Sunnylands Center and Gardens
Open late September through early June – Just a short drive from the hotel. It is the former home of ambassadors, entrepreneurs and philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg. Both of the Annenbergs were devoted to making our world a better place. It has hosted presidents, world leaders and kings of industry.
Contact: (760) 202-2222 | Distance: 3.3 miles / 7 minutes
Palm Springs Art Museum
A truly world-class museum and well worth a visit offering rotating exhibits. The Architecture & Design Center (closed Wednesday) specializes in mid-century modern architecture and design. Admission to the Architecture & Design Center is free of charge.
Contact: (760) 322-4800 | Distance: 8.8 miles / 19 minutes
Palm Springs Air Museum
One man’s collection of vintage World War II, Korean Conflict and Vietnam era aircraft. Tour a B-16 bomber. Veteran docents offer their insights into their service and important battles.
Contact: (760) 778-6262 | Distance: 7 miles / 12 minutes
Named for a pioneering desert family, this is Palm Desert’s state-of-the-art performing arts center. The McCallum offers Broadway-style plays, concerts and live events in a small, intimate environment.
Contact: (760) 340-2787 | Distance: 5.7 miles / 10 minutes
Palm Springs Historical Walking Tours
The Palm Springs Historical Society offers seasonal walking tours of the many neighborhoods that make the “village” of Palm Springs come alive. Celebrity history and architecturally significant building become the “stars” of these tours. During the hot summer months private tours are offered by appointment. Regular weekly walking tour season will resume again in October.
Contact: (760) 323-8297 | Distance: 9.4 miles / 23 minutes