Things to Do


From thrilling outdoor adventures to rejuvenating wellness retreats, you’ll find a variety of things to do in Desert Hot Springs. Mineral pools sparkle with natural healing waters. Boutique inns and spas beckon curious travelers. And wilderness hikes roam across beautifully rugged terrain. A few Desert Hot Springs attractions and activities you won’t want to miss include:

  • Exploring the lush wetlands and creosote-strewn hillsides of Mission Creek Preserve, part of the Sand to Snow National Monument.

  • Booking a day pass to one of the city’s many mineral water spa hotels and soaking in their natural cold and hot mineral springs.

  • Balancing your chakras during one of the weekly holistic spa therapies and classes at the renowned Two Bunch Palms.

  • Discovering a piece of Greater Palm Springs history at Cabot’s Pueblo Museum, Hopi-inspired pueblo housing artifacts, photographs, and other historic items from homesteader Cabot Yerxa’s life.

Cabot's Pueblo Museum

See how homesteader, Cabot Yerxa's lifetime of extraordinary adventure lives on through this desert masterpiece.

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