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Things to Do in Palm Springs

Our Indian Wells resort is located in the heart of the Palm Springs valley. Find your perfect Miramonte experience with our hand-picked activities and hidden local gems.

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Pools & Cabanas

Cool off from the year-round Palm Springs sun with a dip in our sparkling pools. From sunrise to 11 pm enjoy poolside service, cabanas, and secluded pools perfect for grown-ups.


Work on your swing at one of the nearby championship golf courses including Clive Clark’s Celebrity Course and the Putting Course.


Experience world-class tennis just moments from the resort. Enjoy 29 PlexiPave courts, participate in a tennis program, or check out our corporate packages.

Family Package

We have a special package for families – buy 2 nights and get the 3rd night free (Sunday – Thursday). And kids 12-and-under eat free from May 29 through August 30, 2019!

Lawn Games

With sunny weather year-round, our outdoor games keep you entertained when you don’t feel like wandering far. We’ve got cornhole, ladder ball, giant Jenga, bocce ball and more.

Hot Air Ballooning

See the desert from the air. Embark on a breakfast flight or a sunset trip with champagne. A variety of operators offer personalized trips and breathtaking views.

Children’s Discovery Museum at the Desert

Discover, play and learn through hands-on exhibitions and programs. This family-friendly museum inspires children to learn about themselves and the world around them.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Visit the world’s largest rotating tramcar and travel to 8,500 ft. over two-and-a-half miles of the Chino Canyon. At the top, visit the restaurants, observation deck and museum.

The Living Desert® Zoo & Gardens

Voted one of the nation’s best zoos, discover Colorado Desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. Spot pronghorns, jaguars, coyotes and more.

Big Wheel Jeep Tours

Whether it’s a tour of the San Andreas fault, venturing into Indian Canyons or Southern California back-country trips with outstanding views, off-road tours are the ideal way to see the area.

Desert Hills Premium Outlets

Find that must-have item at a can’t-say-no price. Save from 25% to 65% on everyday and designer brands. And get all the power you need for a day of shopping at the on-site eateries.


Located in a unique desert landscape, save up to 70% at this style and savings destination. Brand include Adidas, GUESS, Puma, and Sunglass Hut.

El Paseo

This luxury Palm Springs shopping district offers style, dining and entertainment. Brands include AVEDA, Gucci, Kate Spade, L’Occitane and more.

The Gardens on El Paseo

Featuring trendy, upscale retailers, Coachella Valley’s premier shopping district is a one-stop destination for fashion for all ages, food, events, and more.

Palm Spring Art Museum & Architecture Design Center

A cultural and educational leader in the greater desert community, experience transformative collections, exhibits and programs that connect you to art, culture and architecture.

BMW Performance Center

Be brought up to speed with a BMW or Mini-driving experience like no other. Perfect for group events, go off-road or take adventure tours with the experts.

Rock Climbing

Explore the rugged beauty of the desert valley. Head to Joshua Tree National Park, known for its stunning desert rock formations for an expert session with Cliffhanger Guides.

Hiking Trails

Greater Palm Springs has some of the best hiking in the world – from backcountry trails to easily accessible routes. Pick up maps of the best family-friendly hikes at our convention and visitor bureau.

Windmill Tours

Palm Springs Windmill Tours will take you behind the fences onto the private grounds and you will go where no other tour will go. You will see several forms of sustainable energy: Wind, Solar, and a Natural Gas Peaking plant.

Palm Springs Architecture Tour

Famous for its mid-century modern architecture, learn about the architects, clients and builders who molded Palm Springs with a fascinating and entertaining tour.

Palm Springs International Film Festival

One of the largest film festivals in North America, featuring a lineup of new and celebrated international feature-length films and documentaries.

Tour de Palm Springs

Benefitting charities in the Coachella Valley, this 15-mile cycling event offers gorgeous weather and mountain scenery for thousands of riders each year.

La Quinta Arts Festival

Ranked the #1 Fine Art Festival in the Nation by Greg Lawler, be inspired and educated by the arts with the sunny California desert as your backdrop.

BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament

Every March, witness The World’s Largest ATP World Tour and WTA Combined Professional Tennis Tournament just minutes from our resort.

Fashion Week El Paseo

Showcasing both renowned and emerging designers, celebrate style at the West Coast’s biggest consumer fashion show. Held at the Gardens on El Paseo.