|JW Marriott Hotel Local Attractions
Golfing, hiking, casino & more!
|The Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Gardens
The Living Desert's mission is desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. The objectives of The Living Desert are: To preserve a portion of the Colorado Desert in its natural state; To foster, through interpretive exhibits, programs and publication, an awareness of, and an appreciation for, the variety of plants and animals in worldwide ecosystems; To build up under controlled conditions, populations of various species of desert animals and plants threatened with extinction in the wild state; And to foster through cooperative research and educational programs, biological studies contributing to the protection of desert species in a wild state.
|Palm Springs Desert Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum is the largest cultural institution in the Coachella Valley and includes three locations in Palm Springs and Palm Desert. The flagship building is located in downtown Palm Springs and features compelling art exhibitions, a vast permanent collection, and the 433-seat Annenberg Theater, all in a 150,000 square foot, architecturally-significant building. Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion features exhibitions and programming that explore the rich topics of architecture and design. Admission to the Palm Desert location is free to the public, generously underwritten by Helene V. Galen.
|El Paseo Shopping District
Located in Palm Desert, the world famous El Paseo Shopping District features over 300 world-class shops, clothing boutiques, art galleries, jewelers, restaurants and much, more... all lined along a beautifully maintained picture-postcard floral and statue-filled mile! Known as the Rodeo Drive of the Desert, El Paseo boasts a wide spectrum of stores from Sak's 5th Avenue to individually owned boutiques.
|Indian Canyons Scenic Hiking
The Indian Canyons are the ancestral home of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuila Indians. These canyons are especially sacred to the Cahuila people today and are historically important to scientists and nature lovers.