Palm Springs Attractions

Search our top picks for the best attractions in Palm Springs. Whether you´re a life long resident or a first time visitor who wants to do something educational, recreational or just plain fun, our list is your link to the most popular sights and sounds, museums and amusement parks in town.

Moorten Botanical Garden
Wild cacti are on the loose at the Moorten Botanical Garden. The infamous Moorten family, trained desert aficionados, turned their estate into a living museum of desert lore. See thousands of desert cacti and explore exhibits and attractions that display crystals, rocks and ancient fossils when you spend a day at this famous Palm Springs historical landmark.

Address: 1701 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92264 - MAP
Phone: (760) 327-6555
Web: www.moortengarden.com

Palm Springs Art Museum
Fine art connoisseurs, be sure to visit the Palm Springs Art Museum. Patrons from around the globe can peruse modern and contemporary paintings and sculptures by world-renowned artists in an art center that rivals those in major metropolitan areas. Saunter through the modern museum to enjoy impressive art, lunch at Café Muse and learn about future museum events.

Address: 101 North Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 - MAP
Phone: (760) 322-4800
Web: www.psmuseum.org

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Every life has a story! Learn about the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and other Cahuilla peoples through the exhibits and attractions at the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. The museum shares the spirited saga of the history and culture of a tribal nation that today spans across nine reservations in Southern California.

Address: 219 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 - MAP
Phone: (760) 323-0151
Web: www.accmuseum.org

Fabulous Palm Springs Follies
The show must go on at the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies! This theater attraction offers world-famous, Broadway-caliber celebrations of music, dance, and comedy of the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s, performed by a cast old enough to have lived it. You´ll sing, you´ll laugh and enjoy one of the greatest shows in town!

Address: 128 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262 - MAP
Phone: (760) 327-0225
Web: www.psfollies.com

Palm Springs Air Museum
Military aircraft buffs will want to explore the attractions at Palm Springs Air Museum. The museum is headquarters to the world´s largest collection of World War II flying aircraft. Check out historic planes and military artifacts and exhibits, watch documentary films, and shop at the museum gift shop for aviation toys, memorabilia books and clothes.

Address: 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262 - MAP
Phone: (760) 778-6262
Web: www.air-museum.org

The Living Desert
Explore the wild desert at The Living Desert, part zoo, part botanical garden and part nature preserve. Discover what it's like to ride on a camel with your own personal camel driver, trek across the deserts of the world and capture wild animal attractions at the Wildlife Wonders Shows and Animal Chats.

Address: 47900 Portola Avenue Palm Desert, CA 92260 - MAP
Phone: (760) 346-5694
Web: www.livingdesert.org

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Go sky high! The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the world´s largest rotating tram ride, welcomes visitors to ascend more than eight thousand feet above the sheer cliffs of the desert canyon floor. The tram ride attraction will also provide the inside scoop for hiking trails and campground access in the famous San Jacinto State Park wilderness.

Address: 1 Tramway Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 - MAP
Phone: (760) 325-1391
Web: www.pstramway.com

Civic Center Park
Enjoy Palm Desert fun and attractions at the Civic Center Park. Spend a day at the park and enjoy a picnic lunch with friends. After your relaxing picnic, you can participate in a variety of outdoor activities. Feed the ducks and geese at the pond, play ball on the playing fields, or hike and bike on desert trails. Can you say fun in the desert sun?

Address: Fred Waring Dr & San Pablo Ave Palm Desert, CA 92260 - MAP
Phone: (760) 346-0611
Web: www.cityofpalmdesert.org