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Explore Beautiful Sunny Palm Springs

Recommended Restaurants

Visit our Restaurant Recommendations Page for a list of our favorite places to dine in Palm Springs.  Then, fill out our Reservations Request Page and we'll take care of the rest!

Outdoor Activities & Hiking Trails

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway – A fantastic view of the valley from over 8,500 ft, extensive hiking and nature trails. Facilities feature a restaurant, bar and cafeteria.
  • Indian & Tahquitz Canyon – Great hiking trails with desert flora & fauna.
  • Joshua Tree Nat. Park – An incredible desert park. Check out Key's View!
  • The Living Desert – (760) 346-5694 -A great wild animal park featuring desert flora and fauna from around the globe.
  • Smoke Tree Stables – (760)327-1372-Horseback rides by the hour or all day.


  • Palm Springs Art Museum – (760) 322-4800 -Fantastic museum with rotating exhibits.
  • Palm Springs Air Museum – (760) 778-6262 -World War II era museum, many planes still fly.
  • The Living Desert – (760) 346-5694 -A great wild animal park featuring desert flora and fauna from around the globe.
  • Shields Date Garden- (760) 347-0996- A historic Date palm orchard in Indio. The place for a Date Shake.
  • Sunnylands - A West Coast Camp David with amazingly landscaped grounds and daily tours.  Book ahead!

Nightlife & Music

  • The Village Pub– (760) 323-3265  80's&90's rock, & a DJ, Drinks and pub grub.



The Palm Springs area has hundreds of golf courses, Some we recommend near-by:

  • Escena Golf Club- (760) 778-2737-  Blending championship golf with a classic Palm Springs setting
  • Indian Canyons Golf Resort (760) 833-8724  The facility offers two very different golf courses. A Championship course and a Classic course
  • Desert Dunes Golf Club (760) 251-5370 Crafted by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., this course is the best example of a links-style course here in the desert.
  • Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort (760) 328-1005 Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort offers two challenging championship golf courses.
  • Mesquite Golf & Country Club (760) 323-9377 Uniquely designed the Mesquite Golf Course proudly boasts 6 par 3's, 6 par 4's and 6 par 5's; 3 of each on both 9's.


  • Desert Hills Premium Outlets –(951) 849-6641 Fantastic Outlet stores with great deals!
  • The River -  (760) 341-2711 Nationally known restaurants with outdoor patio's overlook a park-like waterfront with cascading waterfalls and lush landscaping. Trendy boutiques, spas, a winery and an outdoor amphitheater with seasonal entertainment.
  • VillageFest –760-320-3781  Every Thursday from 6-10pm, Arts, Crafts, Entertainers' & Street Vendors on Palm Canyon Dr.
  • Downtown and Uptown Palm Springs-  Many niche shops and modern furniture stores.
  • El Paseo - (760) 862-1990  The Rodeo Drive of the Desert, locally owned boutiques share a mile-long strip with prestigious international brands

Resale Shopping

  • The Estates Sale (760) 321-7628 A true consignment store selling furniture, art, jewelry and accessories.
  • Revivals (760) 318-6491 Nice thrift store, many locations, some specializing in consignment as well as donation based items.
  • Angel View Prestige Boutique  (760) 320-1733  Also check out the Thrift store around back.

Local Events

  • VillageFest –760-320-3781  Every Thursday from 6-10pm, Arts, Crafts, Entertainers' & Street Vendors on Palm Canyon Dr.
  • College of the Desert Street Fair - (760) 636-7957 -Vendors offering New Merchandise, Food Court, Arts and Crafts and Farmers Market Open every Saturday and Sunday. October through May, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. June through September, 7 a.m to Noon. At College of the Desert in Palm Desert.
  • Certified Farmers' Market - Saturdays 8am-12:30pm 2300 E Baristo Rd.

Theaters & Shows

  • The Palm Canyon Theatre- (760) 323-0739 Local play house specializing in feel good musicals and upbeat shows.
  • The McCallum Theatre- (760) 340-2787 McCallum has gained acclaim as one of the country's finest presenting theatres by audiences, entertainers and peers alike.
  • Annenberg Theater , 760.325.4490  Located inside the Palm Springs Art Museum, where you'll experience a little bit of the traditional and a little bit of the avant-garde.


  • PSModernTours (760) 318-6118 – Architecture, icons and design of mid-century Palm Springs
  • Elite Land Tours 760-318-1200  - Joshua Tree Nat. Park , the Windmills and The San Andreas Fault are just some of the Tours available.
  • Desert Adventures - (760) 340-2345 Specializing in San Andreas Fault Tours.
  • Fantasy Baloon Flights - (760) 568-0997 Prices begin at $180/person.
  • Celebrity Tours - (760) 770-2701 See where the stars live!

Fitness Centers & Tennis

  • Desert Crossfit (760) 533-0642
  • Power yoga – (951) 640-3129  Just up the road, they do a free yoga class at Ruth Hardy park on Saturday mornings.
  • Pilates Plus - 760-325-8052 Our classes are intense, and we keep your heart rate up in the fat burning zone for the entire fifty minutes.
  • World Gym-(760) 327-7100 - two blocks down on Vista Chino, Very large gym.
  • Spa Hotel & Casino Fitness Center- (760)778-1540- Includes use of the mineral  pools.
  • Plaza Racquet Club- 760-323-8997- Full service tennis club with private lessons, clinics and game arranging available.
  • Ruth Hardy Park- A beautiful park with walking paths ,basketball and tennis courts on a first come first served basis


  • Salon 119 & Spa -  760-327-4800 Quality full-service day spa and salon. Hair, nails, massage, and facials all have separate areas.
  • Studio M Salon & Spa - (760) 327-9000 Full Hair Salon and Spa.
  • Brien O'Brien Salon– (760) 699-5401  Men and Women Hair Cut, Color, Special Treatments and Updos.