Individuals and families can enjoy open-air Jeep Tours to the San Andreas Fault, Palm Springs Indian Canyons, or the majestic Painted Canyon in the Mecca Hills Wilderness Area. It is a perfect way to see the natural beauty of the Palm Springs area with the entire family.
A vibrant street fair appears every Thursday evening in downtown Palm Springs, with creative artwork, handmade crafts and tasty street foods. No motor traffic, just great music and great vibe.
As a cultural and educational leader, the Palm Springs Art Museum provides collections, exhibitions, and programs to connect people to the art and culture of the community. The Architecture and Design Center is the hub of the museum’s exploration of architecture and design, with a growing archive of collections.
This is the world’s largest rotating tram and travels over 2.5 miles along the cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting visitors to the pristine wilderness of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness area. During this 10-minute journey, the tram rotates slowly, offering spectacular vistas of the valley below. If you are only in Palm Springs for a day, this is a must see.
The Palm Springs Windmill Tours provide the only windmill tour that goes behind the gates onto a working windmill farm. Families have the chance to explore historical exhibits of past machines and a photo gallery exploring the evolution of wind energy in the Coachella Valley. The tour shows active windmills, solar projects revolutionizing solar energy in windy areas, and the newest natural gas facility in the Coachella Valley.