Palm Desert is a city in the Coachella Valley just east of Palm Springs and a couple of hours away from Los Angeles. It is home to a number of golf courses, shopping opportunities, and country clubs. The popular Shops on El Paseo feature several art galleries as well as tasty restaurants and designer shopping boutiques. A number of leisure activities are available, including many opportunities to get out and explore the surrounding desert. Whether you choose to book a hike with Tallgrass Hiking and Tours, go on a hot air balloon tour with Balloons Above, or just spend the day exploring the shops and art galleries, a visit to Palm Desert is sure to be enjoyable. Hours/availability may have changed.


1.Bump and Grind Trail

Bump and Grind Trail
© Courtesy of ollirg - Fotolia.com

The Palm Desert Bump-n-Grind Trail is one of the most popular hiking trails in the Coachella Valley. Locals may also refer to the trail as the Patton Trail, Desert Drive Trail, Dog Poop Trail, and Desert Mirage Trail. The trail starts out narrow at the trailhead and widens as you go along. It is popular among those looking to get a workout and has an elevation gain of about 1,000 feet as it climbs to an overlook that offers nice views of Palm Desert. A number of endangered wildlife species inhabit the area and it may be possible to view them during your hike, especially bighorn sheep.

Fun day trip ideas close to me, things to do this weekend, small towns, best weekend getaways: South Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Day trips


2.Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum
© Cabot’s Pueblo Museum


Cabot's Pueblo Museum is a historical house museum consisting of a large, Hopi-style pueblo home. The house is a stunning example of the Pueblo revival style and was built by Cabot Yerxa, an explorer and activist who constructed the home out of things he found in the desert. Every part of the house is manmade using sun-dried bricks and reclaimed wood from nearby cabins. The construction began in 1941 and Yerxa worked on the home until he died in 1965. All in all, the house is four stories tall and has 35 rooms. He and his wife opened the house to the public for touring during his life, and today it stands as a museum with artifacts, artwork, and items from the architect’s own personal life.

67616 Desert View Avenue, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240, Phone: 760-329-7610

You are reading "25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert" Back to Top

Things to do near me today, beaches with kids, romantic parks, unique places to visit in USA right now, hotels, tourist attractions: From Phoenix, WV, IN, AK, Boulder


3.Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
© Courtesy of apichai507 - Fotolia.com

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, formerly known as the Living Desert Museum, is a zoo and botanical garden in Palm Desert. The park highlights desert animals from around the world, especially North America and Africa. Highlights include the Mexican wolf, eagles, giraffe, zebras, camels, and more. The park’s garden section features cactus, a butterfly garden, and a palm oasis area, among other plantings. The best time to see the animals is in the morning, when the animals are often at their most active as it is the coolest time of day. The zoo can be quite hot, especially in the summer, so plan ahead, wear sunscreen, and drink plenty of water.

479000 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-346-5694

You are reading "25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert" Back to Top

Long weekend getaways with friends near you, weather, best small towns, what should I do in for couples, cheap, with friends, nearby beach, fun things to do near me today: WA, Charleston, New England, Cleveland, San Diego



4.Palm Desert Aquatic Center, Palm Desert, CA

Palm Desert Aquatic Center, Palm Desert, CA
© Courtesy of Damian - Fotolia.com


Palm Desert Aquatic Center is a popular water park in Palm Desert that is open all year round for family-friendly water fun any time of year. The facility includes three swimming pools, a number of water slides, diving boards, and several play features specially built to cater to visitors of all ages. The property spans 8 acres, providing plenty of room for water fun. For those who are looking for a special event venue, the property is available for rental. They also offer a number of exercise classes both in the water and on land, perfect for those who like to stay fit during their vacation.

