshua Tree National Park. A Joshua Tree experience is always a must whenever you visit the Palm Springs. It's one of the most beautiful national parks in the world and is the only place where you can find Joshua Trees, according to CNN. Outdoor buffs would surely love to explore or go hiking in the whole place, and you can even bring picnic lunches as long as you clean up and throw your trash properly afterward.
Dine At Rio Azul. If you want to look for an excellent place to eat after a day of exploring, head to Rio Azul to get authentic, homemade Mexican cuisine. All the dishes offered on the menu are secret family recipes of Chef Ernesto Gastelum brought in from Mexico itself, so you know everything is legit. The atmosphere of the restaurant is homey and relaxing, best for sharing a meal with friends.