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Palm Springs, California Attractions

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Knotts Soak City Water Park McCallum Adobe
McCallum Theatre Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Palm Springs Air Museum Palm Springs Attractions page
Palm Springs Resorts Convention & Visitors Authority Palm Springs Desert Museum
Palm Springs Visitors Information Center The Living Desert


Knotts Soak City Water park

1500 Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA
Phone: 760 327-0499

This 21 acre park has water slides, free-fall slides, body and board surfing in a 2/3 acre wave pool, an inner tube ride, beach volleyball, and much more. Food and rentals are available.


Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention & Visitors Authority

70-100 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: 760 770-9000
Toll-free: 800-967-3767


Palm Springs Visitors Information Center

2781 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA
Phone: 760 778-8418 or 800 347-7746.


Palm Springs Air Museum

745 North Gene Autry Trial between Ramon and Vista Chino
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760 778-6262 ext. 222
Open every day 10 am to 5 pm - please call ahead to confirm hours of operation

Palm Springs Air Museum, featuring propeller-driven World War II aircraft in flying condition, photographs, memorabilia. There are also meeting space, educational and entertainment events. Open year-round. Group tours are available.
Air Conditioned facility


The Living Desert

Wildlife & Botanical Park

47-900 Portola Ave
Take Hwy. 111 east to Palm Desert, right on Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone: 760 346-5694
Open 9 am to 5 pm daily - Be sure to call ahead to confirm hours of operation

"Like a zoo, only Better!", over 1,200 acres of gardens, animals and hiking trails. Among its attractions are: exotic birds and animals, visitors center, bookstore/gift shop, botanical gardens, nature trails, picnic area, serene patios and Meercat Cafe.

Group rates. Free parking.


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Tramway Dr. - Chino Canyon off Hwy 111 (north)
Palm Springs, CA
Phone: 760 325-1391
Toll-free: 888-515-TRAM
Temperature 760 325-4227

The mountain station is situated at 8,516 feet! Mt. San Jacinto Sate Park and Wilderness has over 54 miles of trail. Please call for schedule of tram. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is one of the largest double-reversible passenger-carrying tramways in the world. The trip to the top is two and one-half miles, traveled in 14 minutes. The ascent brings you through five different life zones with flora and fauna in each approximating what you will find on a motor trip from Mexico's Sonora Desert to Alaska. Please call to confirm hours and charges, if any.


The McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts

This theatre is located at the Bob Hope Cultural Center. There is seating for 1,125 persons. Tours are available.

73000 Fred Waring Dr.
Palm Desert, California 92260
Phone: 760-346-6505
Box Office: 760-340-ARTS


Palm Springs Desert Museum

A Public, privately funded and nationally accredited art and natural science facility, featuring several galleries, Annenberg Theater, sculpture gardens, fine permanent collections and top changing exhibitions, lectures, concerts, classes, field trips, reference library. American Indian artifacts and artworks.

Docent-led tours are available.

Museum Store open during museum hours.
Handicapped access through south parking lot.

101 Museum Dr.
Palm Springs, California

Phone: 760-325-7186
Recorded information: 760-325-0189


McCallum Adobe

The McCallum Adobe was built in 1885 from native soil, this was the home of the John Guthrie McCallum family. The home is now utilized by the Palm Springs Historical Society, including display of personal memorabilia of Pearl McCallum McManus.

Please call for more information including hours of operation: 760-323-8297


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