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Explore All The Great Things You Can Do In Indio

Take a stroll along Palm Springs' famous shopping streets, dive into a scenic desert eco-tour of the San Andreas Fault or spend days exploring the beautiful Joshua Tree National Park or the unique Salton Sea. Whatever your choices, there are simply so many things to do in and around Indio. Polo matches, world-renowned music and film festivals, live theater, go-kart racing and riding the "World's Largest Rotating Tramcar" are just a few of the most popular things to do in the Coachella Valley. Surrounded by sights to explore in every direction, simply use this list, or ask our front desk for advice as you plan your adventures.
Joshua Tree National Park, Indio California

Joshua Tree National Park

Visited by more than 1.25 million people each year and covering some 800,000 acres, Joshua Tree National Park offers visitors a wealth of outdoor recreation and adventure opportunities. Distance from hotel - 20 miles.

Empire Polo Club

Watch exciting live exhibition polo matches and explore 175 acres of beautiful grounds and special event venues such as Medjhool Lake and the Rose Gardens at the Empire Polo Club. Distance from hotel - 2.8 Miles
Salton Sea - Indio California

Salton Sea

One of California's natural wonders and considered perhaps the most productive fishery in the world, the Salton Sea is also known as "California's crown jewel of avian biodiversity." Distance from hotel - 43 miles.

Anza Borrego Desert State Park

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California and features one of the most diverse desert landscape in the world. Hike to a palm date oasis, view big horn sheep and explore this gorgeous high desert landscape. Distance from hotel - 66.9 miles

Boomer's Family Entertainment Center

Treat your family to a day of fun in the California sun with speedy go-karts, an 18-hole mini golf course, bumper boats, a 32-ft. rock climbing wall and TONS of arcade games. Distance from hotel - 18.7 miles

Desert Adventures Tours

Visitors and natives alike love these breathtakingly scenic an informative Jeep eco-tours to iconic California sights like the San Andreas Fault, Painted Canyon, and Joshua Tree National Park. Distance from hotel - 10.0 miles

The Garden on El Paseo

Tomorrow's trends are today's styles on the fashionable streets of California with hot off the rack designs at retailers like Anthropologie, Cole Haan, and Kate Spade - all in The Gardens. Distance from hotel - 8.9 miles.

HITS Desert Horse Park

Visit the home of the Desert Circuit Horse Shows where more than 1,500 horses compete weekly, during the January to March season, for over one million dollars in prize money!  Distance from hotel - 8.7 miles.

Moorten Botanical Gardens & Cactarium

Visit this legendary garden with its 3,000 examples of desert cacti and other desert plants, including agaves, bombax, boojum trees, and a two-story Pachypodium. Stroll past cactus gardens, crystal formations, fossils and even gold-mine ruins. Distance from hotel - 22.6 miles

McCallum Theatre

The Palm Desert Theater brings a wide variety of entertainment and cultural experiences to Palm Springs, including big names such as Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow, Carol Channing, and the New York City Opera Company. Distance from hotel - 10.4 miles.

Palm Springs Air Museum

Presenting one of the world's largest and most exciting collections of flying World War II warplanes, rare and original combat photography, original artworks, artifacts, memorabilia, uniforms and flying documentaries. Distance from hotel - 21.4 miles.

Visit Palm Springs

There's a lot more to do in Palm Springs! Explore this website for a comprehensive breakdown. Distance from hotel - 27.8 miles.

Living Desert

Explore this impressive 1,000 acre desert zoo and museum. The whole family will love seeing giraffes, sheep, jaguars, snakes, desert plant species, birds, zebras and so much more. Distance from hotel - 9.8 miles.


Sail over The Golden State in the "World's Largest Rotating Tramcar" that is Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Climbing 6,000 feet up majestic Chino Canyon, the 10-minute ride is an absolute must. Distance from hotel - 28.0 miles.
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