Whether you are here just visiting, a seasonal or full time resident or if you are making future plans, we have an extraordinary amount of very different things to do. Obviously, there is a lot of golf – more than 120 courses – within the Coachella Valley and many welcome the public. Click to find local tee times.
Like the outdoors? There are several mapped trails throughout our local mountains including the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway up to the 8,500 foot level of Mount San Jacinto. Each town along the Santa Rosa range has maintained, mapped trails up into the local mountains.
We also have a great National Park – Joshua Tree – located on the mountain range to the northeast of Indio. There is an entrance from I-10 about 25 miles east of Indio.
If you would like to learn some pretty interesting stuff about our local geology including the famous San Andreas Fault try a great “Red Jeep Tour” where you can ride a Jeep into the fault and learn how/why Los Angeles will someday be north of San Francisco…
Learn what all those windmills are about and just how much energy they produce…
If you are more interested in indoor entertainment, there is a great theater show in Palm Springs – the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies – that is very entertaining for the mature crowd since the performers are between 57 and 85 years of age. A great theater for the performing arts is the McCallum Theater in Palm Desert.
Just want to go see a movie? Click here to see what’s playing and to buy your tickets.
Do you need to entertain the kids? Try Knot’s Soak City Water Park in Cathedral City.
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert has lots of animals from all over the world.
Children’s Discovery Museum in Rancho Mirage
Palm Springs Air Museum has a great display of WWII aircraft.
How about a balloon ride over the valley?
Just want to go out and have a good time?
World-class shopping and art galleries on Palm Desert’s “El Paseo” shopping district.
Cabazon Outlets discount shopping at it’s best about 40 minutes west of the desert on I-10.
A lot of these websites offer additional info on local activities…