73751 Magnesia Falls Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-565-7467

You are reading "Fun Things to Do in Palm Desert this Weekend with Friends" Back to Top or More places to see near me today, what to do, weekend trips

Nearest romantic getaways today at night, places near me, local wedding venues, best small beach town, restaurants, outside, things to do with kids near me, staycation, beaches, resorts near me, how do I plan: NJ beaches, Retreats, San Francisco, Asheville


5.Palm Springs Art Museum

Palm Springs Art Museum
© Palm Springs Art Museum


The Palm Springs Art Museum is a regional museum focused on art and natural science. It is also used as a performing arts venue. The museum was founded as a museum about the desert, but has since transformed into a real forerunner in the area of the arts. The collection is especially strong in the areas of west coast art, Native American art, international modern and contemporary painting and sculpture, classic Western American art, and contemporary and studio art glass. The museum offers docent guided tours for free with museum admission. They also offer special in-depth tours for certain events and exhibitions.

101 N. Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262, Phone: 760-322-4800

You are reading "What to Do in Palm Desert this Weekend" Back to Top or Restaurants near me, stuff to do near me

Where should I go this weekend for fun, adventurous places to visit near me today, famous for, kid friendly, hotels open near me, what can you do in for free, beaches, resorts near me, time zone, best restaurants near me, natural wonders: WI, Day trips from NYC, From San Francisco, Tampa, FL, LA, From Minneapolis, ID, From Dallas


6.Palms to Pines Scenic Byway

Palms to Pines Scenic Byway
© Courtesy of Ritu Jethani - Fotolia.com


The Palms to Pines Scenic Byway is a scenic drive that follows Highways 74 and 243 from just south of Palm Desert on one end to Banning Pass on the other. The byway was designated as a scenic byway because of the great amount and variety of scenery that you can encounter on the drive. It travels from scenic forests through the California desert and up into snow-peaked mountains. This degree of contrast in environments is rare in such a short distance. There are few services along the road and it is quite windy, but the scenery is certainly worth it.

You are reading "Top Romantic Tourist Attractions in Palm Desert" Back to Top or More must do for couples, what to do near me, places to visit this weekend

Where can I go for top-rated things to see near me, fun things to do today, hotels near me, with toddler, social distancing, places near me, list of, stuff to do near me, rentals, beach and last minute resort ideas for couples, places to hike near me: CT, IL, CA, MD, VT, VA, Atlanta, From Chicago, MD beaches


7.San Andreas Fault

San Andreas Fault
© Courtesy of nanuqoriginal - Fotolia.com

The San Andreas Fault is one of the most famous fault lines in the world. It crosses approximately 1,200 km through the state of California, marking the boundary between the North American and Pacific tectonic plates. Many tourists who come to the state want to see the famous fault. Visiting the fault can be somewhat underwhelming as it is not the massive crack in the Earth that many people envision. In fact, due to the long time period since the last earthquake, it can be quite hard to make out. Many sections of the fault reside in public land and it’s possible to access much of it. If you’d like to visit with a geologist or naturalist, check with local nature centers and parks as many offer day trips.

You are reading "What is There to Do with Kids in Palm Desert" Back to Top or More tourism, attractions for couples, food, things to see near me today

Top things to see near me, beaches, cruises, parks near me, underrated tourist attractions downtown, travel blog, attractions, places near me right now, things to do near me, vacations, resorts near me, family weekend breaks, mountains, open now, tonight, breakfast near me, affordable rental, kids activities near me, campgrounds near me: CO, Seattle Flagstaff, Napa, Portland, MN, Winston-Salem, Scottsdale, Dallas, SC


8.Smiler’s Point, Palm Desert, CA

Smiler’s Point, Palm Desert, CA
© Courtesy of memorystockphoto - Fotolia.com

To the untrained eye, Smiler’s Point appears to be nothing more than a simple curve in California’s State Route 74. The curve has become a pilgrimage site of sorts for film fans who have given it the name Smiler’s Point. In the 1963 hit film It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, a reckless driver named Smiler Grogan plummets to his death over the cliff from this point in the highway. It is considered an incredibly influential film by film fans and has a major fan base among film enthusiasts even today. There are no walking paths where you can see the point on foot; instead, it is typically enjoyed by cruising by at a slow speed.

