$150 (2.5 hrs)
Experience Palm Springs with retro pop culture humorist and Addicted to Americana author, 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 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
All Bus Tours will depart across from Palm Springs Art Museum on N. Museum Drive at Museum Way.
Ample public parking is available in the adjacent parking structure.
Please check-in 30 minutes prior to your tour at the bus tour kiosk near the park..
You must exchange your ticket for a Boarding Pass.
This tour is for ages 12 and older.
This tour is EXTERIOR VIEWS ONLY.
Seating: Tickets are for upper deck only.
Wheelchair accessible for lower deck only.
Prohibited: Alcoholic beverages, smoking, vaping, food, glass containers, and pets.
The organizer of this tour is Modernism Week.
Event Check-in Location
101 Museum Drive at Museum Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Photo Credits: Charles Phoenix
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