You’ll discover plenty of things to do in Greater Palm Springs. Thanks to the abundance of sunny days and warm winter weather, Greater Palm Springs is a year-round playground for those who enjoy being active—and those who don’t.

From amazing art and culture to incredible outdoor adventures, you'll find plenty of things to do during your stay.

If you prefer rest and relaxation, you can simply chill out in one of our many sparkling pools. Lounge poolside or in one of the area’s VIP cabanas while sipping a designer, chef-crafted cocktail

Or you can tee off at one of the more than 110 local golf courses, swing a tennis racquet on the same tennis courts where legends have played, find your bliss at an area spa, explore the desert on a sightseeing tour, wow the kids with a trip to The Living Desert zoo and garden, or visit museums and boutique shops in Palm Springs.

Or check out our world-class film, music and art festivals – our annual events calendar includes many internationally renowned events. You can even try your luck at one of several local casinos around Greater Palm Springs.

Prior to traveling, you'll want to call ahead to ensure the businesses you are planning to visit are open with regular hours, as well as view our blog on traveling safely, which includes wearing face masks and practicing social distancing. We are committed to doing our part to keep you safe. You can read more about our Safer Together Greater Together destination pledge at

Frequently Asked Questions

What are hotels, restaurants, and attractions doing to help protect visitors?

The Greater Palm Springs tourism industry is pledging to implement the latest safety guidelines developed by the State of California and leading industry associations. Our Safer Together, Greater Together Pledge offers a unified commitment destination-wide among all businesses—including hotels, restaurants and attractions—which promise to institute core safety practices such as:

  • Performing a detailed risk assessment and implement a site-specific protection plan
  • Training employees on how to limit the spread of COVID-19, including how to screen themselves for symptoms and to stay home if they have them
  • Implementing individual control measures and screenings
  • Implementing disinfecting protocols
  • Implementing physical distancing guidelines
  • Staying informed of and implement the latest best practices

To learn more about the extra precautions our local businesses and tourism partners are taking to protect visitors, go to


Are masks required at attractions?

Yes, face coverings are mandatory in the state of California.

Which attractions are open?

Below are some of Greater Palm Springs's major attractions and their status of being opened. Please visit the attraction's website for hours of operations.

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