Activities in Palm Springs, California 

Palm Springs, California, is a great destination for travelers seeking a luxurious getaway in one of California’s best-kept cities. Here, you can find breathtaking natural beauty, outdoor recreation, mid-century modern architecture, and so much more! No matter what your interests are, there are things to do in Palm Springs, CA, for every type of traveler. Read on to discover five of our favorite things to do in the area!

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5 of the Best Things to Do in Palm Springs, California

Food & Drink 

What’re you hungry for? From phenomenal farm-to-table restaurants to upscale, innovative dining concepts, Palm Springs restaurants boast diverse menus that are sure to satisfy every craving!

Here are a few of our go-to places to eat and drink in Palm Springs, California:

The wineries, breweries, and distilleries in this area are also a must-try during your visit! California is known for its many vineyards, so no trip would be complete without a visit to one of the many wineries in the Palm Springs area.

Here are a few of our favorite wineries, breweries, and distilleries in Palm Springs, California:

Museums & Historic Sites 

Did you know that Palm Springs is the most populated reservation in California? Native home to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Palm Springs is rich in native American, natural, and architectural design history.

Here are a few of our favorite museums and historical sites in Palm Springs, California:

Live Entertainment 

The Greater Palm Springs area is host to several large concert venues, but none more famous than the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival stage. Whether you like live music or world class tennis, there are a lot of great live entertainment options year-round in Palm Springs.

Here are a few of our favorite live entertainment options in Palm Springs, California:

Outdoor Recreation 

Palm Springs’s location between Joshua Tree National Park and Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument makes it a paradise for those looking to escape to the mountains.

Here are a few of our favorite places for outdoor recreation in Palm Springs, California:

Events & Festivals 

There’s no better way to immerse yourself in the local community than by attending one of the annual events or festivals in Palm Springs, California! From the critically acclaimed international film festival to the Festival of Lights parade, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Here are a few of our favorite annual events in Palm Springs, California:

Ready to start planning your trip to Palm Springs, California? Don’t forget to request your free copy of our Destination Guide. Then, check our availability to book your stay at the Palm Springs Hotel!