Do it All…Or Do Nothing at All.
Whether you have a passion for athletic endeavors and outdoor fun or you’re just looking to relax and unwind, there’s plenty to do in Palm Desert every day of the year: unparalleled shopping, rejuvenating spas, refreshing pools, award-winning golf, challenging tennis and of course endless outdoor activities where you can enjoy the beauty of nature underneath the Southern California sun – often for free!
Discover Palm Desert’s Great Outdoors
Home to deep valleys, soaring mountains, rustling palm trees and everything in between, Palm Desert’s varied landscape makes it the perfect playground for outdoor adventure. From mountain biking and hiking trails to hot air balloon rides – plus acres of recreational parks great for all sorts of sports and activities – there’s no wrong way to discover Palm Desert’s outdoor treasures.
Whether you’re lacing up for a trek along Palm Desert’s hiking trails or simply want a great place for a picnic, you’ll find all the information you need to discover our great outdoors here:
Indulge in The Spa Experience
Reward every inch of your body – and your mind and spirit, too – with a visit to one of Palm Desert’s incredible spas. From luxurious spa resorts designed for a rejuvenating getaway, to chic day spas perfect for an afternoon of pampering, Palm Desert has everything you need to feel great from head to toe.
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Your ticket to fun
Palm Desert has so much to offer for your stay. While there’s a lot to be said for spending the day relaxing poolside at your resort, hiking a mountainside trail, or shopping on El Paseo, be sure to leave time for exploring some of the area’s amazing attractions.
Whatever your interests, you’ll find plenty of attractions in this sun-filled paradise that will fill your days with fun and create stunning memories. Check out some of our favorite Palm Desert attractions for every traveler:
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Palm Desert Visitor Services
Planning a trip, or just arrived? The Palm Desert Visitor Services staff is ready to help you find your happy place. We're open inside Palm Desert City Hall’s North Wing where you can browse our brochures, guides and maps, and ask for assistance and advice.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is also available by phone, email or the chat function in the lower right hand of this screen to answer any questions you may have.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed weekends and major holidays
73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
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