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Random Facts About Palm Springs
Palm Springs is full of unusual attractions. The Volkswagen Spider Sculpture, for instance, is an elevated Beetle car with giant metal spider legs. It stands in a private compound that was once an auto repair shop. It was created by local artist Robert Miner, who once ran Hole in the Wall Welding Shop.
Visitors who want to enjoy the outdoors will enjoy Palm Springs’ proximity to mountains and canyons. There are also plenty of opportunities for rock climbing and horseback riding. There are also several golf courses, tennis courts, and swimming pools in the area. Those looking for a relaxing day out can even hit up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which has the largest rotating tramcar in the world.
During the 1930s, Hollywood stars flocked to Palm Springs for the desert air and privacy. Because the country was more conservative then, Hollywood stars were constantly under surveillance. The revelation of an extramarital affair, or a homosexual relationship, could put them in the rags. As a result, gossip columnists held incredible power with millions of readers. Palm Springs offered the perfect sanctuary from this relentlessly penetrating world.
For art lovers, there are plenty of opportunities to see sculptures and paintings. The Cahuilla Museum of Art has two main exhibits focused on Cahuilla history and culture. Visitors can also visit the museum’s online exhibits, and subscribe to its Spirit newsletter to stay updated on cultural events.