415 South Belardo Road
Palm Springs, California 92262 USA
T: +1 760 320 4117
F: +1 760 323 3303
Reservations: 800 237 3687

    Activities


    Viceroy Palm Springs Golf, Tennis & Swim

    Escena Golf Club
    Five miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    1100 Clubhouse View Dr.,
    Palm Springs, CA
    T +1 760 778 2737

    Escena Golf Club in Palm Springs is a return to what made desert golf great. This Nicklaus Design course and boldly contemporary clubhouse combine to offer a golf experience reminiscent of the days of Palmer, Nicklaus, Sinatra, and Martin.

    Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort 
    Five miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    1885 Golf Club Drive
    Palm Springs, CA 
    Tee Times: 1.800.727.8331

    The two 18-hole championship is a long-time favorite among Palm Springs golfers. The Legend Course at Tahquitz Creek is a par-72, 6,815-yard course sporting a traditional layout. It was originally designed by William (Billy) Bell in the 1950s, but recent renovations have marked the addition of 40 new bunkers to the Legends Course. The newer of the two golf courses at Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort, the Resort Course, is a Ted Robinson design that debuted in 1995. A par-72, 6,705-yard course with four sets of tees, the Resort Course, also features a desert links-style layout. Both Tahquitz Creek golf courses offer views of the San Jacinto Mountains.

    Indian Canyons Golf Resort
    Four miles from Viceroy Palm Springs

    North Course
    1100 E Murray Canyon Drive
    Palm Springs, CA 92264

    South Course
    1097 Murray Canyon Drive
    Palm Springs, CA 92264

    Indian Canyons Tee Times: 1.800.727.8331

    Surrounded on three sides by breathtaking, colorful, natural mountain vistas and sheltered from the wind and nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains at the entrance to the historic Indian Canyons lies the newest jewel of the desert, the Indian Canyons Golf Resort. Indian Canyons Golf Resort is uniquely positioned to offer you an unrivaled golf experience in the Greater Palm Springs Area.

    Palm Springs Tennis Club
    One-half mile from Viceroy Palm Springs
    701 W. Baristo Rd.
    Palm Springs, CA
    +1 760 325 1441

    Plaza Racquet Club
    1300 E. Baristo
    Palm Springs, CA
    +1 760 323 8997

    Palm Springs Swim Center
    405 S. Pavilion at Baristo Road
    Palm Springs, CA
    +1 760 323 8278

    Local Palm Springs Shopping near our Palm Springs Hotel

    Trina Turk Boutique
    891 North Palm Canyon Drive
    +1 760 416 2856

    Fashion maven Trina Turk's first boutique features vintage-inspired resort wear in a swank setting created by Viceroy Palm Springs interior designer Kelly Wearstler.

    Wil Stiles 
    875 North Palm Canyon Drive  
    +1 760-327-9764
    Wil Stiles presents a cheerful, well-edited collection of fashion, art, and accessories for men and women.  An impressive selection of Fred Perry is inspired by the legendary Racquet Club and the desert life of lesiure.

    SHAG the store   
    725 North Palm Canyon Drive
    +1 760-322-3400
    SHAG is the first retail store and gallery dedicated exclusively to the artist Shag.  Located in the Palm Springs Uptown Design Districe, SHA offers prints, original art, book, and other products available only in stores.

    VillageFest
    North Palm Canyon Drive between Amado and Baristo Roads

    Thursday evenings, 6 PM - 10 PM
    Stroll among handmade crafts, fresh produce stalls, street performers and more.

    El Paseo Shopping District
    (25 minute drive from hotel)
    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.

    Premium Outlets
    (30 minute drive from hotel)

    Desert Hills Premium Outlets
    48400 Seminole Drive
    Cabazon, CA 92230
    +1 951 849 6641

    Shop Dolce and Gabbana, Zegna, YSL, Gucci, MaxMara, Giorgio Armani, Prada, Burberry, Tory Burch, Tod's, Marni, Diesel, Diane Von Furstenberg, Kate Spade, and others at Desert Hills Premium Outlets.

