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A Trip into History

Sunnylands is wonderful - interesting, visually charming and a great experience. You can visit the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carolsA373OJ
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...when they reopen in the fall. Iconic of the times, epitome of desert living at it's finest... read more

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Sunnylands, a 200-acre midcentury modern estate, opened March 2012 for high-level retreats of leaders seeking solutions. The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to building international understanding...more
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37977 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunnylands is wonderful - interesting, visually charming and a great experience. You can visit the landscaping and visitor center anytime. However, you must have tickets to visit the residence and its interiors. Try to get tickets - it is worth it and lovely!

Thank carolsA373OJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

...when they reopen in the fall. Iconic of the times, epitome of desert living at it's finest. Concurrently stuck in time and timeless. The Biltmore or San Simeon in mid-century modern.

Thank jakerohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The visitor center is beautiful and the landscaping is gorgeous. During the winter season they have yoga classes and tons of super kid friendly activities. The main reason I give it only 4 is that it is the kind of thing you can see everything...More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Tucked in the middle of Rancho Mirage, Sunnylands gives a glimpse of the 1960's-1980s through the Annenberg home and estate. The gardens are lovely and available to browse for free- the house tour requires reservations and a approx. $50 ticket. But well worth it to...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Sunnylands is true historical landmark, so many political events were set in motion or agreed upon after the relaxed conversations this place allowed. The Annenberg estate is a jewel of mid-century architecture, the gardens are a lovely respite in the dessert (definitely not sustainable in...More

Thank jorgito715
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We've been waiting to visit Sunnylands (we live nearby), and finally did. First, there is a reception center, which is a later add-on, not part of the actual house. It is excellent, with a very nice coffee/snack shop, small gift shop and small art exhibit....More

1  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The Sunnylands visitors centre is a magnificent modernist architectural delight. It has some great art and sculpture, and many free events. It is very interesting to see that piece of history. The bistro is nice and friendly and serves good food and beverages.

Thank docconn
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We recently toured the beautiful gardens and Annenberg home at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage. We were very impressed by the Annenberg collection of magnificent art, eclectic furnishings, mid-century design and architecture. Our art historian docent (and personal tour guide) provided us with interesting information, fascinating...More

1  Thank SeattleSteve2014
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Its a tranquil beautiful place and worth the wait to get a ticket.The coffee shop is unique as all coffee is french pressed for each guest

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Never even heard of this place until someone mentioned it to us. After some research I found out that you must book well ahead to do the house tour. Go to their website to check when they go on sale. And they sell out quickly....More

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Karen R
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Response from Sandra R | Reviewed this property |
Whenever you can get in.
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Gudrun74
14 May 2017|
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Response from Diane S | Reviewed this property |
Always go to the website -the hours and days may vary according to season and whether there is a conference or dignitaries visiting at the time
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Gudrun74
14 May 2017|
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Response from kchavez2017 | Property representative |
Hello Gudrun74, Sunnylands Center & Gardens is open from 8:30 am to 4 pm Thursday thru Sunday. Hope to see you soon.
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