Highway 74, South of Palm Desert

Where can you get away, beaches near me, luxury tourism, resorts & family weekend hotels to visit around me with kids, outdoor activities, things to do near me, weekend getaways, dinner near me, entertainment, places to go, hiking trails near me: Portland, Martha's Vineyard, Miami, WA, MN , From D.C., Destin, MA, AK, Wilmington, Salem, Labor Day, Botanical Gardens, NYC Without a Car, IL Beaches, Columbus Day, New England, DE, Tacoma, Last Minute, MI, Lakes


9.Tallgrass Hiking and Tours

Tallgrass Hiking and Tours
© Courtesy of BillionPhotos.com - Fotolia.com

Tallgrass Hiking and Tours is a tour company operating tours in the Greater Palm Springs Area. The company has been leading hiking tours as well as custom mini-coach and luxury bus tours in the area for more than 15 years. Tour destinations range from the agricultural area in the east valley down to the Salton Sea as well as select destinations in Los Angeles, Riverside, the San Gorgonio Pass, and Redlands. Hiking destinations include the Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve, Joshua Tree National Park, the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, and more. Each and every tour is led by a professional guide, who will guide you in an enjoyable and informative experience.

45300 Portola Avenue, Unit 1514, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-219-3000

"Best Things to Do in Palm Desert for Locals & Tourists - Restaurants, Hotels" Back to Top or Beautiful places near me, what to do, restaurants for breakfast, travel guide, nearest beach

What to do near my location downtown at night in fall, winter, spring, spa near me, summer, places to go, wedding venues near me, beach, wedding venues, open parks, hotels near me, burger, nature park, nice restaurants near me: Brooklyn, MS, MO, Sacramento, Oceanside, MT, St. Louis, MA, From Columbus, Montreal, PA, RI, SC, Day Trips from Dallas, Mackinac Island, St Louis, Things to Do in Albuquerque, Grand Canyon


10.Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve, Palm Desert

Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve, Palm Desert
© Courtesy of achraca - Fotolia.com

The Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve is a nature preserve in the Coachella Valley. Popular activities here include hiking, picnicking, viewing wildlife, and more on over 20,000 acres of desert wilderness and hiking trails. There is a rustic visitors center called the Palm House, which offers basic services. Docent guides lead free guided hikes several times a week. The hikes depart from the visitors center, are typically short (around 2 miles), and usually have a specific focus. Some possible hikes include the Desert Bird Walk, the Explore the Ecology of a Fault Line Oasis Hike, the Tour of Two Oases, and more.

29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Road, Thousand Palms, CA 92276, Phone: 760-343-2733

What is there to do near me this weekend, water park, menu, mountain, hill, waterfalls, cafe, eat, flights, California, Texas, Florida, Virginia, Ohio, caves, pet travel, shore, casino, buffet, wineries, rental, charter, new restaurants, nature parks, best all inclusive resorts near me: WA, MO, Detroit, Annapolis, SD, Newport Beach, Hershey, TN, Tucson, Hawaii, Duluth, NC islands, Iowa, Beaches Near Charlotte, Hudson Valley, Maine Lighthouses


11.Wilma & Frieda

Wilma & Frieda
© Wilma & Frieda

Wilma & Frieda is a busy cafe located in The Gardens on El Paseo, a vibrant shopping district. The venue serves modern takes on comfort classics for breakfast and brunch in an understated space. The restaurant is named after the owner’s two grandmothers – Wilma and Frieda, who influenced her greatly toward becoming a restaurant owner. The menu includes a breakfast, weekday brunch, and weekend specials. Highlights include the filet mignon and eggs, the short rib eggs Benedict, and several options of French toast (the banana caramel French toast is especially drool-worthy). Vegetarians will find plenty of options available, so this is a perfect restaurant to visit with a group when you need to please a lot of people. Things to Do in Palm Springs

73575 El Paseo #2310, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-773-2807

"New cool stuff to do in Palm Desert" Back to Top or Romantic Getaways, Wedding Ideas close to me this weekend, honeymoon, anniversary Ideas, fun places near me

Cool places to go near me in spring, couple, activity, what is, time, fine dining near me, fancy restaurant, activities near me, beach hotels, fishing, parks near me, campground, RV resorts, winery, what's near me, bay, attractions near me, list of, orchards, national parks: Luxury, Savannah, Birmingham, Sioux Falls, AR, From LA, Day trips from Seattle, KY, Canada, MO, Milwaukee, Washington beaches, SC Islands, Gulfport Beaches


