Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, attractions, festivals and sports in the cities of Palm Springs. Explore Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta and Palm Desert.
Indian Wells - Championship Golf
Well known for its spectacular golf courses, this is where travelers from afar come to sample the fine fairways and greens. Each January, the pro's gather to play in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. There are also six championship golf courses within the vicinity. Whether you're looking to be a spectator, or swing for the greens at your own leisure, Indian Wells is one place to consider.
Indio - Historic Festivals
Coachella Valley's oldest and largest city proudly celebrates its rich history throughout the year with an assortment of festivals and fairs. For more than half a century the National Date Festival has celebrated the delectable nature of the date. Approximately 90% of America's dates happen right here in Indio. If you're interested in seeing all these dates, there are hot air balloon rides that gingerly hover over the fields for optimal viewing. Also celebrated here are exciting equine events including America's largest horse show at the Indio Desert Circuit, and world-class polo matches.
La Quinta - Spectacular Sights
Also known as the "Gem of the Desert", the mountain-laden town of La Quinta offers breathtaking views and picturesque valleys worthy of placement on any fine mantelpiece. During the spring the La Quinta Arts Festival showcases local talent and aspiring artists. La Quinta also offers the perfect opportunity to blast that elusive three hundred yard drive at one of many world-class golf courses.
Palm Desert - Shopping & Family Attractions
For the exuberant shopper, El Paseo Blvd has a seemingly endless array of family-owned shops and souvenir clothing stores. Other famed attractions include: the Hopalong Cassidy Trail, inspiration to the classic Western TV show; the Living Desert, featuring local wildlife and flora; and one of Palm Spring's most popular family attractions - the Golf Cart Parade.