Palm Springs is the perfect vacation destination for those who want to experience the best of Southern California’s warm and sunny desert, as well as a unique city with intriguing architecture and a strong link to the past. When you’re here in this gorgeous desert oasis, the last thing you want to worry about is stressing out over how to get around. With this in mind, we’ve put together a brief Palm Springs transportation guide on the best ways to get around Palm Springs. Read on below to learn more!
Handy Tips for Transportation in Palm Springs, CA
Palm Springs enjoys a conveniently central location in Southern California’s inland territory, just a two-hour drive from both San Diego and Los Angeles and under two hours from Newport Beach, Anaheim, San Bernardino, and Riverside. You can drive to Palm Springs from just about anywhere in North America, as long as you find your way to the I-10.
Additionally, Palm Springs is easily accessible by air through the Palm Springs International Airport, with as many as eighteen cities and ten top airlines flying into Palm Springs.
In the city, visitors have a wide range of options for travel. Palm Springs is incredibly pedestrian-friendly, in addition to hosting a shuttle service and a number of bike rental shops. Walking, biking, and taking the transit system work well, especially if you and your guests are planning on staying in the immediate Palm Springs area and not venturing out too much.
However, if you want to see more than just the downtown Palm Springs area, such Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and other incredible cities and towns in Coachella Valley, you may want to rent a car, take taxis, or use a rideshare service like Uber or Lyft, since the Palm Springs transportation system doesn’t quite reach all of the tourist destinations you and your guests may be interested in, such as Indian Canyons, El Paseo, the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Joshua Tree National Park, and more.
You can also take the transit system and then ride a bike or take a taxi or rideshare out to most attractions you might be interested in.
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