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If you feel like stepping out onto the desert playground, there are endless options for fun just minutes away from the Hotel. You're guaranteed fun in the sun, no matter how you choose to plan your day! Whether it's your first trip or you're a local, there is always something new to discover in the desert - like hiking, pristine parks and outdoor shopping surrounded by desert views and, of course, endless California sunshine.

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The world's largest rotating tramcar, allows you to experience a 10-minute breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon, from Valley Station's elevation of 2,643 feet to Mountain Station's elevation of 8,516 feet.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Experience Palm Desert's wild side at America's only zoo dedicated to the world's desert species. Imagine a land inhabited with extreme wildlife unlike any other; a place where plants need less than ten inches of yearly precipitation to survive and animals that have learned to adapt to the harshest of climates.

Hiking Trails

Palm Desert offers a variety of trails for hiking enthusiasts, as well as those who simply love the outdoors and the rich history of Palm Desert and the Santa Rosa San Jacinto National Monument.
Trails include the Hop Along Cassidy Trail, named after television icon and Palm Desert Resident, William Boyd. The Randall Henderson Trail, named for an early desert visionary and author who realized the area's potential & began to document its history and growth in The Desert Magazine, published in the 1930's. The Herb Jeffries Trail is a tribute to the legendary "Bronze Buckaroo," Herb Jeffries, a film star and recording artist from the era of popular Western movies.
The Indian Canyons, located on Agua Caliente tribal land, are also a must-see. Undisturbed natural beauty is combined with remarkably easy access. The canyons are located just minutes from downtown Palm Springs.


Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park is immense, spanning nearly 800,000 acres. This is a land shaped by strong winds, sudden torrents of rain, and climatic extremes. The individuals, both plant and animal, that inhabit the park are not individualists. They depend on their entire ecosystem for survival.

Mid-Century Modern Tours in Greater Palm Springs

Enjoy guided or self-driving, biking and walking tours and learn about the fascinating history and bold architecture of Palm Springs.

Butterfly rooflines, colorful front doors and A-frame facades galore: Few places in the world feature such a treasure trove of midcentury modern architecture as Greater Palm Springs. Travel back in time and see some of these architectural gems for yourself on one of several midcentury modern tours offered year-round.

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