/ WARBIRD RIDES
Ready for the ride of your life?
Nostalgic Warbird & Biplane Rides invites you to
soar above beautiful Palm Springs in a totally
restored vintage aircraft! Choose from a classic 1928
Travel Air biplane or a thrilling 1941 Stearman
warbird. You (by yourself or with a companion) ride in
the front cockpit while the pilot flies from the back.
Your flights may be serene and scenic or thrilling and
aerobatic because each is custom tailored just for
you. The Stearman is equipped with an in-flight video
system set to music from More
ABOVE THE DESERT
Experience the peaceful yet exciting! Greet the sun or
bid it farewell as you drift in beautiful desert skies
in one of the most peaceful experiences of a lifetime.
Sip champagne while floating effortlessly as your
experienced pilot provides a guided tour in one of
their colorful hot air balloons. You will view
breathtaking vistas of some of the most picturesque
landscapes in California. Vineyards, polo fields,
world-famous golf resorts and exotic orchards are just
a few of the unbelievable sights you will experience.
Your flight direction is determined by the breeze.
Reservations are required More
Our highly trained and skilled pilots and crew will
make every effort to make your Palm Springs balloon
flight a truly one in a lifetime experience! The
quality of our equipment and flying skills are all
geared towards the end goal of giving you, our
customer, the balloon ride of your life. Our pilots
have safely flown more than 64,000 passengers over the
Palm Springs and other locations throughout the
Southwest. We pride ourselves as being one of the most
experienced balloon companies in the United States More
You can pick
up an excellent Bicycle and In-line Skate trail maps
at the Palm Springs Leisure Center. Bike
and rollerblade paths.
Springs International Film Festival presents more
than 200 films from over 60 countries and hosts over
200 film making guests for its program of screenings,
seminars, tributes and special events. The annual
Black Tie Awards Gala honors such stellar talent as
Nicole Kidman, Liam Neeson, Kevin Spacey, Samuel L.
Jackson, Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, John Travolta,
Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery and Susan Sarandon.
Upcoming festival dates are January 5 - 16, 2006.
Held annually around St. Valentine's Day, the Riverside
began as a celebration of the date harvest.
Valley is a hiker's dream of canyons and pathways.
Canyon - Cahuilla Indians
Traveler RV Park Community hikes Wed.
(Nov.-Mar.), 211 West Mesquite, 760-325-7530.
provide an opportunity to learn more about our
unique desert environments with an informed and
enthusiastic guide. All nature hikes meet at the
Museum's north parking lot each Wednesday and
Saturday at 9 a.m. 760-325-0189
Sierra Club Saturday and Sunday in season,
Valley Hiking Club - weekends year-round, plus
some week days (Nov.-May), 760-345-6234.
Springs Aerial Tramway,
54 miles of trails in Mt. San Jacinto Wilderness.
at Ranger Station in Long Valley. 760-327-0222.
permits at State Park Headquarters in
yourself on a relaxing horseback ride at sunset
surrounded by breathtaking mountain views! Crazy Horse
Ranch is a family owned ranch located just outside of
Palm Springs that offers trail rides, private lessons,
and horse boarding. Owner Jacklyn Barrett, a Wyoming
native, has lived with horses her entire life. She
takes a "Natural" approach to her horses and
takes special care in training and bonding with them.
Jacklyn will teach you the ropes to ensure that your
ride is an unforgettable experience. Perfect for
adults and children alike, Crazy Horse Ranch also
Indio Desert Circuit Horse Show
Held January 26 thru March 12th, the Desert Circuit is
largest hunter/jumper event West of the Mississippi.
Adventures' Red Jeep Tours
on Desert Adventures' Big Red Jeeps to explore the
California Desert. Steep canyons dwarf you as we wind
through the tortured terrain created by the awesome
power of the San Andreas Fault or Joshua Tree National
Park. See a natural palm oasis, stately Joshua Trees,
recreated Cahuilla Indian Village or an Old Mining
Camp. Geology and jollity mix as you tread lightly and
safely on the rugged desert trail. Open all Year.
Awarded the Best Attraction and Best Front Line Staff
by the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and
Visitors Authority! Sunset Magazine calls Desert
Adventures' jeep eco-tours "Eco-tourism at its
best!" Conde' Nast Travelers Magazine agrees and
declares Desert Adventures' guides the "Best
Springs Fun Trips
Choose among the deserts finest tours at this one stop
web site. We offer dozens of tours and excursions in
the Palm Springs area. Choose from a daily jeep, to a
dinner/entertainment tour around town with a big bonus
- a ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tram. We also
offer Desert Tours to the Indian Canyons and our
nearby National Park on the areas only licensed weekly
tour with the Park Service and can pick you up from
most Palm Springs area resorts and hotels. Choose a
luxury motorcoach for a relaxed journey into the
splendor of this amazing wilderness. Our coach tours
all include an hour off the bus for optional walks and
photo opportunities ...more
City - Palm Springs
1500 S. Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Springs Swim Center
- Located in Sunrise Park on Sunrise Way and Ramon
Rd., the Palm Springs Swim Center features a 50-meter
Olympic-size public pool, two 1-meter diving boards,
one 3-meter board, spacious lawns, sun deck and a
separate section for children. The temperature is
maintained at 80-84 degrees. Instruction for all ages.
Open April - Sept. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct.-Mar. 11 a.m.-3
p.m. Night swimming in summer. Admission $3 adults, $2
children 4-12, 3 and under are free with paid adult.
25 swims for $20 cards available. 760-323-8278.