- The list below includes 85 free or cheap things to do in or near Cathedral City, California, including 79 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Art Gallery, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- From Cathedral City Dog Park to Century Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cathedral City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palm Springs, Idyllwild, Palm Desert and Indio.
The Bump & Grind Trail is not considered to be an official trail within the Coachella Valley, but it is quickly becoming a popular range for experienced hikers. It is a moderate to strenuous hike that allows for an elevation gain of roughly 1000 feet in total.
Palm Canyon is fifteen miles in length and provides many different activities for the mountain region. Outdoor attractions include hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking while visitors can also go to the Trading Post for purchasing Native American art.
Tahquitz Canyon offers a two-mile hiking loop to Tahquitz Falls, a 50-foot waterfall. The hike also passes many Cahuilla sacred sites including a village where artifacts have been unearthed dating back over 1,000 years.
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219 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA MoreLess Info
Situated in downtown Palm Springs, CA, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum houses many historical artefacts belonging to the native Cahuilla tribes of the area and other native cultures. They conduct guided tours, research and education programs for those interested in their history and culture.
74% 560 votes
43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260 MoreLess Info
One of Palm Desert's most popular annual events is the College of the Desert Street Fair. This huge gathering is part farmers' market, part rummage sale and part swap meet. Come very early for the best selection of merchandise.
88% 136 votes
72-567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260 MoreLess Info
Palm Springs Art Museum can be found in downtown Palm Springs. It is a small museum that gathers important artwork, glass, photography, contemporary art and it also has two outdoor sculpture gardens.
87% 115 votes
700 Tamarisk St. at Avenue of Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA MoreLess Info
Situated in downtown Palm Springs, Ruth Hardy Park offers a great outdoor experience. The landscape is spacious and beautifully designed. The park also maintains tennis and basketball courts complete with night illumination, picnic tables, play areas for kids and much more.