We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sunnyland

St Albert
Level Contributor
20 posts
33 reviews
Save Topic
Sunnyland

Sunnyland is a great place to visit while in Palm Springs area. Beautiful grounds and the visitor center is an architectural wonder. Best of all it is free.

Ordering tickets is through their website, so plan ahead. Tickets seem to be in limited supply and you can tour only on certain days and months.

We stayed at the visitor site and surrounding area for about 1.5 hrs on a tour day and we never saw any evidence of the tour. No one with tickets, no public announcements, no one leaving or arriving from a tour , no place to line up etc. So it is sort of odd ... like arriving at a train station with no visible train tracks. Anyway do go ,even if you can not take the tour.

St Albert
Level Contributor
20 posts
33 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Sunnyland

Sorry ... should be Sunnylands.

Blackpool, England
Level Contributor
11 posts
61 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Sunnyland

We purchased our tickets online (sunnylands.org) after our first visit in June 2012, when we were advised by the staff of what to do. The tickets go on sale in 2 week blocks only 2 weeks in advance (ie go on sale 1st April for last 2 weeks in April). When you arrive for the tour you book in at the reception desk and they tell you at what time to meet by the doors at the end of the corridor. You are then taken in very small goups (there were 6 in our group) in a golf buggy into the grounds of Sunnylands. They are amazing!! Then into the house, which again is amazing, and the work that is still going on there is unbelievable. It is definately well worth the visit and somewhere where we would visit again.

So. Cal
Level Contributor
1,160 posts
17 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Sunnyland

I'm so jealous Jayne! Thanks for your post. We attempted in November and couldn't get tickets. Lucky you!

Los Angeles...
Level Contributor
4,351 posts
25 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: Sunnyland

I've never been. It looks beautiful. I see that the estate house was designed by A. Quincy Jones. He also designed the University I graduated from.

Manhattan Beach...
Destination Expert
for Los Angeles, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach
Level Contributor
20,615 posts
3 reviews
Save Reply
5. Re: Sunnyland

Looks wonderful, it's on the To Do list.

http://sunnylands.org/page/3/historic-estate

St Albert
Level Contributor
20 posts
33 reviews
Save Reply
6. Re: Sunnyland

You were very lucky since they sell so few tickets. Good for you.

7. Re: Sunnyland

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 28 March 2014, 05:16