Area Attrac­tions

CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM
71–701 Ger­ald Ford Drive, Ran­cho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: 321‑0602 x103
Fax: 321‑1605
Email: cdmodinfo@cdmod.org
Web­site: www.cdmod.orgA hands-on museum where chil­dren learn, have fun while cre­at­ing, explor­ing, and exper­i­ment­ing in a safe, car­ing setting.
  PALM SPRINGS AIR MUSEUM
745 N. Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 778‑6262 x223
Fax: 320-2548Email: info@air-museum.org
Web­site: www.palmspringsairmuseum.orgOne of the largest col­lec­tions of fly­ing WWII air­craft. Focus on his­tory & edu­ca­tion about WWII aviation.
  PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM
101 Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA
Phone: 325‑7186 x116
Fax: 327‑5069
Email: info@psmuseum.org
Web­site: www.psmuseum.orgDesert’s pre­mier cul­tural insti­tu­tion for art & nat­ural sci­ence exhi­bi­tions, edu­ca­tional pro­grams & per­form­ing arts.
 
FABULOUS PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES

The spec­tac­u­lar vaudeville-style, world-renown review is a must see in the his­toric Plaza The­ater. The sea­son runs from Novem­ber to May. (Please note; fall 2013 will be their final sea­son.)
Phone 760–327-0225
Web­site: www.psfollies.com
SPA RESORT CASINO
Only 1 mile from the resort in down­town Palm Springs, the valley’s pre­mier casino has a glo­ri­ous buf­fet and gen­er­ous slots.
  AQUA CALIENTE CASINO
1,000 state of the art slots and video poker machines, 46 gam­ing tables, 6 restau­rants and a cabaret-style lounge.
VILLAGEFEST
Every Thurs­day night Palm Canyon is closed off and down­town Palm Springs becomes a fes­tive street fair with ven­dors of orig­i­nal and unique items and food ven­dors to please every palette.
  STAND-BY GOLF
Seri­ous golf courses for seri­ous golfers at seri­ous sav­ings. Golf where the PGA tour­na­ments are held. For dis­counted tee times call: 866–224-2665
THE LIVING DESERT
Explore an African vil­lage; see giraffe, zebras, moun­tain lions, ostrich, and unique desert plants and gardens.
  PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY
Take a 10-minute trip ris­ing up 10,000 feet from the desert floor to a lush for­est with snow in the win­ter. You will mar­vel at the world’s largest rotat­ing tram cars.
THE INDIAN CANYONS
Min­utes from down­town Palm Springs, you can hike, horse­back ride and explore ancient canyons.
  KNOTT’S SOAK CITY
The desert’s deluxe water park fea­tur­ing an 80,000-gallon wave pool, 600-foot lazy river and 15 water slides. Open March to October.
CELEBRITY TOURS
Sight­see­ing tours of celebrity homes. See where the past and present Hol­ly­wood stars come to get away.
CABAZON OUTLETS
Just 20 min­utes west of Palm Springs you will find a giant out­let mall with every name brand out­let store.
HUMMER AND RED JEEP TOURS
Two com­pa­nies that offer tours of the spec­tac­u­lar San Andreas Fault, the unspoiled desert and Joshua Tree National Park.
  BALLOON RIDES
Book a late after­noon hot air bal­loon ride from one of sev­eral hot air bal­loon com­pa­nies and float over the won­drous Coachella Val­ley at sun­rise or sunset.
  BOOMERS
Crank up the fun meter! Minia­ture golf — bumper cars — laser tag — go karts — rock wall — bat­ting cages — game room and arcade.
  JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK
Only a one hour north of Palm Springs, this park cov­ers 794,000 acres of two dif­fer­ent desert eco-systems. The unique boul­der for­ma­tions, left from pre­his­toric time, tower over you in unbe­liev­able shapes.
PALM SPRINGS WALK OF STARS
Embed­ded in the down­town side­walks, these stars pay trib­ute to the celebri­ties, movie stars and T.V. stars who made Palm Springs a part of their life.