2023 Local Host City: Palm Springs

Palm Springs welcome sign


Once a glamours retreat for Hollywood's elite, Palm Springs is a vibrant destination year-round, with world-class golf, internationally-renowned festivals and awe-inspiring natural landscapes.

Surrounded by four picturesque mountain ranges and long sought-after by travelers for its inspiring scenery and sense of adventure, Greater Palm Springs is Southern California’s most storied resort oasis. You will find countless things to do, from exploring the wildlife at The Living Desert and hopping about the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

There is no shortage of ways to explore the diverse natural beauty that is Greater Palm Springs.  Some adventure by jeep, others by hot air balloon, and there are those who prefer horseback or bicycle. Some prefer hiking. Greater Palm Springs offers more than 100 trails to choose from. Step-by-step using your own two feet, hiking allows you to mix fitness with up-close discoveries of the most beautiful areas of the oasis.

Palm Springs welcome sign

Palm Springs visitor center with modern architectural design

Paved bridge trail in the City of Palm Springs

Iconic statue of Marilyn Monroe in her famous white dress

Canyon view of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram in transit

A woman posing for a picture while riding a horse