Palm Springs hotels for Christmas

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Palm Springs Does Christmas in Big, California Style

Christmas in Palm Springs is so special that it spawned a 2014 movie by the same name. And with good reason—home to the United States' largest private, residential display of Christmas lights, plus a twenty-mile-long Christmas Parade, in December, this California desert oasis surprisingly glows with festive enticements of all kinds. Palm Springs hotels for Christmas therefore tend to book up early; be sure to reserve yours in advance.

Where to Dine for Christmas in Palm Springs

To get the culinary lay of the land, head out on the so-called Inn Walk, a self-guided tour that passes by bars and historic inns, all of which are decorated in holiday finery. If you're in town early on in the season, check out the International Tamale Festival at the beginning of December. Closer to the big day, here are some great options to check out after looking at Palm Springs hotels for Christmas:

Best Places to Stay for Christmas in Palm Springs

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $214
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Racquet Club West, Palm Springs, California, United States
from $205
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $129
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4.7
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Best Holiday Attractions in Palm Springs

Palm Springs attractions during the holiday season include world-famous residential light displays and Santa "flying in" via vintage plane at the Palm Springs Air Museum to distribute goodie bags to children under 12. When you and your family stay in Palm Springs vacation rentals for Christmas, also consider stopping by with an unwrapped toy to the contribute to the city's Well in the Desert toy drive. Here are some other sights and activities you might enjoy:

Recommended Accommodations for Christmas in Palm Springs

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $91
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4.6
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $114
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4.7
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $219
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5.0
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Things to Do With Your Family During Christmas Vacation in Palm Springs

No matter which Palm Springs hotels for Christmas you wind up booking, be sure to attend the Festival of Lights Parade. Twenty miles of lights and marching bands, plus appearances from Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be sure to get you into the holiday spirit. Here are some other great activities to check out while you're in town:

Top Offers for Christmas in Palm Springs

House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $143
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $57
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, United States
from $57
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5.0
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The Weather in Palm Springs

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Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. August is the warmest month of the year in Palm Springs with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 107°. December is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 46°. The wettest month is December with 4 rainy days on average. On the contrary, there is an average of only 0 rainy days in June, which is the driest month.

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