Palm Springs, California, is a desert oasis known for its stunning landscapes, year-round sunshine, and vibrant arts and culture scene. Whether you're looking for relaxation, outdoor adventures, or cultural experiences, Palm Springs has something for everyone.
In this blog post, we'll explore the top 10 things to do in Palm Springs, and of course, our number one pick is our cat cafe, the only cat cafe in the Coachella Valley!
Frisky Business Palm Springs Cat Cafe
Start your Palm Springs adventure with a visit to Frisky Business Palm Springs Cat Cafe. Our unique cafe combines the joy of sipping coffee with the therapeutic presence of adorable rescue cats. You can relax in our beautiful mid-century modern lounge and take in the views of the mountains while enjoying delicious beverages and snacks, all while surrounded by playful and friendly feline companions. It's a purr-fect way to unwind and support local animal rescue efforts.
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
For a breathtaking view of the Coachella Valley, hop aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Ascend 8,516 feet to the top of Mt. San Jacinto, where you'll find hiking trails, a visitor center, and panoramic vistas that will leave you in awe.
Joshua Tree National Park
Just a short drive (approx 40 minutes) from Palm Springs, Joshua Tree National Park is a desert wonderland famous for its unique rock formations, Joshua trees, and stargazing opportunities. Hike, rock climb, or simply enjoy the otherworldly landscapes.
Palm Springs Art Museum
Immerse yourself in art and culture at the Palm Springs Art Museum. With a diverse collection of contemporary and Native American art, this museum offers a glimpse into the creative spirit of the region.
Palm Springs VillageFest
Palm Canyon Drive transforms into a vibrant street fair known as VillageFest every Thursday evening. Browse stalls filled with art, crafts, and local produce, and enjoy live music and delicious food from street vendors.
Palm Springs Modern Architecture Tours
Palm Springs is world famous for its mid-century modern architecture. Take a guided tour to explore iconic homes designed by architects like Richard Neutra and Albert Frey.
Discover the natural beauty of Palm Springs by hiking in the Indian Canyons. These canyons offer serene oases, lush palm groves, and opportunities to learn about the region's indigenous history.
Coachella Valley Preserve Explore the unique landscapes of the Coachella Valley Preserve, where you can hike through the Thousand Palms Oasis or observe the mesmerizing "Pushawalla Palms."
Palm Springs Windmill Tours Get up close and personal with the iconic windmills of Palm Springs by taking a guided tour. Learn about sustainable energy and witness the mesmerizing rows of turbines spinning in the desert breeze.
Palm Springs Food Scene
Palm Springs boasts a diverse culinary scene. Savor delicious meals at local restaurants, from authentic Mexican cuisine to gourmet farm-to-table dining. Remember to try a date shake, a local favorite.
Palm Springs offers a unique blend of natural beauty, culture, and relaxation. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, art lover, or simply looking for a good time, this desert oasis has something to offer. And, of course, take advantage of the opportunity to start your journey with a visit to Frisky Business Palm Springs Cat Cafe, where you can sip your coffee in the company of furry friends.
Palm Springs is waiting to be explored, so plan your visit and create unforgettable memories in this sun-soaked paradise.
Author: Mrs Frisky
Mrs. Frisky – Your Guide to Feline Wisdom and Whispers. With a passion for all things feline, Mrs. Frisky brings her expertise as a dedicated cat whisperer, proud owner of Frisky Business Palm Springs Cat Cafe, and cat enthusiast.