Things to do in Palm Springs and the Deserts

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  • 1

    Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

    1 Tramway Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262-1827
    100 reviews

    The tramway was fun experience! We went at night and the views were beautiful I would definitely want to go back during the day!

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  • 2

    Joshua Tree National Park

    74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, California, United States
    58 reviews

    One of the most breathtaking spots in the world. Huge rock formations, epic sunsets and the magical Joshua Trees that look like something direct out of Dr. Seuss. Its too hot in summer, but the rest of the year this is an amazing spot to get out and enjoy nature. Especially good if you are into rock climbing, but even ...

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  • 3

    The Living Desert / Southern California Zoo & Botanical Gardens

    47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA
    58 reviews

    The Living Desert has regular events and it's a great place to take the family. Once a year they have Brew at the Zoo-an adult beer, drink and food tasting event with live music.

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  • 4

    Palm Springs Air Museum

    745 North Gene Autry Trail Palm Springs, CA 92262
    50 reviews

    Close by and worth a visit on the hottest of hot days or the rare rainy day. Make sure to see if there is an "open cockpit" day.

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  • 5

    El Paseo

    El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
    54 reviews

    Tommy Bahamas, Sullivans, Gina's Ristorante are just a few fantastic restaurants. Also the shopping is awesome.

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  • 6

    The River

    71800 California 111 A208, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States
    43 reviews

    The River is a shopping, dining and entertainment complex, complete with a spa, winery, and movie theater! Restaurants including Acqua Pazza, The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Changs, Flemmings, Yard House, and Babe's Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse. Have a nice dinner, catch a movie, or simply enjoy the sounds of the cascading waterfalls. Located in Rancho Mirage, California.

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  • 7

    Indian Canyons

    38500 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264-9332
    43 reviews

    Just south of downtown Palm Springs, this tribla-run park is a paradise for desert hikers. Go early in the morning, which is cooler for hiking and also better for wildlife watching in the canyons' oases, and consider taking one of the Native American-guided walks to learn more about the area's natural history. Don't forget to carry plenty of water, snacks, ...

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  • 8

    Indian Wells Tennis Garden

    78200 Miles Avenue, Indian Wells, CA, United States
    36 reviews

    If you love tennis this is the event that you have to go to. See all the top stars up close. Hang out in the sun and enjoy some top tennis at the BNP Tennis tournament

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  • 9

    Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

    81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA, United States
    29 reviews

    Too much fun! Make sure you bring a hat, sunscreen and money for beers!

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  • 10

    Coachella Music Festival

    5750 Wilshire Boulevard #501, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    27 reviews

    Coachella is as well known for a great time as it is for the sometimes vacuous hipsters that frequent it. Scheduled over two weekends, big names like Outkast, Skrillex and Beck play alongside up and comers. Perfect for the Outdoorsy California dreamers out there, whether neo-hippies or weekend warriors.

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  • 11


    79795 California 111, La Quinta, CA, United States
    24 reviews

    Our favorite place for groceries and seafood!

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  • 12

    Palm Springs Art Museum

    101 North Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States
    30 reviews

    Take a break and cool down at the Art Museum, while enjoying desert displays and a great modern artwork!

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  • 13

    VillageFest Palm Springs

    1875 Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
    24 reviews

    If you find yourself in Palm Springs on a Thursday evening, take a walk downtown. The streets are blocked off, and vendors line the streets with their various crafts.

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  • 14

    Spa Resort Casino

    401 East Amado Road, Palm Springs, CA, United States
    27 reviews

    Relax and enjoy the "taking of the waters". Healing waters, massage, pool, and relaxation.

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  • 15

    Palm Springs International Film Festival

    1700 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA, United States
    19 reviews

    Approximately: January 15th - February 5th.

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  • 16

    Mount San Jacinto

    Palm Springs, California
    19 reviews

    This is the friend you see everyday from the kitchen, diningroom and livingroom of our house. Through the celestory windows. Its gorgeous. And a fantastic place to go hiking. At our house you'll find a great hiking guide and other information on how to visit the mountains up close.

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  • 17

    Shields Date Garden

    80225 US Highway 111, Indio, CA 92201
    18 reviews

    Great place for a fresh healthy breakfasts or an afternoon date shake

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  • 18


    Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
    22 reviews

    Kinda fun for what it is. Go during the winter when the weather is mild, and that's actually the high season point. Lots of local shops and steakhouses, and on some nights, they have the car show. Over all, it's a nice thing to do during the day or early night, and can be a fun time if you're looking ...

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  • 19

    Performances at the McCallum Theatre

    73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2800
    16 reviews

    Take a look at what is playing at the McCallum Theatre during your stay. Top notch performances await!

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  • 20

    Fabulous Palm Springs Follies

    128 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6330
    18 reviews

    Truly a lot of fun, great entertainment. Unfortunately 2014 is the last season.

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