    Viceroy Palm Springs Tours, Sightseeing and Transportation

    Desert Adventures
    888 440 JEEP or +1 760 324 JEEP

    Offers four-wheel-drive ecotours led by experienced naturalist guides. Your off-road adventure may take you to a replica of an ancient Cahuilla village, the rugged Santa Rosa Mountain roads overlooking the Coachella Valley, or picturesque ravines on the way to the San Andreas Fault. Tours range in duration from 2 to 4 hours. Advance reservations are required. The company's trademark red Jeeps depart from the Desert Adventures Ranch on South Palm Canyon near the entrance to the Indian Canyons, but most of the longer excursions include hotel pickup and return.

    Covered Wagon Tours
    800 367 2161 or +1 760 347 2161

    Embraces the pioneer spirit with a 2-hour ride through the Coachella Valley Nature Preserve followed by a good old-fashioned barbecue and live country music. The tours take place seven days a week from October to mid-May; Advance reservations are required.

    GUIDED HORSEBACK RIDING

    Smoke Tree Stables
    +1 760 327 1372
    Experience a few quiet hours of "getting away from it all" on over 150 miles of convenient riding trails that provide both solitude and breathtaking beauty. Located in Palm Springs near the Indian Canyons, Smoke Tree Stables offers guided rides by the hour or for the entire day. Can accomodate custom-designed group packages that can includ picnic lunches or western cookout and entertainment.

    Coyote Ridge Stable
    + 1 760 363 3380
    Coyote Ridge Stable is located just 20 minutes north of Palm Springs, California. Guided trail rides take you through the canyons of Morongo Valley, with beautiful views of the San Gorgonio mountains and Mt. San Jacinto. At 3200 ft. elevation the mountainous terrain offers abundant wildlife and plant species. Experience magnificent golden eagles, red tailed hawks, and kestrels soaring high above, or perhaps see coyote pups at play, and listen to covies of Gambel's quail chirping under the cover of creosote bushes.

    The Celebrity Tour Company
    888 805 2700 or +1 760 770 2700    
    The most popular tour is also Palm Springs' most popular Celebrity Tour. They've been taking guests to the homes of the Stars for more than 47 years. They continue to set the standard for entertainment, enlightenment, enjoyment, education, and enthusiasm. This 2 1/2 hour ride will take you through the "Old Movie Colony", Las Palmas, Racquet Club Estates, as well as other secret locations discovered in Palm Springs rich history.

    HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES

    Dream Flights
    800 933 5628 or +1 760 321 5154

    Fantasy Balloon Flights
    800 GO ABOVE or +1 760 568 0997

    This is perhaps the most memorable way to see the desert: floating above the landscape in a colorful hot-air balloon. Choose from specialty themes like sunrise, sunset, or romantic champagne flights.

    Canyons, Preserves and Parks

    Indian Canyons
    Agua Caliente Band
    of Cahuilla Indians
    Tribal Council Office
    +1 760 325 5673

    4 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs

    The Indian Canyons are the ancestral home of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. You can see remnants of their ancient life: rock art, house pits and foundations, irrigation ditches, bedrock mortars, pictographs, and stone houses and shelters built atop high cliff walls. Four areas are open: Palm Canyon, noted for its stand of Washingtonia palms; Murray Canyon, home of Peninsula bighorn sheep and a herd of wild ponies; Andreas Canyon, where a stand of fan palms contrasts with sharp rock formations.

    Tahquitz Canyon
    500 W. Mesquite, west of Palm Canyon Drive
    +1 760 416 7044

    .94 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs

    Also an Agua Caliente territory. This incredibly scenic canyon, which features the waterfall filmed for the classic Lost Horizon, was closed to the public for nearly 30 years after it was vandalized. But now the vegetation is renewed and cleaned up, and in 2001 the tribe began offering 2-hour ranger-led hikes into their most spiritual and beautiful place. The canyon is open daily from 8am to 5pm, with hikes departing every hour until 3pm.

