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The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies

The "Fabulous Palm Springs Follies" is made up of professional dancers and singers from 49-89 years old! The show runs from November through May and sells out to audiences from all over the world at the Plaza Theatre in Palm Springs

Phone: 760-327-0225

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway offers magnificent tram cars, which revolve. Mountain Station, which is 8,516 feet in elevation, has a cocktail lounge, restaurant, and a gift shop. You'll also find 54 miles of great hiking trails in Mt. San Jacinto State Park as well as ski rental equipment. A permit is required for overnight camping.

Tramway Drive - Chino Canyon off Highway 111 (North). The Park is open all year. Hours: weekdays, 10 a.m., weekends and holidays, 8 a.m. Tram cars run every half hour. The last one down the mountain leaves at 9:45.

Phone: 325-1449

Indian Canyons

Palm Canyon is 15 miles long and is amongst the most beautiful places in the west. It contains natural flora and fauna which are indigenous to the gorges and desert lands of this area. The Andreas Canyon contains over 150 different species of plants and fan palms are also abundant. There is also Murray Canyon, which can be hiked to from Andreas Canyon. There are recreation areas within palm trees at the end of many of the trails.

S. Palm Canyon Drive, 5 miles from the center of Palm Springs
Phone: 760-325-3400

Tahquitz Canyon

Located inside the Agua Caliente Reservation, Tahquitz Canyon is a strikingly beautiful and culturally diverse area. Some of the spectacles the canyon has to offer are a breathtaking 60-foot waterfall, ancient water systems, an array of different plants and wildlife, and rock art.

Location: 500 W. Mesquite, - Just West of Palm Canyon Drive in Down Town Palm
Phone: 760-416-7044

The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum represents the culture and history of the Cahuilla Indlain Tribe and is a non-profit organization.

Located in the Village Green Heritage Center, 219 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Museum Admission is Free
Hours: 10 am to 5 pm Wednesday through Saturday
12 pm to 4 pm Sunday
Phone: 760-323-0151

Palm Springs Air Museum

Walk back through history in the three air-conditioned sparkling hangars. Take a trip back in time while walking through three hangars. Talk to war veterans from that time and check out any of the 27 WWII planes, which include a Spitfire, B25, P47, and a B17.

Twenty vintage automobiles (including a 1948 Tucker, 1928 copper-trimmed Rickenbacker) gleam next to the Combat Photography, Flying Tigers and Women in WWII displays. A diorama showing Pearl Harbor before the attack is positioned next to a $1,000,000 exhibit of five handcrafted metal models of navy vessels. Watch a free video in the Buddy Rogers Theater and then test your flying skills on the combat computer flight simulators.

Located at 750 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(Summer hours June 1 - September 30, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM).
Admission: Adults $8, Seniors & Military with ID $6.50
Children 6 - 12 $3.50, Children under 6 free.
Phone: 760-778-6262

Palm Springs Desert Museum

Palm Springs Desert Museum is a nationally accredited art and natural science facility, featuring fine permanent collections and top touring exhibitions, galleries, sculpture gardens, Annenberg Theater, Café

Open Tuesday - Sunday, year round except major holidays. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Community Day first Friday of the month with free admission to all.

101 Museum Dr.
Phone: 760-325-7186
Recorded info 760-325-0189

Jeep Tours

Call Desert Adventures for all your Palm Springs Desert Resorts jeep tours, hiking, biking, team building, party planning and corporate events needs. Desert Adventures offers jeep tours of Palm Springs, Palm Desert, La Quinta and the San Andreas Fault.

Corporate events such as parties, team building and corporate events at Metate' Canyon Ranch, a 1000 acre private desert preserve located on the San Andreas Fault.

Phone: 760-324-5337
Toll Free: 888-440-5337

Palm Springs Balloon Rides

Enjoy the best part of the day with a spectacular sunrise balloon flight or bid the sun farewell in the afternoon. Get spectacular views of the Coachella valley! Ballooning provides great photo opportunities, so bring plenty of film. As you fly peacefully with the wind, your skilled FAA commercial pilot will give you a great tour of the area.

