Palm Springs and the Desert Resorts Sights

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29 Palms Art Gallery

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This gallery features work by local painters, sculptors, and jewelry makers inspired by the desert landscape. If you find yourself inspired...

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

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One of the richest living natural-history museums in the nation, this state park is a vast, nearly uninhabited wilderness where you can...

Backstreet Art District

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Galleries and live-work studios just off East Canyon Drive showcase the works of highly acclaimed artists. Joseph and Leena Pilcher—he's...

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Once a Native American village and later a cattle ranch, this preserve is a serene oasis around a natural spring generated by snowmelt...

Boomers Palm Springs

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At this mini-theme park you can play mini golf, drive bumper boats, climb a rock wall, drive a go-kart, swing in the batting cages, test...

Cabot's Pueblo Museum

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Cabot Yerxa, the man who found the spring that made Desert Hot Springs famous, built a quirky four-story, 35-room pueblo between 1939...

Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

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With instructive hands-on exhibits, this museum contains a miniature rock-climbing area, a magnetic sculpture wall, make-it-and-take-it-apart...

Coachella Valley History Museum

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Learn about dates at this museum inside a former farmhouse. The exhibits here provide an intriguing glimpse into irrigation, harvesting,...

Coachella Valley Preserve

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

For a glimpse of how the desert appeared before development, head northeast from Palm Springs to this preserve. It has a system of sand...

El Paseo

  • Pedestrian Mall

West of and parallel to Highway 111, this mile-long Mediterranean-style shopper's paradise is lined with fountains, courtyards, and upscale...