Desert Hot Springs
The Spring is located in one of the most beautiful and diverse regions in the world, there are many parks, places and attractions to visit. So if you are feeling adventurous, here are a few ideas to get you on your way:
Cabot's Old Indian Pueblo, DHS
Featuring a Native American art gallery and authentic trading post, Cabot's Old Indian Pueblo Museum is a Hopi-styled structure painstakingly crafted over a 20-year period.
Desert Hills Premium Outlets
130 designer and name-brand outlets 25%-65% savings daily. Located 20 minutes west of Palm Springs on I-10, Fields Road exit. Famous designers include Burberry, Coach, Diesel, Eli Tahari, Gucci, Giorgio Armani and Kate Spade.
Indian Canyons Palm Springs
These tribal lands contain the largest natural Fan Palm Oases. Verdant vegetation, waterfalls, high cliffs just minutes from town. Hiking, bird watching, horse back riding the trails and Jeep tours are available. There are picnic areas and a trading post for shopping.
Coachella Valley Preserve
In the center of this 13,000 acre preserve you will find the Coachella Valley's own version of the Garden of Eden: the Thousand Palms Oasis.
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Morongo
Located directly off of State Highway 62, the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is over six miles long, featuring 3,900 acres of virgin territory dating back two billion years!
Joshua Tree National Monument
Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. Below 3,000 feet, the Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush, ocotillo, and cholla cactus.
The Living Desert Palm Desert
Mountain lions, wolves, javelina, bobcats, golden eagles and much more abound here in a natural setting nestled at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains reminding one that the early Indians and pioneers were never alone.
Desert Safari Guides & Outfitters
Expeditions to match all levels of fitness from one hour to half-day. Desert Safari also offers Moonlight Expeditions into the deep desert by the full moon each month.
Known for diversity in dining, Palm Springs offers hundreds of restaurants with a variety of cuisines and price ranges. Other nightly distractions include the offerings of three theatres and several Movie Theatres. The Plaza Movie Theatre in town hosts the famous Palm Springs International Film Festival www.psfilmfest.org, held in January. Thursday evenings VillageFest is worth a looksee. They block off a portion of Palm Canyon Drive and hold a fair with arts crafts, food and music.
Palm Springs is known for its many top rated golf courses and has been called the "Golf Capital of the World" There are golf schools, top celebrity and pro tournaments. There are over a hundred golf courses in the area.
Tennis is also a primary desert pastime with many tournaments held here. Other sporting activities enjoyed by denziens of the desert are biking, horseback riding, hiking, rock climbing, water sports and even ice-skating.
Aerial Tramway Palm Springs
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is one of the greatest experiences in Southern California; Ascend 2.5 miles to a pristine wilderness aboard the world's largest rotating tramcars.