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Things to do in Palm Springs

There are plenty of things to do in Palm Springs no matter what kind of trip you are looking for. Golf fanatics will love the Bermuda Dunes Country Club, a legendary venue that has been host to the Bob Hope Classic for many decades. Don’t be surprised if you spot a celebrity while teeing off. Beauty junkies wondering what to do in Palm Springs should look no further than Estrella Resort & Spa. This luxurious hotel has a fabulous pool that’s perfect for soaking up sun rays all day long. Once your tan is complete, head to the spa where facials and massages are offered.

Just an hour’s drive outside of the city is Joshua Tree National Park. Hike to the famed Joshua Tree, check out the sea of wildflowers and do a bit of rock climbing. Artists looking for things to do in Palm Springs will enjoy the many art galleries in the city. Galeria Dos Damas houses works by emerging local and Mexican artists. A former Disney executive owns Randall Erickson Gallery. Its walls are consumed with art by artists from across the globe.

Shoppers will love hitting up Palm Springs’ plethora of boutiques. From Palm Springs Consignment with its kitschy knick-knacks to John’s Resale Furnishing Mid-Century Modern, a mecca for furniture lovers, the city is full of must-visit spots. You’ll never wonder what to do in Palm Springs, a desert oasis with charm.

  • Asylum, Palm Springs

    Mod is god at this quirky establishment. More
  • Bermuda Dunes Country Club

    Tee off at this legendary venue. More
  • House 849

    High-end furnishings, home accessories, and art befitting a variety of styles from vintage to contemporary are stocked inside House 849 on North Pa... More
  • Indian Canyons

    These canyons were once the home to the forerunners of the Agua Caliente Cahuilla Native Americans. Now they are open for exploration and appreciat... More
  • Indian Canyons Golf Resort North Course

    Indian Canyons is ingrained in Palm Springs history. Frank Sinatra played the first invitational on the public North Course, which William P. Bell ... More
  • Indian Wells Golf Resort

    The Indian Wells Golf Resort is home to two championship courses totaling 36 holes and a 53,000-square-foot clubhouse, where the IW Club Restaurant... More
  • Modern Home Design Showroom

    Modern Home Commercial & Residential Design Showroom on North Palm Canyon Drive sells building and furnishing materials that have the mid-20th-cent... More
  • Modernway

    The plate-glass windows beneath the blue-edged roof give a preview of the high-end 1950s furnishings for which Modernway (and Palm Springs) is know... More
  • Mount San Jacinto

    Visiting the peaks of Palm Springs’ Mount San Jacinto requires either an eight-minute ascent on the Palm Springs Aerial Tram or a lengthy drive to ... More
  • Palm Canyon Galleria

    Along the flagstone hall of this mall-style layout are several shops that carry numerous mid-century and vintage items. The Palm Canyon Galleria on... More
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

    Bring a jacket—even in summer—to ride aboard the world’s largest rotating gondolas. The 2 1/2-mile, 10-minute trip up the sheer cliffs of Chino Can... More
  • Palm Springs Historical Society

    John McCallum, the first permanent white settle of Palm Springs, had an adobe house built for him in 1884, and along with Miss Cornelia White’s “Li... More
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    PS ModCom Architectural Driving Tour App

    The Palm Springs Modern Committee (PS ModCom) published a driving tour of more than eighty landmarks of the Coachella Valley’s treasure trove of Mi... More
  • Stewart Galleries

    Fans of antiques and American Impressionist art should include Stewart Galleries on their list of stops in Palm Springs. Located in the La Plaza Di... More
  • Studio 111 Palm Springs

    A wall of windows runs across the front of a low-profile white building in North Palm Springs, and a contrasting red wall to the left bears the dis... More

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