One of the most famous sights of not only Palm Springs but all of Southern California (and a sign that you’re getting close to the city if you’re driving from the I-10) is the plethora of hillsides covered in sleek white windmills. Seeing the Palm Springs windmills is an important part of the quintessential Palm Springs experience, and there several different tour service providers that can take you there. Read on below to learn more about windmill tours in Palm Springs, CA!
In Palm Springs, there are a variety of tour guide services that will take you past our city’s beloved windmills.
Windfarm Tours takes visitors on a scenic journey through the windmill-blanketed mountainsides of Coachella Valley, incorporating an entertaining and informative narration on how these impressive Palm Springs windmills are built, how they work, and why they work. You and your guest will also learn about the history of the wind energy industry, in addition to seeing how operating wind turbine generators began as small first-generation equipment and ended up as fourth-generation technology that towers at an awe-inspiring twenty stories high. The tour also includes tips on how to be an ecologically responsible citizen.
Windfarm Tours offers three daily tours at 9:00am, 11:30am, and 2:00pm. Prices range from $10.00 for children ages twelve years and under to $40.00 for adults. Windfarm Tours is located at 471 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262. You can also reach Windfarm Tours by phone at (760) 320-1365 or by email at [email protected]
Palm Springs Windmill Tours, which is the only local windmill tour endorsed by the Desert Wind Energy Association, is actually the only windmill tour provider that takes you behind the gates and into the windmill farm, where you can see working windmills in action, historical exhibits of past windmill machinery, and a photographic chronicling of the evolution of wind energy in Coachella Valley.
Daily tours given by Palm Springs Windmill Tours depart at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and sometimes 3:00pm. The tours last one and a half to two hours and cost between $24.00 for children ages eight to eighteen years and $49.00 for adults, with discounts available for seniors and military members. Children ages seven years and under are admitted for free. You’ll find Palm Springs Windmill Tours at 62950 20th Ave., Palm Springs, CA 92262. The company is also available by phone at (800) 531-5834 and by email at [email protected]
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