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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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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
  • 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. Explore the…

  • 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…

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

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

  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
  • Palm Springs Art Museum

The Palm Springs Art Museum has two locations: the flagship property is located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs with 150,000 square feet of climate-controlled galleries featuring a wide…

  • Fantasy Balloon Flights

Experience the best view of the Coachella Valley. Celebrating a perfect safety record since 1981, your comfort is assured by seasoned pilot/guides. Sunrise and sunset adventures are available…

  • 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…

  • El Paseo Shopping District
  • 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…

  • 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
  • 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…

  • PS Underground
  • PS Underground

PS Underground brings you an avant-garde dining experience unlike any other. An evening designed to enlighten guests with unique twists and turns throughout a magical tour of the senses. This…

  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo
  • The Gardens on El Paseo

The Gardens on El Paseo and El Paseo Village are the premier shopping and dining destinations in the Southern California Desert region. Located in the center of El Paseo, the shopping centers…

  • Pinot’s Palette
  • Pinot’s Palette
  • Pinot’s Palette

The upscale Paint, Drink, Have Fun destination where everyone can find their inner Picasso. No art experience required. Enjoy a fun night out of painting, music and friends. In two or three…

  • 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…