4 days in California Desert Itinerary

4 days in California Desert Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California Desert sightseeing planner

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Route & dates

Start: Fresno
Drive:  4 h
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Fresno


Yermo ©
Yermo is a town in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Calico Ghost Town and then look for gifts at Eddie World.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Yermo route builder app.

Fresno to Yermo is an approximately 4- hour car ride. In November, daily temperatures in Yermo can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Yermo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Calico Ghost Town ©
Calico Ghost Town
Eddie World ©
Eddie World

Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is known for museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Palm Springs Air Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, look for all kinds of wild species at Murray Canyon Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs vacation planner.

Drive from Yermo to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yermo in November: high temperatures in Palm Springs hover around 79°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rancho Mirage, Sam Cobb Farms, Hole in The Wall - Spider
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Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons