Indio - The City of Festivals

Once a sleepy community outside of Palm Springs, Indio is now the place to be, with numerous music and art festivals. It’s also just a short drive to the desert’s cultural attractions and stunning natural landscapes. Shop, golf, and explore the other side of Palm Springs.

Family Activities

Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park is a mountainous region that encompasses part of the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Here you’ll find a variety of native plants and animals, a rich history of mining, and surreal geologic features. Spend the day camping, picnicking, hiking and rock climbing.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Experience a birds-eye-view of Palm Springs. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a treat for all ages, offering a spectacular 2.5 mile ride and 360° valley and mountain views. Take it all the way to the top and enjoy fantastic food at Peaks Restaurant.

Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum

Home to one of the worlds largest collections of flyable WWII planes, the Palm Springs Air Museum offers visitors of all ages a new perspective of WWII. Tour a variety of exhibits, ride in vintage Warbird planes, and participate in daily activities.

Local Attractions

Tahquitz Palm Springs Canyon

Tahquitz Palm Springs Canyon

Enjoy a self guided or ranger lead hike of Tahquitz Palm Springs Canyon.  Tahquitz Canyon is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich areas of Agua Caliente Band of the Cahuilla Indians Reservation featuring a spectacular seasonal waterfall, rock art, native wildlife, and plants.

Shields Date Garden

Shields Date Garden

Shields Date Garden has attracted visitors for more than 75 years. Not only can you buy assorted dates and date treats (including date shakes) here, but you also can find out how dates are grown.

Salton Sea

Salton Sea

The Salton Sea lake is 35 miles long and 15 miles wide, and was formed in 1905. It is now a site of stunning desert sunsets and one of the largest bird sanctuaries in the state.

The Living Desert Wildlife & Botanical Preserve

The Living Desert Wildlife & Botanical Preserve

Discover giraffes, camels, cheetahs and over 450 animals in naturalized habitats at The Living Desert Wildlife & Botanical Preserve. Enjoy 1,200 acres of scenic hiking trails, beautiful botanical gardens, safari tours, interactive petting kraal and kids playland.

Nearby Shopping

Desert Hills Premium Outlets

Desert Hills Premium Outlets

Find impressive savings at Coach, Dior, Lacoste, J.Crew, Tod’s, and many more luxury brand stores at Desert Hills Premium Outlets.

Outdoor Recreation

Getaway Adventures

Getaway Adventures

Looking for an easy ride or a challenging ride?  It’s up to you! Getaway Adventures offers bicycle tours for any ability and is only a two-minute drive from the resort.

ATV & Jeep Expeditions

ATV & Jeep Expeditions

Set out on an adventure on an ATV or Jeep tour. Desert Adventures provides exciting and educational jeep tours of the desert, palm oasis and the mountains.

Indian Palms Country Club

Indian Palms Country Club

Known as the hidden jewel of the desert, Indian Palms Country Club is a 27 hole championship golf course with a stunning view of the Santa Rosa Mountains. After a relaxed round of golf, enjoy a meal and a cocktail at Hangar19.

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