Palm Springs Area

Things to do in Palm Springs Area

Modern Home Commercial & Residential Design Showroom on North Palm Canyon Drive sells building and furnishing materials that have the mid-20th-century look of simple lines and curves. Geared toward both builders and remodelers, the showroom also carries vintage and modern items alongside the

The Tuscan-inspired WELL Spa sits on the landscaped grounds of Miramonte Resort, about 30 minutes from Palm Springs. Resembling an Italian villa, the spa has white stucco walls, a red-tile roof, and calming earth-tone interiors with candlelit treatment rooms.

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 distinctive store logo.

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 the end of U.S. Highway 243 north. Once at the top, the Coachella Valley and neighboring San Gabriel Mountains are visible.

Located along the Mojave River, this wetland park consists of open meadows, a lake, and cottonwood and willow stands that provide an oasis habitat for more than 1,500 species of wildlife.

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 North Palm Canyon Drive consists of its namesake shop plus Bon Vivant with its vintage glass and jewelry, Mr.

California-born designer Trina Turk opened this home furnishings store in 2008, next to the first location of her women’s and men’s fashion boutique. The one-story building, built in 1962 by desert modernist architect Albert Frey, sits on a wide street lined with palm trees.

Indian Canyons is ingrained in Palm Springs history. Frank Sinatra played the first invitational on the public North Course, which William P. Bell designed and debuted in 1962. Date palm and oak trees line the greens, which are set against a rocky, mountain backdrop.

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 known. The store’s mid-century classics span furniture, accessories, lighting, and art.

These canyons were once the home to the forerunners of the Agua Caliente Cahuilla Native Americans. Now they are open for exploration and appreciation of their natural beauty, including the Palm, Murray, Andreas, and Tahquitz Canyons.

California’s largest state park has 500 miles of hike-worthy roads and meadows awash in wildflowers, palm groves, and cacti.

Fans of antiques and American Impressionist art should include Stewart Galleries on their list of stops in Palm Springs.

Take a stroll through the free Desert Art Collection, where the eclectic patio garden features sculptures by internationally acclaimed artists.

Raw, organic "superfoods" are the basis of the bio-active face and body care products from The Body Deli. More than 175 products, such as cleansers and body soufflés, are displayed in glass cases and refrigerated bins--just like a food deli.