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things to do in greater palm springs

You’ll discover plenty of things to do in Greater Palm Springs. Thanks to the abundance of sunny days and warm winter weather, Greater Palm Springs is a year-round playground for those who enjoy being active—and those who don’t.

From amazing art and culture to incredible outdoor adventures, you’ll find plenty of things to do during your stay.

If you prefer rest and relaxation, you can simply chill out in one of our many sparkling pools. Lounge poolside or in one of the area’s VIP cabanas while sipping a designer, chef-crafted cocktail. 

Or you can tee off at one of the more than 110 local golf courses, swing a tennis racquet on the same tennis courts where legends have played, find your bliss at an area spa, explore the desert on a sightseeing tour, wow the kids with a trip to The Living Desert zoo and garden, or visit museums and boutique shops in Palm Springs.

Or check out our world-class film, music, and art festivals – our annual events calendar includes many internationally renowned events. You can even try your luck at one of several local casinos around Greater Palm Springs.

Prior to traveling, you’ll want to call ahead to ensure the businesses you are planning to visit are open with regular hours, as well as view our blog on traveling safely, which includes wearing face masks and practicing social distancing. We are committed to doing our part to keep you safe. You can read more about our Safer Together Greater Together.


Take a guided, self-driving architecture tour today from Modern Tours Palm Springs and see all Palm Springs best and most iconic mid-century architecture. Don’t want to join a group or bus tour? These tours are at your pace on your timeline.

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Greater Palm Springs is known internationally midcentury modernism. Look for the four distinct elements that characterize Desert Modernism—cantilever roofs, clerestory windows, brise-soleil screens and shadow block walls. 

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