March 16-19, 2025
Omni Rancho, Las Palmas

Travel & Activities

Omni Rancho – Las Palmas
41000 Bob Hope Dr,
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
3400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Finding Your Route

PSP now offers 12 airlines flying nonstop to PSP from 32 destinations and connecting from more than 500 destinations worldwide.
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Attractions In Palm Springs

BMW Experience​

The BMW Performance Center West is an exciting, adrenaline-packed performance driver training facility located in Thermal, California, near Palm Springs. The facility is open to the public and offers a wide array of driving schools for people of all ages and capabilities. Special programs for private and corporate groups are available at the facility. There are only 2 of these facilities in the United States: located in Palm Springs and South Carolina.

Big Wheel Tours​

Join the expert naturalist guides on a Palm Springs adventure to visit some of the area's most scenic back-country wonders. Comfortable Jeep Wranglers are used and along with friendly naturalist guides. Visit the high desert on a Joshua Tree National Park jeep tour via a rugged back-country trail through the San Andreas or head straight to the incredible canyons twisted and distorted by the mighty Fault. The tours include hotel pickup and drop-off from many area resorts, expert guide, water, snacks, and any entry fees. Offered daily with 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. departures.

Palm Springs Windmill Tour

The Palm Springs Windmill Self-Driving Tours is an interactive, educational and fun tour for friends and family. The tour is curated by Tom Spiglanin, Tour Manager, in which he will guide you along with an audio program with our downloaded APP, along with marked destination's throughout the first commercial wind farm in Southern California. The tour starts with a display yard of non-operating wind turbines of successes and failures, along with a stop to a real generating wind turbine where you can get up close and take pictures. The tour takes approximately one hour depending on your pace. We ask that you respect others by not gathering at the marked destinations.

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Aboard the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the World’s largest rotating tramcar, you will experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Begin the ten-minute ride at the Valley Station, elevation 2,643 feet, and end at the Mountain Station, elevation 8,516 feet. No matter what the season, whether you are enjoying spectacular views or hiking in a pristine wilderness, a one-of-a-kind experience can be had by all.

Reed Jeep Tours

Ride the big red Jeeps to see astonishing sites in the beautiful desert. Explore the twisted and tormented landscape of the San Andreas Fault. Travel to a natural palm oasis. Learn about Indian culture, plants, animals, and geology as you ride across the sun-kissed desert.

Acrisure Arena

Check out concerts, hockey games, and other events happening at the Acrisure Arena!

Joshua Tree National Park

Located one hour north of the Coachella Valley in Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree National Park covers 794,000 acres of two diverse desert ecosystems: the Colorado and Mojave Deserts. Take an easy drive for an afternoon or spend several days walking, hiking, and camping in one of the Greater Palm Springs area's coolest attractions. Tour the Keys Ranch and hear the colorful story of the 60 years Bill and Frances Keys spent raising their five children in this isolated location.

Indian Canyons

Indian Canyons in Palm Springs consist of Palm Canyon, Andreas Canyon, and Murray Canyon. Palm Canyon offers hikers a moderately graded footpath that leads down to a stream perfect for picnicking. Be sure to visit the Trading Post for hiking maps, refreshments, and souvenirs. Andreas Canyon offers a more serene, scenic route perfect for photography and bird-watching. Murray Canyon is an easy to moderate hike boasting abundant wildlife encounters and is less visited, so tends to be more secluded.

Palm Springs Historical Society Walking Tours

Nine walking tours are available in different parts of Palm Springs.

Palm Springs Air Museum

Home to one of the World's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft plus Korea and Vietnam era aircraft. The air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with the exhibits. The extensive library and crew of trained volunteers can provide you with details on the aircraft and a sense of the experience of flying them.

