Attractions/Activities in Greater Palm Springs

McCallum Theatre Palm Desert CA

McCallum Theatre

A 1,127-seat, state-of-the-art theatre. Presenting major entertainment from all areas of the performing arts. From the very best in music, theater and dance to its nationally recognized arts education program, the McCallum Theatre is the premier venue for entertainment and the performing arts in the Coachella Valley. Open September-June. Since its opening in 1988, McCallum Theatre has become one of the most respected presenting theaters in the world and has gained a reputation for performance excellence and outstanding customer service from both entertainers and audiences. The Theatre has welcomed to its stage some of the World’s greatest entertainers including Tony Bennett, Harry Connick Jr., Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Barry Manilow, Willie Nelson, the finest in Broadway touring productions, and the best dancers, singers and performers from around the world.

 

73000 Fred Waring Dr, Palm Desert, CA   -   (760) 340-ARTS

Wet n Wild Water Park Palm Springs

Wet n` Wild Waterpark

Palm Springs' only water adventure park is 16 acres of water rides and attractions. Themed to 1950's Southern California beaches, guests can catch a wave in the 800,000-gallon Rip Tide Reef wave pool; brave Tidal Wave Towers seven-story vertical chutes, or relax in the Sunset River. Tube and body slide fans can head for Surf Rider Rapids or Sea Snake. Join your friends on Undertow, a twisting, turning tube slide you won’t want to try alone. And there’s fun for the whole family in Kahunas Beach House. Group rates, picnics, birthdays, and more.

 

1500 S. Gene Autry Tr, Palm Springs, CA   -   (760) 327-0499

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the Worlds largest rotating tramcar, you will experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Begin the ten-minute ride at the Valley Station, elevation 2,643 feet, and end at the Mountain Station, elevation 8,516 feet. No matter what the season, whether you are enjoying spectacular views or hiking in a pristine wilderness, a one-of-a-kind experience can be had by all.

 

One Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA   -   (760) 325-1391

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens Palm Desert CA

The Living Desert

The Living Desert is a unique zoo and botanical garden that specializes in the deserts of the world. Giraffes, mountain lions, zebras, and cheetahs are just a few of the incredible animals that take you from Africa to North America. The botanical gardens include geographic replicas of areas as diverse as Baja California’s Vizcaino Desert and the exotic deserts of Madagascar. Stop by the interactive Discovery Center, visit one of the largest G-scale model train displays, enjoy a Wildlife Wonders animal presentation, hike the nature trails, have lunch in one of the cafes, or pet the goats in the Petting Kraal. Let the shuttles take you from African Village WaTuTu to the state-of-the-art Wildlife Hospital. The Living Desert offers an experience like no other. The Living Desert's mission is desert conservation through preservation, education, and appreciation. They offer student programs for schools, family and kid's programs, as well as adult programs. Check the website for location information, current hours and events.

 

47900 Portola Avenue Palm Desert, CA 92260   -   (760) 346-5694