    Palm Springs Tram
    One Tramway Road
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
    888 515 TRAM

    3.5 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs

    To gain a bird's-eye perspective on the Coachella Valley, take this 14-minute ascent up 2 1/2 miles to the top of Mount San Jacinto. While the Albert Frey-designed boarding stations retain their 1960s ski-lodge feel, newly installed Swiss funicular cars are sleekly modern and rotate during the trip to allow each passenger a panoramic view. There's a whole other world once you arrive: alpine scenery, a ski-lodge-flavored restaurant and gift shop, and temperatures typically 40 cooler than the desert floor. The most dramatic contrast is during the winter, when the mountaintop is a snowy wonderland, irresistible to hikers and bundled-up kids with saucers. Guided mule rides and cross-country ski equipment are available at the top.

    The Living Desert Wildlife and Botanical Park
    47900 Portola Avenue
    Palm Desert
    +1 760 346 5694

    14.79 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs

    This 1,200-acre desert reserve, museum, zoo, and educational center is designed to acquaint visitors with the unique habitats that make up the southern California deserts. You can walk or take a tram tour through sectors that re-create life in several distinctive desert zones. See and learn about a dizzying variety of plants, insects, and wildlife, including bighorn sheep, mountain lions, rattlesnakes, lizards, owls, golden eagles, and the ubiquitous roadrunner.

    Moorten Botanical Gardens
    1701 South Palm Canyon Drive
    Palm Springs
    +1 760 327 6555
    1.9 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs

    Located at the southern end of Palm Canyon Drive, the Moorten Botanical Gardens and Cactarium is a favorite Palm Springs attraction.  The botanical garden boasts 3,000 examples of desert cacti and other desert plants.

    Joshua Tree National Park

    Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

    Coachella Valley Preserve

    Viceroy Palm Springs Attractions: Museums & Collections

    Palm Springs Art Museum
    one-half mile from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Closed Mondays and major holidays.
    101 Museum Drive
    Palm Springs, CA
    +1 760 325 7186

    The Palm Springs Art Museum promotes enjoyment, education and involvement with visual art of the highest quality and enhances the appreciation of the performing arts at the Annenberg Theater.

    Palm Springs Air Museum
    4 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Open every day except for Thanksgiving and Christmas from 10AM to 5PM
    745 North Gene Autry Trail
    Palm Springs
    +1 760 778 6262 

    The Palm Springs Air Museum is home to one of the world's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft; and the air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with the exhibits.  The extensive library and the crew of trained volunteers can provide you details on the aircraft and a sends of the experience of flying them. *Pet friendly to friendly pets.

    Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert
    10 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    A hands-on museum in a safe, caring setting and lots of fun. Open Tuesday-Sunday.
    71-701 Gerald Ford Dr. Rancho Mirage
    +1 760 321 0602

    Hands-on exhibits, interactive crafts, science projects, and more: a discovery center for visitors from pre-school age through their teens. Features permanent and traveling installations, and an ever-changing events calendar. It's not just play, it's serious fun!

    Coachella Valley Museum & Cultural Center
    21 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Permanent collection of historical artifacts in 1926 adobe home.
    Open Wednesday - Sunday September - June
    Nominal admission fee.
    82-616 Miles Ave, Indio
    +1 760 342 6651

    Located in a 1926 adobe house, the Coachella Valley Museum & Cultural Center displays Native American artifacts and other relics from early western American history. Dioramas featured in the museum explain the growth of industry in the area and the development of the desert's water system.

    Viceroy Palm Springs Attractions: Theaters & Performing Arts Centers

    Annenberg Theater
    One-half mile from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Showing an eclectic mix of live events including national touring companies.
    Located in the Palm Springs Desert Museum, 101 Museum Drive
    Tickets: +1 760 325 4490; Group sales: +1 760 320 1014

    Camelot Theatres
    2300 Baristo Road
    +1 760 325 6565

    2 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Foreign films, independents and art house favorites shown in a beautiful three-theater complex with snack bar and Ric's Café.

    Desert IMAX Theatre
    Hwy. 111 & Cathedral Canyon Dr., Cathedral City
    +1 760 324 7333

    8 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    An unforgettable experience.

    McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts
    73-000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert
    +1 760 340 ARTS (2787)

    12 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Brings the best of Broadway and internationally known performers to the desert.

