Palm Springs: Things To Do

PALM SPRINGS, CA – Yes, our fabulous vacation pool homes are perfect for relaxing and spending quality time with your travel companions, but you also deserve to get out of the house and explore!

Here’s a list of some of our favorite activities that are currently open in Palm Springs – all with social distancing measures in place. There’s something for everyone in your group!

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens is one of the most fun and educational attractions in Greater Palm Springs – and it’s the perfect activity for families!

While all indoor exhibits are closed due to COVID restrictions, kids will love the many outdoor exhibits and attractions that are still open. The zoo even features over 50 botanical gardens and miles of hiking trails – you could easily spend an entire day there!

Be sure to reserve your tickets online. Learn more about their COVID safety measures and restrictions here.

Hours: Open Daily, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Address: 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260

The Palm Springs Air Museum

History comes alive at the Palm Springs Air Museum, ranked as one of the top 14 air museums in the world by CNN Travel! The museum features a number of exhibits, tours, lectures, and events, but what you won’t want to miss out on is their WWII and Korea/Vietnam era aircraft exhibit – they’re just fascinating! And for those wanting an adrenaline rush – you can also book a ride in one of their vintage Warbirds!

COVID restrictions and CDC guidelines are in place. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.

Hours: Open Daily 10 am – 5 pm 
Address: 745 N Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Palm Springs Windmill Tours

We’ve all seen pictures of the iconic wind turbines that welcome visitors as they’re arriving to the Coachella Valley – but did you know that you can actually get a private tour?

Palm Springs Windmill Tours offers fun and educational Self-Driving Tours that are also social-distancing friendly. The tours take about an hour and take you through 10 stops including wind turbines, a solar farm, and an old gas plant. You’ll even be able to get up close to a wind turbine and snap your own photos!

Click Here For More Details & To Book Your Own Tour!

ABOUT THE WRITER:  Modern Mary is a traveling gadabout who adores everything Palm Springs – from the architecture and design to the art, fashion and lifestyle.  A social butterfly in the most modern sense – Mary enjoys swanky cocktail parties, gallery openings, music festivals, shopping and anything pink or yellow. She is a frequent contributor to the Acme Blog –  keeping our readers up to speed on who is staying at our fab fab vacation rental homes and what’s going on in Greater Palm Springs and the surrounding desert cities of the Coachella Valley.  Modern Mary loves big floppy hats, Jackie O sunglasses and prefers sensible shoes over back-breaking high heels.

ABOUT ACME HOUSE COMPANY:  Acme manages Luxury Vacation Rental Homes & Condos in Greater Palm Springs and the surrounding desert cities, catering to those looking to travel to the world-renowned destination for the season, week-long stays and extended weekends. Fabulous pool homes for when you and your peeps want some together time. Visit Acme’s Website to explore more Palm Springs Vacation Rental Homes.

Read the Condé Nast Traveler article that included Acme House Company on their list of Top 10 Vacation Rental Managers to Trust Worldwide.  Palm Springs Life Magazine’s Reader Survey named Acme House Company the Best of the Best in Vacation Home Rentals. We manage our Palm Springs Vacation Home Rentals like 5-Star Resorts. Just like home but way better.

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