In-flight we will share the history and celebrate with a 200 yr old traditional champagne toast. Following your adventure you will be presented with commemorative aeronaut flight certificates and in-flight photos. Ballooning is space available and weather permitting so always schedule for your first available day.

Call for reservation and information: 760-776-5785

Cimarrón Golf Resort

Cimarrón Golf Resort features two world-class layouts designed by John Fought. Cimarrón, named after the vibrant purple flower, also means "wild and untamed". Enhancing the stark beauty of the native desert, Cimarrón uses European-style such as bunker walls made of sod, and filled with white crushed marble against the creative contouring of the emerald fairways.

Cimarron is quite unique because of the fact that it combines traditional desert golf with European links similar to old Scotland.

Phone: 760-770-6060
Toll Free: 877-966-6233

Tahquitz Creek Golf Course

The course is made up of two outstanding 18-hole courses, both offering incredible views of Palm Springs. Tahquitz Creek was recently voted "one of the best places to play," by Golf Digest. A Palm Springs favorite since its opening in 1995, The Legend, a traditional styled course has recently been renovated. What was once 6600 yards of fairways lined with trees now has 40 additional bunkers.

Beware! There is a severe back to front slope on the greens. The course opened in 1995 and was designed by the famous architect Ted Robinson. The course features strategically placed bunkers, rolling terrain, spectacular waterscapes and incredible views of the mountains.

1885 Golf Club Dr
Phone: 760-328-2375

Guests of Caliente are lucky to have access to so many nearby Palm Springs attractions, from indoor theater, music and dance performances to outdoor desert excursions and leisurely golf courses. Palm Springs is a popular vacation spot due to all of its amazing ongoing events and exciting attractions. Make the most of your Caliente Tropics stay by celebrating the culture, land and desert location via Palm Springs attractions.

Palm Springs attractions come in all forms from leisurely to adventurous and everything in between. Adventure-seeking guests should be sure to check out the Indian Canyons and Tahquitz Canyon excursions to learn hands-on about the desert land surrounding Palm Springs. Guests can visit Indian Canyons, which includes Palm Canyon, a 15 mile long natural masterpiece, as well as The Andreas Canyon which houses over 150 species of indigenous plants and fan palms. Hiking and climbing trails from here lead to Murray Canyon, where guests can enjoy picnicking and sight-seeing.

For those guests who enjoy a softer side of the outdoors, there are golf courses and hot air balloon rides throughout Palm Springs, with gorgeous views, mines the strenuous hiking. One of two golf courses in the area is Cimarron Golf Resort, featuring two layouts with European style blended with traditional desert golf. The other is Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, with two 18-hole courses and beautiful views of Palm Springs. Tahquitz Creek also features severe back to front slopes on each of the courses designed by renowned Ted Robinson in 1995. Palm Springs hot air balloons are another great way to enjoy the land and air of Palm Desert. Take a sunrise flight, or see the sun fade in the afternoon sky, with a guided tour by your personal FAA Commercial pilot. Breath-taking views of Palm Springs, photo ops and in- flight pictures are all yours with these relaxing rides. Take advantage of the unique landscapes available with these outdoor Palm Springs attractions.

Palm Springs attractions vary from outdoor excursions on the land, to learning about the history of the land. History buffs will enjoy a tour of The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, where guests will view exhibits and artifacts from the 1800s. When pioneers first discovered the land surrounding modern day Palm Springs, they worked hard to turn the natural land into a home, as it is today. See how people over the years have turned nature into the amazing Palm Springs attractions, hotels, adventures and more throughout the years.

Some of the Palm Springs attractions feature modern productions and performances at various venues in the area. The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies are a cast of professional singers and dancers, all between the ages of 49-89 who perform hit songs and dance routines from the past four decades at the Plaza Theater. The McCallum Theater is another great venue to see musical acts in Palm Springs. This concert venue features an ever-changing lineup from main music tours to performance art shows, such as Blue Man Group.

Palm Springs attractions offer guests the ultimate excitement in the desert, from song and dance performances to incredible nature adventures in the midst of the desert. Whether you’re seeking a hiking trip, balloon air ride, jeep tour, live concert, or history lesson on your Palm Springs vacation, the vast Palm Springs attractions will have something for everyone.

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411 E. Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92264

Local: 760-327-1391
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