Palm Springs is an off-beat city that’s constantly breathing new life into itself. If you’re looking for some Palm Springs activities to do during your trip here that lie off the beaten path, you’ll find plenty to choose from. Here are a few of our favorites:

Check Out Palm Springs’ Walk of Stars

Hollywood who? Check out our Walk of Stars! There are all sorts of famous people inducted into the Walk of Stars here (which can be found on Palm Canyon Drive, Tahquitz Canyon Way, and Museum Drive in downtown Palm Springs). There you’ll find such household names as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, John Williams, Chevy Chase… the list goes on! Palm Springs is home to a rich art scene, and while you’ll definitely want to check out the museums here, this is a more unique way to get acquainted with the world of art.

Pay Respects at the World’s First LGBT Veteran’s Memorial

In Palm Springs you’ll find what is believed to be the world’s first memorial for LGBT veterans. This memorial was dedicated back in 2001 in recognition of the various LGBT men and women who’ve served the country over the years. It’s a simple and unassuming memorial, and perhaps easy to miss if you don’t know what you’re looking for. If you care about historical monuments, it’s a great attraction to stop by and spend a few minutes in quiet and grateful contemplation.

Visit the Zany RoboLights

RoboLights is a wholly unique holiday lighting display created by an artist named Kenny Irwin, which can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It’s transformative, enigmatic, interactive, and inspirational. You’ll find everything inside from spaceships to robots. Head over to RoboLights’ Facebook page, where you can usually see some recent photos and videos detailing what a spectacular sight this attraction can be. Robolights is open year-round by appointment and open every day to the public during the winter holiday season. You can enjoy it with a private small party throughout the year, or, if you’re coming during the holiday season, you can enjoy it with the entire Palm Springs community.

The best way to enjoy Palm Springs off the beaten path is to reach out to us here at Palm Springs Getaways! We’ll help you choose the best rental home for your stay. Just give us a call today at (800) 215-9880 to get started.