Things To Do near El Paseo Shopping

Nearby Escapes

TURN A SHOPPING DAY INTO A PALM DESERT VACAY.
Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden - Palm Springs Art Museum Palm Desert

Artwork at Faye Sarkowsy Sculpture Garden at the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert.

SCULPTURE: DANIELA STALLINGER

Creatures Great and Small

Desert times call for desert animals. Feed a giraffe, meet the meerkats, ride a camel, or have a close encounter with birds, reptiles, or butterflies. Walk on the wilder side at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. 47-900 Portola Ave. 760-346-5694; livingdesert.org

Grab Your Clubs

Within five miles of El Paseo, tee off amid a mountain backdrop at Desert Willow Golf Resort or Desert Springs Golf Club (at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa).
38-995 Desert Willow Drive. 760-346-0015; desertwillow.com
74-855 Country Club Drive. 760-341-1756; marriott.com.

It’s Show Time

Each season, world-class entertainment at the McCallum Theatre welcomes an array of Broadway productions, dance, jazz, classical, rock, comedy, tribute shows, holiday concerts, and live family fun. 73-000 Fred Waring Drive. 760-340-2787; mccallumtheatre.com

Indoor-Outdoor Art

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert pairs rotating contemporary art exhibitions in its galleries with the lushly landscaped four-acre Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden, a true desert oasis. 72-567 Highway 111. 760-346-5600; psmuseum.org

Drive Off Into the Sunset

A picturesque cruise up the famous Palm to Pines Highway is a Palm Desert must. Wind deep into the heart of these ancient mountains as suspense-building curves give way to changing vistas and photogenic lookout points. On your way, stop at the trails and shaded seating areas of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center. 51-500 Highway 74. 760-862-9984. blm.gov

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— RYAN
Sweater and sneakers, Eleventy, Saks Fifth Avenue. White jeans, Mr Turk.

— LEXI Leopard tank and satin cargo pant, Mela Purdie, BB.one. Hat, BB.one. Espadrilles, model’s own. Necklace, UNOde50.

Photographed at Kelsey Montague’s mural in The Gardens on El Paseo.