Palm Springs Area
Palm Springs Area Travel Guide
Located inside the Parker hotel, the Palm Springs Yacht Club is far from the ocean but cultivates a country-club atmosphere with old-fashioned court games, British cocktails, and an expansive spa.
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.
This two-story, 18,000-square-foot contemporary art gallery in the Cahuilla Park neighborhood hosts the rotating works of artists who specialize in wood, stone, metal, glass, and other media.
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.
This overlooked gem of a museum showcases clay as an art form, from ancient vessels to contemporary works.
Tee off at this legendary venue.
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.
The 1,200-square-mile Joshua Tree National Park, within the Colorado and Mojave Deserts, has hiking and walking trails, mountain biking paths, and thousands of climbing routes, most of them filled with freestanding granite boulders.
High-end furnishings, home accessories, and art befitting a variety of styles from vintage to contemporary are stocked inside House 849 on North Palm Canyon Drive.
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 school runs full-day classes that introduce you to the fundamentals of climbing in Joshua Tree National Park.
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.
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 Canyon affords views of the Coachella Valley and the briny desert lake known as the Salton Sea.
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 offers chef Chris Olson's seasonal Californian cuisine.