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Top Things to Do in Palm Springs

Your Old Hollywood-inspired getaway starts at our time-honored boutique hotel in downtown Palm Springs. Whatever you love to do, you'll find all of the best Palm Springs attractions within minutes of Movie Colony Hotel.

Stroll through downtown and enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment in the Design District, just minutes from the hotel. Experience local culture and style at the Palm Springs Art Museum by day and embrace the vibrant nightlife scene when the sun goes down. Drive less than 15 minutes to ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway over the San Jacinto Mountain range. Enjoy hiking adventures in the San Jacinto Mountains and Sonoran Desert or play 18 picturesque holes at Escena Golf Club, a championship course surrounded by spectacular views of the Coachella Valley.
Downtown Palm Springs & Design District

Downtown Palm Springs & Design District

2901 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, California 92262
760-320-6340 | <1.0 mile

By day or by night, this enchanting Palm Springs enclave boasts upscale stores, trendy restaurants, interior design shops, art galleries, jazz clubs, and live theater.

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway / Mount San Jacinto Park

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway / Mount San Jacinto Park

One Tram Way, Palm Springs, California 92262
760-778-8415 | 5.8 miles

Climb 8,500 feet high aboard the largest rotating tram in the world up to Mt. San Jacinto State Park for incredible vistas of Palm Springs and scenic hiking trails.

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Palm Springs Art Museum

Palm Springs Art Museum

101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, California 92262
760-322-4800 | 1.0 mile

See permanent collections featuring contemporary paintings, sculptures, and photography, as well as traveling exhibitions from international artists at this must-visit museum. 

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Escena Golf Club

Escena Golf Club

1100 Clubhouse View Drive, Palm Springs, California 92262
760-778-2737 | 3.9 miles

A wealth of bunkers, hazards, and greens surrounded by palm trees and the San Jacinto Mountains make for an unforgettable and challenging round of championship golf at this 18-hole Nicklaus-designed course. 

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Palm & Tahquitz Canyon Hiking

Palm & Tahquitz Canyon Hiking

500 W Mesquite Ave, Palm Springs, California 92264
760-416-7044 | 2.0 miles

Head out from the Palm Canyon trail and the Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center and hike a two-mile loop. Explore this fun and challenging trail filled with plants, wildlife, and an incredible waterfall.

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