There is so much to see and do in Greater Palm Springs. Our desert oasis is also a great base from which to explore a variety of art, culture, history, shopping and national parks. Find outdoor activities like hiking and mountain biking, family friendly attractions, unforgettable golf getaways, incredible events, shopping and more with these great trip ideas. Enjoy a day of sightseeing and shopping while soaking up the area's mid-century modern design hotspots. Plan a couple days of family fun that includes a trip to the zoo, splashing around at a water park and more. Spend a few days playing golf courses that feature incredible desert scenery and championship-level designs from some of the sport's biggest names. Or, take it easy for a couple of days of sun and fun that includes plenty of poolside relaxation. No matter what it is that makes you love to travel, from boutique shopping and spa treatments to roughing it on a camping trip to Joshua Tree National Park or hiking in the San Jacinto mountains, you'll find a world of possibilities in Palm Springs and surrounding resort communities.