Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, Palm Springs

Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, Palm Springs (must see)

Another exemplar of Modernist style, this is the house where Elvis and Priscilla Presley lived in luxury during their first year of marriage, from 1966 to 1967, throwing infamously lavish parties. With its Jetsons-style furniture and lava rock wall, complete with electronic controls for indoor climate, outside lights and automatic rain, this place was considered, at the time, an innovative "home of the future". It also has a lush garden, large in-ground pool, and a tennis court.

Located close to the San Jacinto Mountains and offering a wonderful view of the Coachella Valley and Santa Rosa Mountains, the property was carefully restored to its original splendor in the 1990s.

For a peek inside, a private one-hour guided tour – starting at 1pm or 3:30pm – can be arranged ahead of time. If you're an Elvis fan, you will feel special being able to sit on the same furniture the King of Rock and Roll once sat, walk through the same rooms he did (which have retained much of the original layout, including kitchen counters, appliances, and other fixtures) and thus enjoy a personal connection to the King. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and more than willing to take pictures for you, as there are quite a few fantastic photo ops here to take advantage of!

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Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway on Map

Sight Name: Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway
Sight Location: Palm Springs, USA (See walking tours in Palm Springs)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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