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…

  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs

Palm Spring’s only water adventure park is 16 acres of water rides and attractions. Themed to 1950's Southern California beaches, guests can catch a wave in the 800,000-gallon Rip Tide Reef…

  • El Paseo Shopping District
  • El Paseo Shopping District

Over 250 delightful discoveries including enchanting shops and boutiques featuring fashion, jewelry, art, home, spas, dining and more. On El Paseo, you will find treasures every step of the…

  • Brandini Toffee Factory
  • Brandini Toffee Factory
  • Brandini Toffee Factory
  • Brandini Toffee Factory

Locally grown and internationally known. Whether for a tour of the toffee factory or a handcrafted toffee milkshake, the Brandini's flagship location is a must-visit when in the Palm Springs…

  • 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.

  • Palm Springs VillageFest

Every Thursday evening in downtown Palm Springs there is a diverse array of artists, entertainers, assorted fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers, jewelry, international cuisine, and don't forget…

  • Moorten Botanical Garden
  • Moorten Botanical Garden

Moorten Botanical Garden is located in beautiful Palm Springs, California on Palm Canyon Drive and features desert plant life native to the Palm Springs area. Guided tours are available for…

  • Big League Dreams Sports Park
  • Big League Dreams Sports Park
  • Big League Dreams Sports Park

Every amateur athlete's dream. Replicas of Wrigley Field, Yankee Stadium, and Fenway Park. Indoor and outdoor soccer, sand volleyball, batting cages, horseshoe pits, restaurant, bar, and…

  • Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

A Hopi inspired Pueblo that is a unique treasure to the Coachella Valley, located in the heart of Desert Hot Springs. The Museum is close to Joshua Tree, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, and Palm…

  • 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…

  • Empire Polo Club & Event Facility
  • Empire Polo Club & Event Facility
  • Empire Polo Club & Event Facility

Enjoy the thrill of watching world-class polo games at one of the most beautiful polo clubs in the world. General admission is free and games are open to the public, year-round. Empire Polo…

  • 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.

  • Desert Cinema

Enjoy a large screen experience of newly released movies on a 70-foot-wide by 52-foot-high movie screen. Representing the desert's ultimate movie-going experience, with exceptional…