    Viceroy Palm Springs Attractions: Casinos and Nightlife

    The Deck
    262 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
    Upstairs from the Chop House
    +1 760 320 4500

    one-half mile from Viceroy Palm Springs

    Blue Guitar
    120 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
    +1 760 327 1549

    one-half mile from Viceroy Palm Springs

    Spa Resort Casino
    Walking distance from Viceroy Palm Springs

    Spotlight 29 Casino
    46-200 Harrison St., intersection of Dillion Road & I-10
    Coachella
    +1 760 775 5566

    24 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Must be 21 to enter casino.

    Operated by the Twenty-nine Palms Band of Mission Indians. A 24-hour attraction featuring Vegas-style slot machines and progressive jackpots, cardroom with poker, blackjack, pai-gow, mini-baccarat, Caribbean poker, Texas hold 'em, and Hi-Lo game. Live entertainment in the Casablanca Lounge, plus special events in the showroom.

    Viceroy Palm Springs Hotel Quick Area Guide

    Attractions Distance from Viceroy Palm Springs

    Village Green Heritage Center .36 miles
    Palm Springs Brewing Co. Group Tours .52 miles
    Sunrise Park .93 miles Tahquitz Canyon .94 miles
    Moorten Botanical Garden 1.26 miles
    Smoke Tree Stables 3.23 miles
    Palm Springs TRAM 3.5 miles
    Indian Canyons 4 miles
    Palm Springs Oasis Waterpark 4.99 miles
    Uprising Rock Climbing Center 5 miles
    Coachella Valley Preserve 15 miles
    The Living Desert Wildlife & Botanical Park 14.79 miles
    Joshua Tree National Park 52.80 miles
    Sports Palm Springs Tennis Club .44 miles
    Riviera Racquet Club 3.5 miles
    Indian Canyons 2.21 miles
    Knott's Soak City USA Water Park 4.99 miles
    Uprising Rock Climbing Center 5 miles

    Golf

    Cathedral Canyon Country Club .39 miles
    Ampro International Golf Tours .94 miles
    Amado Shopping Center 1.31 miles
    The Uptown Palm Springs Heritage District 1.25 miles
    Cimarron Golf Resort 3.41 miles
    Desert Princess Country Club 4.56 miles
    Indian Wells Golf Resort (East Course) 9.56 miles
    Indian Wells Golf Resort (West Course) 9.56 miles
    Desert Dunes Golf Club 10.24 miles

    Shopping

    North Palm Canyon Drive .50 miles
    El Paseo 11 miles
    Desert Hills Premium Outlets 19.76 miles

    Activities for Children in Palm Springs

    Palm Springs Air Museum
    4 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Open every day except for Thanksgiving and Christmas from 10AM to 5PM
    745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs +1 760 778 6262

    The Palm Springs Air Museum is home to one of the world's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft; and the air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with the exhibits. The extensive library and the crew of trained volunteers can provide you details on the aircraft and a sends of the experience of flying them. *Pet friendly to friendly pets.

    Knotts Soak City
    5 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    Hours and days vary, check website for most current schedule
    1500 S. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92264 +1 760 327 0499

    At Soak City, we have slides for everyone from thrill-seekers to families. If fun is what you need, there's the Pacific Spin or the Wave Pool. Don't miss them. If sitting back and relaxing is for you, the Sunset River will be perfect for you.

    Boomers!
    6 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    67700 E. Palm Canyon Dr. Cathedral City, CA 92234 +1 760 770 7522

    Hours subject to change without notice, please contact the locations directly to confirm days
    and hours of operation. Attractions may close without notice due to weather conditions or maintenance.

    Race to victory on the Go Kart Tracks, become a golf legend on the Mini Golf Course, or get the highest score in the giant arcades. We’ve got all the greatest attractions and games so there’s plenty of fun for all ages.

    Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert
    10 miles from Viceroy Palm Springs
    A hands-on museum in a safe, caring setting and lots of fun. Open Tuesday-Sunday.
    71-701 Gerald Ford Dr. Rancho Mirage +1 760 321 0602

    Hands-on exhibits, interactive crafts, science projects, and more: a discovery center for visitors from pre-school age through their teens. Features permanent and traveling installations, and an ever-changing events calendar. It's not just play, it's serious fun!