Palm Springs Attractions

What to do on your Palm Springs Vacation

• Shopping / Sightseeing / Restaurants
• Indian Casinos
• Palm Springs Tram
• Living Desert Zoo and Wildlife Park
• Water Park
• Golf / Tennis
• Bike Trails
• Hiking
• Horseback Riding
• Rock Climbing
• Fitness Center / Gym
• Health / Beauty Spa
• Antique Hunting
• Cinemas / Movie Theaters / Live Theatre / Museums / Miniature golf


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Nearby Golf Courses

Indian Canyons Golf Resort

This is a spectacular course open to the public and just a two minute drive from the Solar House.

Mesquite Country Club

This club, with a public golf course, is walkable, just around the corner from Green Oasis.

Tommy Jacobs Bel Air Greens

Visible from the Green Oasis is this nine hole golf course open to the public.


Attractions for Families

Living Desert

This is a zoo with botanical gardens in nearby Palm Desert, CA, twenty minutes from both houses.

Knott’s Soak City

A family waterpark less than five minutes away.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The world’s largest rotating tram ascending 2.5 miles to a pristine mountain wilderness, about ten minutes away.

Palm Springs Air Museum

A magnificent collection of World War II air craft.

Palm Springs Art Museum

Museum with a world class collection of Western, California and local artists.


Attractions for Adults

Spa Resort Casino

This is a spectacular gaming and entertainment center with a great buffet, just a few minutes drive from the houses to the heart of downtown.



Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a shopper’s paradise, including Downtown Palm Springs, The River in Rancho Mirage and the El Paseo Shopping District, the Rodeo Drive of the Desert.


A half hour from the houses are the Cabazon Outlets with a vast array of designer stores.


Hiking Trails and Wilderness


Excellent hikes into beautiful wilderness are very near to our houses. We love the Palm Canyon Trail, the Indian Canyons Trail and Murray Canyon among others.

Joshua Tree National Park

No visit to the desert is complete without a drive through and rock climb in nearby Joshua Tree National Park.