Palm Springs
Best Things to Do

Outdoor Activities

The desert landscape of Palm Springs offers plenty of outdoor activities to do, when the weather is not too scorching. Enjoy a few of the following attractions.

Golf at PGA West

55-955 PGA Blvd. Palm Springs CA 92253 U.S.

An ideal stop on any golfer's bucket list, PGA West boasts 109 holes over six championship courses designed by golf legends Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman, Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf. 

The Living Desert

47900 Portola Ave. Palm Springs CA 92260 U.S.

If you want to see some of the other desert inhabitants (those you won't find lounging poolside), then check out The Living Desert and its 450 wild animals.

Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium

1701 S. Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs CA 92264 U.S.

Take a walk in the gardens.

Shields Date Garden

80-225 U.S. Hwy. 111 Palm Springs CA 92201 U.S.

It's a fact: Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley are the "Date Capital of the World."

Tahquitz Canyon

500 W. Mesquite Ave. Palm Springs CA 92264 U.S.

Learn about the legend surrounding this Native American land.