The oasis is a mecca for outdoor adventurers. The outdoor sports and entertainment events in the valley capture the world’s attention. The adventurer in you can choose ballooning, gliding, four wheeling or horseback riding, golf, tennis, polo, swimming, to cross-country skiing! Or how about some excitement on two wheels? From palms to pines come to play in Greater Palm Springs.
Day 1 - Pedego Electric Bikes
The Chateau at Lake La Quinta is a chic boutique hotel with a gorgeous lakeside view, picturesque surroundings, and beautifully-appointed hotel rooms. Enjoy a glass of bubbly or a handcrafted cocktail at the bar overlooking the lake or grab a spot next to a fire pit at the beautiful lakeside entertainment patio.
Just like a normal bicycle – only better! With Pedego electric bikes, you are not limited by your fitness capability; you are able to go further distances to see and do more. Pedego also has a rental location in downtown Palm Springs.
Lake Cahuilla is a 710-acre park situated at the base of the beautiful Santa Rosa Mountains. Located 6 miles south-east of Old Town La Quinta, it is the ideal nature getaway with campsites and other outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, horseback riding trails, and a swimming pool.
For dinner try Fortun’s Kitchen + Bar in Old Town La Quinta. An indoor dining courtyard is air-conditioned and features a retractable ceiling that allows you to dine under the desert stars.
Day 2 – Harley-Davidson Motorcycles
The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert features waterways that can be traversed by cruising boats, as well as a flamingo island, two golf courses, five outdoor pools and a serene spa. It offers 234,896 square feet of exquisite indoor and outdoor space to explore. Dine at one of their excellent restaurants, which entice with everything from California cuisine to Japanese fare. Play a game on one of the resort's tennis courts or rent a Harley-Davidson.
Rent a motorcycle at EagleRider Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Rentals at the Marriott. EagleRider pioneered the motorcycle rental and tour business in 1992. Since then, the brand has become synonymous with motorcycle adventure worldwide.
Take the Highway 74 up to Idyllwild. Ride the sweeping vistas of Highway 74 to this nature-lovers oasis located in the San Jacinto Mountains above Palm Springs. At a mile high, visitors enjoy an alpine forest abounding with wildlife. The quaint town center is full of colorful art galleries, unique shops, and restaurants.
After the mountain ride, get grounded with a little “FootGolf” at Desert Willow across from the Marriott. FootGolf combines the popular sports of soccer and golf. To play, athletes use regulation size #5 soccer balls on a traditional golf course with 21-inch diameter cups. FootGolf is played on a regulation 18-hole golf course. The pace of play for a standard round for FootGolf is 2 hours. "Kick Times" may be booked the day of.
Day 3 - Bicycles
Welcome to the Hotel California in Palm Springs (You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave).
Nestled along the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, the Hotel California is a quiet boutique hotel. This classic California Spanish Mission style property provides just the right amount of rustic charm and romance. Fourteen comfortable rooms surround a sparkling pool and spa amid a lush courtyard.
They have free bicycles! Grab a beach cruiser and martini and ride downtown Palm Springs or check out the local celebrity homes of Liberace, Dean Martin, and Marilyn Monroe to name a few.
Stretch your legs with Tall Grass Hiking and Tours. They offer many hikes for varying abilities from easy to strenuous, all beautiful and affordable. Choose from Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Homestead Trail Loop, Carrizo Canyon, 1000 Palms Oasis, Willis Palms Mesa & Oasis, Joshua Tree National Park, Ryan Mount, Indian Canyons Coffman Murray Loop, and any more.
Cruising on two wheels is a sure way to see much that the oasis has to offer and is certain to create a memorable stay in our beautiful desert valley. To discover more ways to get outdoors, check out our Live Your Wellest page.