Attractions & Activities

Attractions, Activities & Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

There’s something for everyone to do in Greater Palm Springs. Area activities and attractions range from the free and family-friendly to thrilling outdoor adventures—and just about everything in-between.

A trip to Greater Palm Springs isn’t complete without exploring the natural beauty of the oasis, whether at a national park, natural preserve or even a zoo. Another uniquely Greater Palm Springs experience is a visit to a date farm—especially when paired with a date shake, a local favorite. The many museums of Greater Palm Springs offer a look at everything from historic airplanes to contemporary art. Active travelers can enjoy recreation options including ice skating, baseball and swimming.

Discover the attractions and activities that await in Greater Palm Springs below.

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  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Living Desert

A unique zoo and botanical garden that specializes in the deserts of the world. Giraffes, mountain lions, zebras, and cheetahs are just a few of the incredible animals that take you from…

  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club
  • BMW Performance Center West at The Thermal Club

Get behind the wheel for plenty of seat time in one of 1- or 2-day Teen Schools, Car Control Schools, or High Performance M Schools. Push a BMW to its limits and become a better driver with…

  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours
  • Adventure Hummer Tours

When you come to Palm Springs, you can't miss the bright yellow signature Hummers at your hotel. Adventure Hummer Tours is the original outdoor adventure company in California and have taken…

  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
  • Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events

Since 1987, Desert Adventures has provided unique and memorable tours in the Greater Palm Springs area. Ride the big red Jeeps to see astonishing sites in the beautiful desert. Travel to a…

  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Joshua Tree National Park

Located one hour north of the Coachella Valley in Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree National Park covers 794,000 acres of two diverse desert ecosystems: the Colorado and Mojave Deserts. Take an…

  • Coachella Valley Brewing Company
  • Coachella Valley Brewing Company
  • Coachella Valley Brewing Company
  • Coachella Valley Brewing Company
  • Coachella Valley Brewing Company
  • Coachella Valley Brewing Company

Locally crafted beer with an emphasis on farm-to-table brewing using the vast diversity of the Coachella Valley as inspiration. The luxury of the Palm Springs west valley with the…

  • Coyote Ridge Stable

Just 20 minutes from Palm Springs. Horseback ride through the scenic foothills of Morongo Valley with breathtaking views of the San Gorgonio Mountains and Mount San Jacinto.

  • Eldorado Polo Club

Since 1957, Eldorado Polo Club has been blending the allure of the 1,000 year old game of polo with the glamour of Los Angeles and Palm Springs, and mixing in a lot of cowboy for good…

  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
  • Palm Springs Air Museum

Home to one of the World's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft plus Korea and Vietnam era aircraft. The air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with the…

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the World’s largest rotating tramcar, you will experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Begin the ten minute ride at…

  • Fantasy Lanes at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
  • Fantasy Lanes at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Bring your family and friends and bowl on one of 24 state-of-the-art lanes featuring bumpers for the little bowlers. This Palm Springs bowling center features late-night laser bowling and is…

  • Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert
  • Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert
  • Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert

Where children and parents can learn and discover hands-on activities together, including traveling exhibits, Build Your Own Race Car, Lie Detector, Vet Pet Station, Toddler Town, weekend…

  • Escape Room Palm Springs
  • Escape Room Palm Springs

A thrilling puzzle adventure that challenges the mind. Your group has 45 minutes to solve a series of puzzles where clues are rewarded as you successfully decipher each puzzle. As the game…

  • The River at Rancho Mirage
  • The River at Rancho Mirage
  • The River at Rancho Mirage

The River is Rancho Mirage’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination located in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley offering guests the perfect combination of luxury and…

  • Mary Pickford Theatre is D’Place
  • Mary Pickford Theatre is D’Place
  • Mary Pickford Theatre is D’Place

Representing the desert's ultimate movie-going experience, with exceptional facilities, films and amenities plus spacious auditorium seating for meetings and special events.

  • Palm Springs Windmill Tours
  • Palm Springs Windmill Tours
  • Palm Springs Windmill Tours

The only windmill farm tour that is endorsed by the Desert Wind Energy Association. The tour goes inside the fences onto the private property where no other tour can go making stops at the…