10 Things to Do in Indio

10 Things to Do in Indio

If you live in Southern California, you don’t have to go far for a fun getaway. Steal away with your special someone for a romantic mountain vacation in Big Bear, or plan a fun group vacation to the desert in Indio!

Not sure what you would do in Indio? First of all, book a stay at our luxury townhome. These are just some of the amenities:

  • 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, with beds for 12 guests
  • 40 foot saltwater pool and spa
  • Outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and Thor BBQ
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor 65″ smart TV
  • Movie theater with a 120″ screen and 4k laser projector
  • Game room with pool, darts, shuffleboard, basketball, and plenty of arcade games and board games
  • Outdoor entertainment including ping pong, air hockey, and corn hole
  • Whole house sound system

On top of all the fun you can have staying at The Brooklyn Penthouse, check out these 10 things to do in Indio.

1. Big Rock Golf & Pub

Golf enthusiasts can tee off at the Big Rock Golf & Pub at Indian Springs, which offers a challenging course set against a backdrop of scenic desert views. There are also many other golf courses in the Greater Palm Springs area so that you can try a few different places throughout your stay.

2. Indio Performing Arts Center

For a dose of culture and arts, check out the performances and events at the Indio Performing Arts Center. The center hosts theatrical productions, concerts, and art exhibits.

3. Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival

If you’re visiting in February, don’t miss the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival, also known as Date Fest, held in Indio. The event includes a variety of attractions, such as live performances, carnival rides, camel and ostrich races, and a showcase of date-related products.

4. Indio Hills Palms State Park

Embark on a scenic hike at the Indio Hills Palms State Park. The park boasts picturesque palm oases, rugged canyons, and stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains. This is a great idea if you are visiting in the fall or winter, or if you are up for an early morning hike before it gets too hot.

5. Coachella Valley History Museum

Immerse yourself in the history of the Coachella Valley at the Coachella Valley History Museum. The museum features exhibits and artifacts that depict the region’s past, including the Native American culture and the early pioneers. If you are visiting during the hottest months, a fun indoor thing to do will be a nice way to break up the intense desert heat.

6. Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Famously known as just “Coachella,” this is the Mecca of music festivals. Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, one of the largest and most famous music festivals in the world, is held annually in April. The festival attracts music enthusiasts and celebrities from around the globe. It features a diverse lineup of music genres, art installations, food vendors, and a unique desert setting.

7. Indian Wells Tennis Garden

Tennis fans can catch exciting matches at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, which hosts the BNP Paribas Open, one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world. The garden also offers public tennis courts for recreational play.

8. Empire Polo Club

The Empire Polo Club is another popular venue in Indio, known for hosting various events and festivals throughout the year, including the Stagecoach Country Music Festival, a sister event to Coachella, and the Desert Trip music festival. Even if you can’t make it to one of the most popular festivals, check out their calendar for a fun event happening during your stay.

9. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Try your luck at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, offering a wide range of slot machines, table games, and live entertainment. The resort also features restaurants, bars, and a golf course. It’s a perfect place to beat the desert heat and have some fun.

10. Shields Date Garden

Visit Shields Date Garden, a historic attraction known for its lush date groves and the “Romance and Sex Life of the Date” movie, a unique experience showcasing the cultivation of dates. The garden also has a cafe and a gift shop where you can purchase date-related products.

Ready to book your stay? Check the availability of The Brooklyn Penthouse today!