Guided tour

Palm Springs: Legends and Icons Tour

Guided tour

Palm Springs: Legends and Icons Tour

Activity provider: Five Star Adventures Tours
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From US$ 125 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover the celebrity homes of the rich and famous on a tour of Palm Springs. Travel by Mercedes van to see more than 50 houses, including the former residences of Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Discover the homes of Hollywood stars from the seat of a small coach
  • Tour the private property of The Rat Pack Hideaway
  • Visit historic neighborhoods surrounding downtown Palm Springs
  • See Palm Springs talked about landmarks
  • Learn about the historic Indian Canyons
Full description

Enjoy a guided tour of Palm Springs and see the houses once occupied by the rich and famous, including celebrities from Hollywood’s golden years. Discover where current celebrities live and keep your eyes open for some star spotting. The glamorous movie colony of Palm Springs boasts more than 50 celebrity homes, including those of Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, and the small house owned by Marilyn Monroe on Rose Avenue. Many stars built smaller getaways than their LA mansions, located just east of Palm Canyon Drive to Ruth Hardy Park. Visit the property known as “The Rat Pack Hideaway” and the location of the Liberace movie, “Behind The Candelabra,” starring Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, and Debbie Reynolds.

Hear about the numerous Palm Springs landmarks, such as the Art and Air Museum, the Plaza Theater, The Indian and Tahquitz Canyons, the aerial tramways, historic inns, and many more.

Dive back in time and learn about how the Cahuilla Indians lived in the area over 3,000 years ago, long before Hollywood arrived.

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz coach
  • Knowledgable and professional tour guide
  • Movie star home stop if available
  • Interpreter available by request
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only by request)
  • Gratuities
  • Wheelchair access
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Free tour parking at 275 S. Indian Canyon Drive. Walk down Baristo Road for pick-up next to alley.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Video recording
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Some locations may not be available to visit on your tour date
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 52 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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The tour was far more than we could have imagined or hoped for. Our tour guide was a wealth of knowledge and juicy tid bits of the Hollywood who’s who and made the adventure well with the money. The air-conditioned Mercedes van was comfortable, clean, and a great way to see all those amazing homes! Highly recommend.

March 28, 2023

Very knowledgeable guide who was well versed in the area and local history and lore. Fun, interesting and lively tour. Loved all the “insider” stories. The Mercedes coach was clean and the guide prompt in picking us up. I highly recommend this tour company.

March 28, 2023

Thanks to Annette for a very informative tour. Enjoyed the stop and quick garden tour. Our only problem was that the instructions on where to meet the van were not clear. They said walk "down" the street but did not say which direction. Luckily we found the van.

March 28, 2023

Product ID: 239182