Welcome to Greater Palm Springs - Where Every Family Member is Valued and Welcomed

In Greater Palm Springs, we believe in the power of inclusivity and creating a destination that caters to the needs of all individuals and families. We extend a warm welcome to families with members who are neurodiverse or on the autism spectrum. 

Your Family-Friendly Oasis

Discover Southern California’s family-friendly oasis, where every city offers a unique blend of accommodations, attractions, and experiences. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or a mix of both, Greater Palm Springs has something perfect for all types of experiences.

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In 2022, Visit Greater Palm Springs achieved the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This certification is just the beginning of our commitment to becoming a Certified Autism Destination (CAD). We aim to enhance the experience of visiting Greater Palm Springs for individuals on the autism spectrum and those with sensory needs.

Partnering for Inclusivity

We are proud to collaborate with businesses and organizations across the valley that have embraced autism awareness and sensory inclusivity. Together, we are dedicated to providing a welcoming and accommodating environment for all visitors.

Your Invitation to Greater Palm Springs

We invite you to explore our destination, where you are not just a guest but a valued member of our inclusive community. Come and experience the beauty, warmth, and hospitality of Greater Palm Springs.

Visit our destination; we welcome you with open arms.

Plan your trip to Greater Palm Springs today and embark on a journey filled with understanding, support, and memorable experiences for your entire family.

Highlights. Greater Palm Springs

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