Palm Springs 2021

January 31-February 5, 2021

Palm Springs Winter Get-A-Way

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Booking Deadline: November 17, 2020

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Occupancy Rate Per Person
Double $2,809
Single $3,489

All non-members must add $60 to the above rates.

Rates are subject to availability at time of booking and include taxes, fees and fuel surcharges which are subject to change. All pricing and included features are based on a minimum of 12 passengers.

Included Features

  • Free parking with roundtrip transfers to Philadelphia International Airport
  • Roundtrip airfare between Philadelphia, PA and Ontario, CA
  • Roundtrip transfers airport/hotel
  • 5 night hotel accommodations
  • Sightseeing as stated in itinerary by Mercedes Sprinter Van
  • Services of Professional Southwest Adventure Tour guide
  • Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, and 2 Dinners
  • Gratuities for Driver and Guide
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Services of a Discoveries Ride Along Host to and from airport


  • Welcome Dinner
  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs City tour
  • Lunch at the top of Mt. San Jacinto
  • Joshua Tree National Monument
  • Jeep Ride through Palm Desert
  • Palm Springs VillageFest
  • Tour of Mission Inn
  • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Shrine


Sunday, January 31, 2021

Travel by motorcoach to the Philadelphia International Airport for your flight to Ontario, CA. After arriving in California lunch will be served in the Redlands with a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Shrine. Later enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant. (Welcome Dinner)

Monday, February 1, 2021

Discover the history and charms of Palm Springs during a city tour in the morning. Lunch is included at a popular eatery in the downtown area. Later discover the beautiful flora and fauna at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens during the afternoon. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Travel to the top of Mt. San Jacinto aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway with an included lunch at nearly 10,000 feet above the valley floor. In the afternoon, visit the historic aircraft at the Palm Springs Air Museum. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Travel east and explore Joshua Tree National Monument with a boxed lunch included. In the evening, enjoy everything the Palm Springs weekly VillageFest has to offer, including activities and vendors. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Begin the day with an included breakfast, then travel to the nearby Palm Desert for a thrilling jeep ride in the desert. Later, enjoy a free afternoon to explore on your own before the Fairwell Dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Friday, February 5, 2021

Travel to Riverside for a tour and lunch at the historic Mission Inn. After a morning spent sightseeing you will be transported to Ontario, CA airport for your flight and transportation back to Central PA. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Tour Activity Level: 3
This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs, or on uneven walking surfaces, should be expected.

General Information

Travel Document

A government issued photo ID is required for airport security.


Deposit of $500 per person will confirm your reservation. Final Payment is due to AAA by November 17, 2020.

Solo Travelers Rewards Club maximum voucher redemption: $100


From day of deposit to day of departure $25.00 per person, plus additional suppliers’ fees
December 18, 2020-January 16, 2021-50% gross fare per person, plus additional suppliers’ fees
After January 16, 2021-REFUNDABLE

*Airfare is non-refundable after final payment.


For your protection AAA recommends travel insurance. Pre-existing medical conditions may be waived with proper coverage if travel insurance is purchased within 14 days of initial deposit only. Other conditions may apply; ask your travel agent. AAA recommends Allianz.


Air arrangements are handled by the tour operator. Seat assignments cannot be confirmed until the tour operator releases names to the airline(s) 30 days prior to departure. Specific seat requests cannot be guaranteed. Some flights may contain code share agreements.


Temperatures in Palm Springs in January average highs in the mid-60s with lows in the mid-40s. Casual clothes which can be layered, comfortable walking shoes and a small umbrella are recommended. Country club casual attire is recommended for lunches and dinners.


One suitcase per person will be allowed. You may also bring a carry-on bag small enough to fit under your seat. Baggage fees are not included in the price of the trip. Baggage fees and other charges may be directly assessed by airlines or airport.

Travel Assistance

For personal comfort, group participants who need assistance are required to have a traveling companion who is capable of and totally responsible for
providing the needed assistance.

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