“Palm Springs, California, makes for a stellar late fall, winter, or early spring vacation destination, as the temperate desert climate is ideal for enjoying the outdoors on the hiking trail or golf course. Other things to do in the area include ascending the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, shopping at upscale boutiques, checking out local museums and botanical gardens, and dining at excellent restaurants, many of which offer outdoor dining with pretty patios.

The desert vacation spot also has a longtime connection with Hollywood. As early as the 1920s, the city served as a respite for celebrities. Actors and entertainers could escape the spotlight in Palm Springs, and over time, many purchased real estate in the area, including Sammy Davis Jr., Lucille Ball, Zsa Zsa Gabor, and Kirk Douglas.

From sprawling celebrity enclaves to exquisite mid-century modern homes to palatial Spanish-style estates, the greater Palm Springs area has oodles of luxurious vacation rentals to choose from. If you’re game for a splurge on your Palm Springs getaway, or you’re traveling with a brood and need a spacious multi-bedroom home base for exploring all the area has to offer, consider these luxurious vacation rentals in greater Palm Springs…”

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