Summer’s here and fun is calling. If the jingle of payouts is music to your ears, you don’t even have to cross state lines to find a casino. There’s plenty of gambling outside of Vegas, right here in California. Just look to the south to sunny Palm Springs.
The desert playground is as well known for its wealth of casinos and top-notch accommodations as it is for its endless summers, paradise golfing, flashback architecture, poolside lounging, outdoor adventures, and fire food scene. From low-key, slots-only outfits only locals know about, to palatial resorts that up the ante with high-stakes rooms, sports betting, popping pools, lazy rivers, golf courses, five-star spas, and headliners like Adam Lambert.