Things to Do in Palm Springs Area

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This overlooked gem of a museum showcases clay as an art form, from ancient vessels to contemporary works. Read More

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

Tee off at this legendary venue. Read More

There are more than 20,000 acres of land contained within this natural preserve just outside of Palm Springs proper, which is full of wildlife, hiking... Read More

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

If your idea of shopping is bagging designer goods for less, then Cabazon, just off I-10, is sheer heaven. The highway-hugging outlets feature 130... Read More

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

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... Read More

These canyons were once the home to the forerunners of the Agua Caliente Cahuilla Native Americans. Now they are open for exploration and appreciation... Read More

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

Gold lovers won't want to miss the Indian Wells Golf Resort, home to two championship courses totaling 36 holes and a 53,000-square-foot clubhouse.... Read More

The 1,200-square-mile Joshua Tree National Park, within the Colorado and Mojave Deserts, has hiking and walking trails, mountain biking paths, and... Read More

The school runs full-day classes that introduce you to the fundamentals of climbing in Joshua Tree National Park. Read More

Modern Home Commercial & Residential Design Showroom on North Palm Canyon Drive sells building and furnishing materials that have the mid... Read More

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.... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Even in the summer, you'll want to bring a jacket when you're taking a ride aboard the world's largest rotating gondolas. The 2.5-mile, 10-minute trip... Read More

Visit the Palm Springs Art Museum for its permanent collections of modern and contemporary art, as well as exhibitions focusing on the history of the... Read More

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 ... Read More

In Palm Springs, you'll find one of the world's largest collection of mid-century modern architecture. This tour takes visitors to the best residential... Read More

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... Read More

California is known for its dried dates, and some of the best come from Shields Date Garden in nearby Indio. In addition to learning about the sex lives... Read More

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

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... Read More

The innovative Temecula Children’s Museum offers an interactive-experimental tour through the home of fictitious inventor Professor Phineas T.... Read More

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... Read More

The Tuscan-inspired WELL Spa sits on the landscaped grounds of Miramonte Resort, about 30 minutes from Palm Springs. Resembling an Italian villa, the... Read More

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... Read More

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