Explore Coachella Valley from our luxury hotel’s perspective.
Explore another side of California – less than two hours from the bustling metropolises of Los Angeles and San Diego, but a world away from the hustle of the city. The Coachella Valley and surrounding mountain ranges offer unforgettable adventures in the spellbinding great outdoors, endless golfing and soulful relaxation, including our resort’s world-class spa treatments. The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage is the perfect place to discover all that the California desert has to offer.
The Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Two Attractions in one!.....that is The living Desert Zoo & Botanical Gardens.
Discover over 450 fascinating animals and acres of lush botanical gardens on your very own Private Safari! Offering packages which feature safari’s, private and self-guided tours and behind the scenes experiences, this is a local treasure and don’t miss for all ages.
Palm Springs Aerial Tram
Aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, World’s Largest Rotating Tramcar, you will experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Begin the 10 minute ride at the Valley Station – elevation 2,643 ft. and end at the Mountain Station – elevation 8,516 ft. 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.
Located on Agua Caliente tribal land, the canyons are a must-do for hiking, picnicking and natural water-fall pool sun bathing. Undisturbed natural beauty is combined with remarkably easy access. The Canyons are located just south in the canyons of Downtown Palm Springs.
Jeep Adventure Tours
World renowned for expert naturalist guides and memorable eco-tours and events, your experience with Desert Adventures is guaranteed to be educational, entertaining, and FUN! Have a desire to go off road? Let jeep adventure tours be our off road guide to the desert.
Hot Air Ballooning
Greet the sun or bid it farewell as you drift in beautiful desert skies. This adventure is one of the most peaceful experiences you’ll ever have. While floating effortlessly in one of our colorful hot air balloons, you will view breathtaking vistas of some of the most picturesque landscapes in California.
The McCallum Theater
The McCallum Theatre is a pride within the Palm Springs Valley for entertainment and education. The McCallum offers a variety of performing art experiences that reflect the diversity of the destination. From Broadway shows to local talent showcases, this masterpiece theatre is performing arts enthusiasts must see.
Big League Dreams Sports Park
Sport fans who crave batting cages, soccer matches, arcade and softball fields alike will be mesmerized by this sports park. Ever dream of hitting a home run at Wrigley Field? At Big league Dreams Sports Park you can!
Palm Springs Art Museum
11.3 miles to main PS campus / 1.7 to satellite PD campus
Palm Springs campus: In 2014 this site celebrated its 75th Anniversary as the cultural and educational leader in the greater desert community. This original museum site provides extraordinary creative encounters based on its collections of modern and contemporary art, celebration of the mountainous region around us and those which inhabited it, as well as traditional art of the Americas.
Palm Desert satellite campus: Featuring an architecturally distinctive, LEED-certified 8,400-square-foot building named The Galen, this beautiful satellite site presents ongoing and temporary exhibitions of internationally important art in different mediums including sculpture, painting, photography, and new media. The building itself is architecturally significant in not only its modern design but also as the first new LEED Certified, SILVER rated building constructed in Southern California, a designation used to identify high performance "green" buildings.
Palm Springs Air Museum
The Palm Springs Air Museum has the world's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft; the air-conditioned hangars invite you to get close and interact with their exhibits. The extensive library and crew of trained volunteers provide you details on the aircraft and a sense of the experience of flying them.
Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert
The Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert inspires and promotes intellectual curiosity and self-expression through inventive and interactive exhibits and programs. It encourages children to learn about themselves and the world around them by exploring the natural environment and the community.
El Paseo Shopping District
From sophisticated shopping to exquisite dining, El Paseo pampers all of the senses. Browse your favorite luxury labels and chic boutiques, experience enticing gourmet cuisine by top chefs and stroll through an array of art galleries set against a scenic backdrop in the heart of Palm Desert.
Uptown/Downtown Palm Springs
In the heart of Palm Springs lies a very unique shopping experience, the Palm Springs Uptown Design District. Décor and art enthusiasts will enjoy a relaxing day walking along the Palm Canyon Boulevard of Modern Art, Fashion and Design. For the antique or Modernism treasure hunt Palm Canyon is a treasure. For the café enthusiast it won’t disappoint. Most importantly, Downtown Palm Springs offers the seeker of night life entertainment and dining an array of options to indulge.
The River at Rancho Mirage
The River in Rancho Mirage is known valley wide for its entertainment and dining. The River is a lifestyle shopping, dining and entertainment complex which is an unmatched environment of style and beauty. Home of the flagship Forever 21 clothing store and offering national favorites such as Yard House, Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s and local favorites such as Aqua Pizza, Babes Bar-B-Que and Brew house and Michael’s Pizzeria…The River is lively.
Cabazon Outlets and Desert Hills Factory Outlets
With over 130 outlet store offerings, this impressive collection of shopping is world renowned. Offering outlets such as Armani, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Elie Tahari, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Loro Piana, Polo Ralph Lauren, Prada, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tod's, Versace, Saint Laurent Paris.
Westfield Shopping Town
Located in Palm Desert and just three minutes from the Shops of El Paseo, you'll find Westfield Shopping Town in Palm Desert, the largest traditional indoor mall in the Palm Springs Valley. The Shopping town is home to major department stores such as Macy's, Barnes & Noble, Macy's Men’s Store, See’s Candies, JC Penney, Gap, Abercrombie, Hollister, as well as more than 140 shops and restaurants.