Palm Springs, California

Guardians of the Valley-Windmill Tour

with Jack A.

Jack A.
Style: Educational

Take a fun, and educational three hour tour of a large working wind park. This is the only private tour of a working wind farm available in the world. The Palm Springs area is unique, as the wind blows hard enough to power the windmills 300 days a year. The San Jacinto mountains are the 3rd highest mountain range in California and provide a wind tunnel through the San Gorgonio Pass along Interstate 10. The wind runs east to west along the pacific plate. The winds usually blow west to east in the mornings and east to west in the afternoon so half of the windmills face east and half west to take advantage of this.
Increasingly popular as alternative sources of energy, wind turbine generators are a type of windmill that produces electricity by harnessing the wind. Wind turbine generators are much less harmful to the environment than burning fossil fuels. So come on down to Palm Springs, and let's go "GREEN".

This is a special tour in the Palm Springs area and is a favorite for international travelers and locals alike. It's because these wind turbines are such a integrated part of the Palm Springs area, and they have such a fascinating history, this is one tour you don't want to miss.

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up to 6 people
for 3 hours

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Jack A.

Hi, and Welcome to Vayable of Palms Springs. My Name is Jack, and I have lived in this area for more than 10 years. As a professional certified tour guide I will offer you a true experience that you won't soon forget as your own personal Tour Guide/Director here in Palm Springs, Ca. and the Coachella Valley. I was raised in Southern California, and I have made the desert my home, and truly there is nothing like it, as you will soon find out for yourself when you visit our little paradise. As a professional Tour Guide for more than 8 years, I have had the opportunity of escorting individuals, and or groups on sightseeing tours by land, air, cruise, and rail. My passion for travel, adventure, and meeting people from all over the world, has helped me broaden my knowledge both domestically, and internationally to insure that you are treated with the utmost respect that you have been accustomed to in your travel experiences. A top raked student at the International Tour Management Institute in San Francisco, CA. This is a intensive 125 hour course of study in local guiding, receptive and incentive travel, meeting and events planning, domestic and international tour directing including intermodal travel by motor coach, air cruise ship and rail. I received my certificate on December 12,2004,and it has been a blessing ever since. I have a California Class B CDL Drivers License. I also have a First Aid Certificate. Safekeeping is the key to a fun tour. Palm Springs is where you can be yourself and everyone is welcome. This is still true to this very day, so for your next vacation, experience Palm Springs, Ca. Now, their is no better way to do that these day's, but with your own private tour guide. I offer you the peace-of-mind that your tour will be well planned and executed, assured of a professional job by a dedicated tour guide. While traveling with a large group can be fun, we believe traveling on your own, or just with your friends and family can provide a much better travel experience. Having a guide that can tour the sites with you will add to your vacation experience immensely and ensure you have the best time possible. Today there's only one company that you can count on to ensure your peace of mind, and that's "Vayable of Palm Springs". So call today and make Palm Springs your new playground! Full profile Leave a Review