Palm Springs is a destination that has it all. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the fresh air and scenic views as they explore the magical desert landscape. Culture enthusiasts will love the local boutiques, galleries, and historic homes that showcase mid-century modern and Spanish Revival architecture. Those looking to relax and unwind will prefer to focus on poolside lounging and soothing spa treatments. Whatever type of escape you’re looking for, Palm Springs has you covered.
Things to do in Palm Springs
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway travels over two-and-one-half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders to the pristine wilderness of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park.
1 Tram Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 888-515-8726
Explore the Indian Canyons while hiking and horseback riding and explore the nearby desert landscape.
38520 S. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs 760-323-6018
Dark night skies, a rich cultural history, and surreal geologic features add to the wonder of this vast wilderness in Southern California.
Visitors Center 6554 Park Blvd. Joshua Tree, CA 92252 760-367-5500
Guided Hike with Hike Local Palm Springs
Enjoy the bounty of the desert landscape with experienced hiking guides. Trek the best trails and witness spectacular views while being immersed in the desert's native plants, cacti and animals.
Hike Local Palm Springs 323-843-5642
With guided walks and exhibitions, Sunnylands offers visitor information about the history and cultural significance of the historic midcentury modern estate and more.
37977 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 760-202-2222
Palm Springs Art Museum
Located in downtown Palm Springs, the Palm Springs Art Museum offers compelling art exhibitions from national and international artists.
101 Museum Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262 760-322-4800
The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
The Living Desert specializes in the deserts of the world. From the African Savanna to Wild Americas to Australian Adventures, guests will see over 500 animals representing over 150 species.
47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260 760-346-5694
Escena Golf Club
This championship club offers a challenging palm tree-lined course stretching nearly 7,200 yards set against stunning scenes of the Coachella Valley and the San Jacinto Mountains.
1100 Clubhouse View Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262 760-778-2737
Red Jeep Tours
Since 1988, Desert Adventures has provided the most highly regarded outdoor adventures in the Greater Palm Springs area and we are the #1 Outdoor Activity in the California Desert on TripAdvisor! Our tours and events provide an authentic and unique Destination Experience that captures the true essence of the California desert.
Located at Metate Ranch at the North end of Monroe Street in the Indio Hills.
The Acrisure Arena is an oasis for Artists and Musicians to quench their spiritual needs surrounded by the millions of stars that fill our desert sky.
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