12.Desert Willow Golf Resort, Palm Desert

Desert Willow Golf Resort, Palm Desert
© Courtesy of hakanozturk - Fotolia.com

Desert Willow Golf Resort is an award-winning golf resort in Palm Desert just minutes away from Palm Springs. It features two of the best golf courses in the Coachella Valley. The Firecliff Course is the more challenging of the two and offers plenty of natural hazards and water features along the way. Alternatively, if you are looking for a more relaxing round of golf, check out the Mountain View Course, which is significantly smoother. There is an on-site clubhouse, gorgeous al fresco dining venues, and plenty of event and meeting space. For those who are hoping to get better at golf, the resort also has a world-class golf academy right on site to help you perfect your game.

38-995 Desert Willow Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-346-0015

Free things to do near me known for tourists & historical must see attractions for adults in April, May, June, July, August 2020, January, February, March, restaurants that deliver, take-out, drive-thru, swimming, last minute day trips, coast, lake, reservoir, kayaking near me, glamping, diner, kitchen, suite, public parks, outdoor activities near me, places to get married: UT, WV, Mobile, AL, AK, London, Kissimmee, Bozeman, Things to Do in Frankfort KY, AR, DE, IA, Alabama beaches, KS, GA, Day Trips from Denver, FL Camping


13.Fix on El Paseo

Fix on El Paseo
© Fix on El Paseo

Fix on El Paseo is a rustic but chic coffeehouse with a full bar that serves pastries, desserts, breakfast, and lunch, all made in house. Stop by on your way to the other attractions on our list for a breakfast of oatmeal brulee with fruit or a breakfast burrito. For those looking for a tasty lunch spot while they are out exploring, Fix serves tapas, sandwiches, flatbread pizzas, and lunch crepes. Alternatively, just stop in for a bite of something sweet and a cup of Joe and you certainly won’t be disappointed. They also are a popular place to purchase a wedding cake in the Palm Springs area.

73580 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-340-3040

Top sights, 4 day road trip map, weather, 24 hour restaurants, 48 hours in, cheapest good restaurants for families with dogs, beaches near me, directions, events, spa resorts, elevation, summer, nice pools, healthy, romantic restaurants, forest, buffet, city, tree, dinner, rentals, tent, flight, upscale, under water, pools: San Diego Breakfast, Austin Parks, Cathedral City, Folsom, Lompoc, Bishop


14.Grill-A-Burger

Grill-A-Burger
© Grill-A-Burger

Grill-A-Burger is a casual burger joint that pumps out gourmet burgers, hot dogs, and salads to many loyal locals and tourists each day. The restaurant is outfitted in kitschy island-style décor. which makes the perfect backdrop for a meal in Palm Desert. The restaurant specializes in a range of specialty burgers with some of the best ingredients around, including hormone and antibiotic-free 100% all-natural USDA beef. They offer a range of versatile choices for diners with allergies or special diets, as you can order your burger on a gluten-free bun for an upcharge or a lettuce wrap at no additional cost.

73091 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-348-8170

Places to eat near me, free points of interest, lakes near me, waterfalls, weekend getaways near me, 3-day foodie places to visit in September, October, November, December, RV, prettiest places, lodging, campground, hangout, where is, spas, holiday, museum, hiking near me, canoeing, hotels close to me, sushi, hikes, scenic spots: Indoor amusement parks, Mendocino


15.AJ’s on the Green, Palm Desert, CA

AJ’s on the Green, Palm Desert, CA
© Courtesy of BillionPhotos.com - Fotolia.com


AJ’s on the Green is more akin to an entertainment venue than a restaurant. The restaurant has won awards year after year as one of the best live entertainment venues in the Palm Springs area. They are open daily and feature some of the best food and shows around. The menu is varied and leans heavily into seafood and Italian-style dishes with plenty of New American cuisine appearing as well. Whether you go for garlic shrimp and pesto pasta or prime rib, make sure you don’t get too full as you will want to leave room for their creme brulee or salted caramel ice cream. Check out their website for current entertainment options and make sure to stop by for the Sunday jazz brunch, which is not to be missed.

