Why you should go to Palm Springs !

The sun always shines in Palm Springs, a Colorado Desert oasis about a 100 miles (185 km) southeast of Los Angeles. Well, more than 350 days a year anyway. It's famous for summer pool parties, winter cocktails on the patio, golfing, hiking, biking and glitterati. Around here you''ll find streets named after late local residents - Gene Autry Trail, Jack Benny Road, Dinah Shore Drive, Bob Hope Drive and Bing Crosby Drive. For a while there, Palm Springs came across as a somewhat faded beauty overshadowed by the string of glitzy cities down the Coachella Valley, but of late Palm Springs is where things are happening again with a new design district, new hotels and restaurants and Leonardo DiCaprio the new owner of Dinah Shore's estate.

A longtime playground and hideaway for Hollywood celebrities and high on the list of LGBTQ-welcoming communities, Palm Springs boasts one of the highest percentages of same-sex households in the US - 7.2 percent compared to a national average of 1 percent. The city, whose mayors have included Charles Farrell, the silent screen actor, and Sonny Bono, routinely elects gay mayors and council members.

The city caters to LGBTQ tourists and has a goodly selection of men-only/women-only resorts. It hosts a number of Pride events, including the Pride Celebration in early November with a golf tournament, a concert commemorating Stonewall and the Broadway in Drag Pageant. The Dinah is legendary among lesbian parties.

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beautiful climate, landmark of mid century design, very gay friendly

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This is my favorite vacation place. I have been going there for over 15 years staying at various resorts. Love the different places to eat and drink. Always meet people from all over the country as well as all over the world.

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It's very clean, fresh, and peaceful.

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Every night is very fun, it can be Monday or any day of the week. The LGBTI Community is welcome everywhere.

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