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Charles Phoenix Super Duper Double Decker Bus Tour

Experience midcentury architectural treasures of Palm Springs with retro pop culture humorist and author, Charles Phoenix, as he leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus.

$150 (2.5 hrs)

Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Bus), Tour (Exterior)


Fasten your seat belts for a ride through Palm Springs with humorist and lifestyle aficionado Charles Phoenix. With his unbridled enthusiasm and keen expertise, Charles leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus highlighting exterior views of spectacular midcentury modern estates and homes, commercial and civic buildings, retro neighborhoods and other treasures that have made Palm Springs world famous.

Charles entertains you and shares the glories and stories of legendary landmark homes and hotels in all the historic neighborhoods, including Vista Las Palmas, Movie Colony, Twin Palms and more. Marvel at Elvis’ “House of Tomorrow” hideaway and the famed “Twin Palms” estate of Frank Sinatra. He also dishes on his favorite local restaurants, resorts, bars, boutiques, and other not to be missed local attractions in Palm Springs.

Charles Phoenix is an entertainer, author, tour guide, and food crafter. His live retro slide show performances, “field trip” tours, “test kitchen” creations, coffee table books and social media celebrate classic and kitschy American life and style, past and present.


Things to Know
Bus tours depart promptly.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to tour departure time to exchange your ticket for a boarding pass.
Boarding is 10 minutes before departure. If you have not checked in, your seat may be sold to a stand-by guest.
Late comers cannot be accommodated.
Seating: Tickets are for upper deck only.
Hats and sunscreen are highly recommended for sun exposure.
Wheelchair accessible for lower deck only.
Prohibited: Alcoholic beverages, smoking, vaping, food, glass containers, and pets.
Comfort Stop: Yes.
This tour is for all ages.
Free parking is available on the street and at nearby public parking garages.The organizer of this event is Modernism Week

Event Check-in Location
Hyatt Palm Springs, 285 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Photo Credits: Charles Phoenix


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