36200 Date Palm Drive, Cathedral City, CA 92234, Phone: 760-202-1111

You are reading "25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert" Back to Top or Amazing things to do around me & More pictures of fun cheap vacation spots

Day trips from, good restaurants near me, motel, spa hotels, southeast, northeast, southwest, northwest getaway ideas, couples only suites, public beach near me for sunsets, breakfast near me, local retreat, on a budget, takeout, most popular small town, things to do near me, drive in movie, tropical island, how to spend a day locally, state park, romantic getaways with pool: Huntsville AL, New Hampshire getaways, Stowe, Toledo, Places to Visit in Puerto Rico, Deadwood, Dover, La Grange


16.Balloons Above, Palm Desert, CA

Balloons Above, Palm Desert, CA
© Courtesy of Alexandra - Fotolia.com


Balloons Above is a tour company that leads hot air balloon tours in and around the Napa Valley. There is a range of tours available, including their most popular – the Flight and Michelin Awarded Brunch, which includes a 1-hour flight over the Napa Valley followed by a champagne brunch at C Casa at Oxbow Public Market, which has been awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand award several times. Other options include booking the flight as a standalone tour without the brunch, or a flight and wine tour. Whichever option you choose, floating above the stunning California Wine Country is sure to be a memorable experience.

Model Bakery, 644 1st Street, Napa, CA 94559, Phone: 800-464-6824

Weekend getaways, top 10 things to do, places to visit near me, East, West, North, South, cheap family vacation activities for birthday, hot tub, whirlpool, public transport by train, local bus, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, relaxing parks, coffee near me: Underwater Hotels, Things to Do in Encinitas, Mukilteo, Heber City, Pasco


17.Coachella Valley Brewing Company

Coachella Valley Brewing Company
© Coachella Valley Brewing Company


The Coachella Valley Brewing Company is a brewery that brews craft beers using local ingredients, sited in an industrial park in Thousand Palms. The brewery offers short tours to the public on Fridays and Saturdays, where you will have a chance to check out the brewing process and equipment and observe the knowledge and effort of the staff in action. Additionally, there is a taproom that serves small bites as well as more than 20 types of beer. It is conveniently located just off of the 10 Freeway, so it is easily accessible from much of the Palm Springs area.

30-640 Gunther Street, Thousand Palms, CA 92278, Phone: 760-343-5973

You are reading "25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert" Back to Top or More weekend getaways, what to do near me, must see attractions, stuff to do near me

Places to eat near me, coffee shops, flea, farmers market, tropical honeymoon trip finder, wedding venues near me, lunch, brunch, restaurant near me, RV camp, cruise, hotel, where to stay, sandy beach by car: Santa Barbara Restaurants, Things to Do in Toronto, Columbia Wedding, Things to Do in Norwalk, Things to Do in Cheyenne, Caves in Iowa, Things to Do in Mesa


18.Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events

Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours & Events
© Courtesy of Grafvision - Fotolia.com


Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours and Events is a tour company that leads guided adventure tours in the Greater Palm Springs area. They offer a range of tours that will suit almost anyone, regardless of your preferences. They have a private 800-acre ranch in the India Hills known as Metate Ranch, where they offer hiking, sightseeing tours aboard buses, jeep tours, wagon rides, and adventure programs for families and groups of young people. In addition to the range of activities offered at the ranch, the company also provides jeep tours through Painted Canyon and the nearby Mecca Hills Wilderness Area as well as tours of Palm Springs Indian Canyons and several other attractions.

