Things to do, Places to go

With its spectacular natural setting and famous desert resort cities, you’ll never run out of things to do in the Coachella Valley.

Visit the amazing animals and plants at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert, or connect with nature and experience the great outdoors at the Joshua Tree National Park. Marvel at the Cabazon Dinosaurs, which are considered one of California’s most iconic roadside landmarks, or gaze at an extensive collection of vintage aircraft that have seen action in both World Wars at the Palm Springs Air Museum.

If you prefer more leisurely pursuits like shopping, the Coachella Valley has some of the best shopping centers in the region like The River at Rancho Mirage, Old Town La Quinta, The Shops on El Paseo, and the Westfield Palm Desert Shopping Mall. Have your fill of local delicacies, familiar franchises, or world-class international cuisine with a diverse array of restaurants and dining establishments.

Golfing enthusiasts will be right at home in the valley, with about 125 golf courses in the area that provide challenging plays and magnificent scenic views. Whatever your interests, Coachella Valley has it all.