Shields Date Garden

For almost a century Shields Date Garden has been a place where people come to experience date culture. From the moment you walk through our doors, customers are greeted by every imaginable product incorporating dates. Sit at our quintessential 1960’s original shake counter and sip on a full flavored refreshing date shake. Learn about dates by watching our film, “The Romance & Sex Life of the Date” (which plays continuously every day). Taste the many different variety of dates we grow and harvest ourselves at our sample counter, but make sure to leave room for our award-winning Cafe that plates quality breakfast and lunch items, many featuring dates.

Restaurants

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant at The Gardens

Private dining is available to small groups in the Wine Room and to large groups on the private patio. Five distinct dining venues are available for any event. Sample party menus can be personalized for your party at the restaurant or a catered event at your home.

Ristorante Mamma Gina

Join us for happy hour in the bar every day for great food and drink specials. The perfect atmosphere for people looking to drink great wine and eat delicious food.

Lavender Bistro

A delectable menu and attention to detail create a truly enjoyable dining experience. Enjoy the wonderful cuisine indoors or on a beautiful tree-lined patio.

LG’s Prime Steakhouse - La Quinta

Proudly featuring USDA Prime only steaks, dry-aged and cut-on-premises. The wine list of over 400 selections has received the WS Magazine's "Award of Excellence." Named "One of America's Top Ten Steakhouses" and "Number one in California" by Tom Horan's America's Top Ten Club.

Cuistot

Cuistot offers fine California/French cuisine in a beautiful country French farmhouse setting. This restaurant has consistently earned top ratings in the Zagat Survey and was named one of six restaurants in the United States to score a perfect 100 for food in the Condé Nast Traveler. It is proud to be the only restaurant in the Valley to have received the Wine Spectator "Best Award of Excellence" every year since 2005.

Wally's Desert Turtle

Private and semi-private rooms with capacities of up to 90 for your individual and group needs. Enjoy the Foyer, Sable, or Mirage Room. If total seclusion is desired, the entire restaurant is available.

Mélange at The Chateau at Lake La Quinta

Offering a menu of classic and contemporary dishes, seafood and prime beef, prepared in a lighter style with intense flavors, using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients sourced from California’s finest family farms. With most of the seating directly on the water, Mélange offers wonderful views of the lake, surrounding mountains, and resort grounds.

La Quinta Cliffhouse Grill & Bar

The rustic building offers indoor and outdoor second-story dining with great views of the surrounding mountains, perfect for your rehearsal dinner, private meeting, or date night. Offering American classics in an architectural gem at historic Point Happy. The rustic building offers indoor and outdoor second-story dining with great views of the surrounding mountains, and the kitchen provides exceptional fare.

Shopping

Old Town La Quinta

What sets Old Town apart from other shopping centers is its ability to offer a special experience - it's the only shopping and dining destination where you can truly slip away and spend the day. You'll feel part of the community at Old Town.

El Paseo

Known as the “Rodeo Drive of the Desert”, El Paseo is the desert’s premier luxury shopping and dining destination. Experience a dynamic collection of over 250 delightful discoveries including enchanting shops and boutiques featuring fashion, jewelry, art, home, spas, dining and more. If fashion is your passion, The Shops offer a global array of options - cutting-edge Italian designs at Gucci and Bottega Veneta, the All- American style of Ralph Lauren and St. John, contemporary relaxed comfort at Chico’s, and iconic British accents at Burberry. Check the website site for a list of stores, a style guide, event information and the history of El Paseo.

Desert Premium Outlets

California’s largest luxury shopping outlet, Desert Hills Premium Outlets offers visitors a chance to shop the finest brands including Armani, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Prada at deep discounts. Located 20 minutes west of Palm Springs and just more than an hour from Los Angeles and Orange County.

Downtown Palm Springs Shopping

Lively Downtown Palm Springs is a compact hub that draws crowds with eclectic shops, the Walk of Stars, and the Palm Springs Art Museum, home to 2 sculpture gardens and a performing arts theater. Farm-to-table bistros, classic Italian restaurants, and bars with live music and drag shows bring evening crowds, while weekly night market VillageFest has stalls with art, vinyl, gourmet foods, and crafts.

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