74-794- Lennon Place, Suite B, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Phone: 760-324-5337

Romantic weekend getaways near me, spring break, places to live, what to do near me, coffee, breakfast restaurants, when you are bored, sea vacation, relaxing overnight trips, no-contact delivery, pickup, rainy day trips, cabin camping, best small beach towns to retire: Bethlehem, Bradenton, Trips from Anchorage, Georgia with Kids, MA with Kids, Vermont Day Trips, Davenport, Dana Point, Princeton, NYC restaurants, Kutztown


19.Desert Distilling, Palm Desert, CA

Desert Distilling, Palm Desert, CA
© Desert Distilling


Desert Distilling is a distillery in the Coachella Valley that produces fine hand-crafted rum, American gin and artisanal spirits. They brew all of their spirits in small batches daily with a commitment to high quality. Each Friday and Saturday, Desert Distilling hosts tours of their distillery that are open to the general public. The tours take about 30-40 minutes, including time in the tasting room. You don’t have to book a tour to get a taste of their hand-crafted spirits as a variety of award-winning bottled spirits are available for purchase in the tasting room during regular business hours.

34300 Gateway Drive #100, Palm Desert, CA 92211, Phone: 760-770-3135

You are reading "25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert" Back to Top or Getting married, lunch near me, romantic things to do, places around me

Weekend trips, what is a great day trip destination, couples getaway, romantic hotels, unique places to stay, East, North, West, South, cheap getaways, staycation, must visit islands, botanical gardens, hamburgers, bbq, snowboarding, skiing, trailer parks near me, hot springs, quick trip: Sonora, CA, Simi Valley, Santee, Pismo Beach, Rocklin, La Quinta, San Mateo, Upland, Truckee, Hesperia, San Carlos, Mariposa, Visalia, Santa Paula


20.Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitors Center

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitors Center
© prasit boonma EyeEm/stock.adobe.com


Appearing abruptly in the middle of the desert, the mesmerizing Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument attracts hundreds of visitors from all over the US. Within the 280.000-acre monument you will find palm oases, hot springs, snow-capped mountains and fabulous wilderness areas, begging to be discovered. The Visitor Center is the logical place to start your exploration. Here you can find out all about the many recreational facilities and the center also offers direct access to the accessible Ed Hastey Garden Trail and the Randall Henderson Trail. The monument offers both primitive back-country camping as well as a developed campground at Pinyon Flat, also suitable for equestrians.

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, 51-500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA 92260, 760-862-9984

Romantic places near me this weekend, all inclusive, live music, unique shopping in town, nightlife for tourists, caves, snow, resort, hotel, fishing spots near me, romantic restaurant, trailer park, museums, springs, island, light house, brunch places near me, fish, attractions near me: Los Olivos, Pacifica, Carmel romantic hotels, La Mesa, Oakdale, Marina del Rey, Rancho Cordova, Sunnyvale, Things to Do in Capitola, Brea, Borrego Springs, Alameda


21.McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts
© nagaets/stock.adobe.com


The long-planned McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts opened to the public in 1988, bringing the priceless cultural gift of live theatre to Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Today the theatre is a much-acclaimed entertainment venue which stages fabulous performances in just about all genres from music, to acrobatics to drama and ballet. The theatre boasts a state-of-the-art sound system and has received praise for its excellent acoustics. In addition to providing a full calendar of outstanding entertainment, the McCallum Theatre is also actively involved in educational programs aimed at fostering a love of the performing arts in all members of the community. Please visit their website to see what’s on and book your tickets.

McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260, 760-340-2787

Day trips from, guided vacations, essential facts, solo destinations, vacation spots for seniors, pictures, bar, what is open near me, good places, top 10 state park, prayer, lighthouse, shores, waterparks, state park, vegan, food around me, indoor pools, hike, black sand beach: Vacaville, Mission Viejo, Victorville, Redwood City, Mountain View, Things to Do in Santa Rosa, Goleta, Indio, Largest Cities in California, California Wineries, Manteca, Madera, Newport Beach restaurants


22.Desert Holocaust Memorial

Desert Holocaust Memorial
© Holocaust Remembrance Foundation of the Valley


A moving a poignant reminder of Man’s inhumanity to his fellow Man, the Desert Holocaust Memorial remembers all those who lost their lives in the Holocaust, and the thousand of brave people who risked everything to hide and protect their Jewish friends and relatives. The highly symbolic monument includes a circle of trees, representing ‘normal’ life outside the constraints of the concentration camps. Inside you can see a chronology of the events of the holocaust and 7 larger-than-life bronze statues which represents different various aspects of the holocaust. A visit to the monument is perhaps a sobering experience but an important one for all ages – “lest they be forgotten”.

