Shopping for Essentials in Palm Springs?
Palm Springs is where locals and tourists alike can come to relax by the pool, soak up the scenery, explore, and best of all -- shop. However, with so many souvenir shops scattered around, pinpointing a store that offers good-quality and fabulous items may prove to be more difﬁ cult than you planned for! Lucky for you, we put together a list of top ﬁve awesome shopping venues to visit while you’re in Palm Springs.
This modern souvenir shop boasts of high-quality apparel, headwear, home accessories and stylish trinkets. What we love about this place is that they give back to the community, often partnering with local charities, organizations, and events. It’s a great store to swing by if you want to be in-the-know about local happenings. Customers ﬁ nd themselves drawn to the strangely amazing selection of the items available (ahem, the swimsuits!), leaving with custom-crafted souvenirs and smiles all around.
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Mountain Station
The Mountain Station is located 8500 feet high, starting at Chino Canyon and ending at Long Valley and Mount San Jacinto State Park. For the adventurers out there, you can choose a scenic hike up to the station. But if you’re traveling with young children or elderly family members, the aerial tram ride is both pleasant and breath-taking. Check out the incredible views, be sure to visit their funky gift shop, and be absolutely wowed by the Palm Spring branded apparel, tramway-designed momentos and other useful traveling accessories!
The Shops on El Paseo
Dubbed as “The Rodeo Drive of the Desert”, you can ﬁnd these high-end, luxury shops at the center of Coachella Valley in Palm Desert, located approximately 15 miles from Palm Springs. Be ahead of the fashion curve this season and bring out your inner “Pretty Woman” by shopping fabulous accessories, apparel, and shoes at Gucci, Burberry, Stuart Weitzman and many other world-renowned stores.
College of the Desert Street Fair
This phenomenal street fair is held in Palm Desert every weekend, featuring high-end, hand-crafted items from local vendors. Among a sea of products, easily ﬁ nd quirky gadgets, bedazzled apparel to even handmade sculptures! This ﬂea market is an all-around popular and entertaining venue for everyone looking for a good time. It’s also nice that all proceeds are paid for by vendors and go towards college scholarships. So there you have it. Take this list with you on your Palm Springs outing, kick back, and have an amazing trip!