When it comes to making the most out of your Palm Springs experience, it’s oftentimes helpful to enlist a tour guide to show you the area. That way, you can get a sense of what attractions you want to visit while learning more about Palm Springs and its dynamic history. The Essential Palm Springs Tour is one of the many fantastic tours available that exposes visitors to Palm Springs’ standout landmarks. Read on below to learn more about this tour of Palm Springs!
The Essential Palm Springs Tour is a comprehensive tour given by Palm Springs Mod Squad’s passionate modernist guide, Kurt Cyr. During this guided tour of Palm Springs, visitors can observe the exteriors of Palm Springs’ famous midcentury architecture—one of the most extraordinary gatherings of modernist architecture in the world.
Throughout the duration of the tour, your guide will hone in on six of the most famous architects that contributed to the development of Palm Springs, including Donald Wexler, Hugh Kaptur, William Cody, E. Stewart Williams, Albert Frey, and William Krisel. These architects also made their home in Palm Springs, thoroughly invested in the future potential of Palm Springs. The tour also delves into how these architects went on to influence a number of notable modern architects that still practice Southern California Modernism in their work today.
While this particular tour of Palm Springs does not take visitors through any famous midcentury home interiors, it’s a wonderful way to get your bearings on Palm Springs’ most beautiful modernist architecture. For a mere $65.00 per person, you and your guests can go on an hour and a half-long Palm Springs modern architecture tour and see some of the many highlights of Palm Springs, allowing you to easily fit this tour into even the busiest of vacation itineraries.
Like all tours provided through Palm Springs Mod Squad, the Essential Palm Springs Tour departs from its base at Saguaro Hotel on East Palm Canyon Drive, near where Sunrise Way and the 111B intersect. Tours are designed to be intimate, allowing a maximum of five people per tour.
Other tours through Palm Springs Mod Squad include interior tours, drink tastings, historic Hollywood homes, and more.
Contact our team of reservation specialists today to learn more about the Essential Palm Springs Tour and other intriguing activities and attractions you can enjoy in the area when you reserve your lodgings in one of our magnificent pet-friendly vacation rentals!
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