Desert Holocaust Memorial, 43-700 San Pascual Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260, 760-324-4737

You are reading "25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert" Back to Top or More romantic weekend getaways, more places of interest in, wedding venues near me, time zone, what to do

Romantic resorts, dog friendly cabin, boutique inn, B&B, hostel, photos, maps, discounts, conference, couples retreat, shows, good food near me, things to do with kids near me, weather, airport, vegetarian, seafood, breakfast near me, indoor, outlet mall: Black Mountain, Water Parks, RV Parks


23.Randall Henderson Loop Trail

Randall Henderson Loop Trail
© Maridav/stock.adobe.com

Pulling on your hiking boots and setting off along the Randall Henderson Loop Trail is a wonderful way to discover the hidden gems of the Santa Anna and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. The trail encompasses 3 loops, namely the Wash, Cholla and Canyon Loops, each of which will expose you to different elements of the low-elevation desert environment. You can download a brochure (or pick up a map at the Visitor’s Centre, to guide you along the way. You will find a fascination variety of desert vegetation, admire brilliant view of the mountains and stand the chance to spot some local wildlife including the endangered Bighorn Sheep. The 2.5 mile hike is rated “easy”.

Randal Henderson Loop Trail, 51-500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA 92260, 760-862-9984

Romantic date ideas, interesting historic road trip, food, beautiful beaches near me, falls, get away, hotel, activities near me, state parks, dog friendly restaurants, zip lining, indian food, cabins, Italian, Indian restaurant, fall, cool, fun, things to do near me today, fishing charters, all inclusive vacations, warm and cozy restaurants, places to travel: Beaches Near Savannah, Nantucket, Florida Panhandle Beaches


24.CODA Gallery

CODA Gallery
© CODA Gallery


Art enthusiasts who are visiting Palm Desert are invited to spend a few uplifting hours feasting their eyes of the beautiful works of art in the CODA Gallery. For more than 30 years this gallery has been showcasing some of the best contemporary fine art from all over the state and beyond. Just about all genres of art are represented in the gallery and you can anticipate admiring a collection which includes paintings, glass-art, sculpture, photography and much more. Both emerging and established artists are represented and almost everything you see is available to buy. The gallery is open daily from 10am to 5pm.

CODA Gallery, 73400 El Paseo, Suite B1, Palm Desert, CA 92260, 760-346-4661

Book your trip, outside & indoor activities, inexpensive things near me, kid friendly popular scenic places, vegan restaurants, breakfast places near me that are open, affordable biggest cities, getaway, what's near me, romantic getaways tomorrow, excursions, art, tours, towns: Fort Wayne Restaurants, Exton, Grapevine, Glen Rose, Mendocino Coast, Bellaire, Flagstaff, Biloxi, Hanover, Gold Hill, Restaurants in Eugene, Day Trips from Orlando


25.La Quinta Brewing Company

La Quinta Brewing Company
© La Quinta Brewing Company


Exploring in the desert can be thirsty work; when you have worked up a good thirst you can head to the La Quinta Brewing Company. The brewery and Tap Room is located in the heart of Old Town La Quinta in Palm Desert. Established in 2013, this relatively “new” brewery has already won numerous awards in the greater desert area for its distinguished craft beers. When you visit their Tap Room you can choose from up to 24 beers on tap as well as a rotating selection of guest brews and wines. They also have a full-service kitchen which serves up delicious appetizers, salads, burgers, tacos and other popular pub grub.

La Quinta Brewing Company, 74-714 Technology Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211, 760-200-2597

Family getaways, birthday, anniversary for couples, three day weekend, vacation deals, places to visit near me, romantic reception venues, burgers near me, cave, garden, money, capital, amusement parks near me, getaway trip, ocean, tent, RV camping, holidays, dinner places near me: Walpole, Sleepy Hollow, Olean



25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert



You are reading "25 Best Things to Do in Palm Desert " Back to Top