Vacation in Palm Desert
Ideally situated in the heart of the Coachella Valley and surrounded by towering mountains, Palm Desert is a haven for those seeking out the world’s finest golf courses, resorts, and spas. Superb dining, extraordinary shopping on El Paseo, and exciting attractions also abound.
Palm Desert Attractions
During your stay in Palm Desert be sure not to miss a visit to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Here you will be introduced to the botanical gardens, natural history museum, wilderness park, nature preserve, education center, and much more. Your experience is sure to change your image and understanding of just what a desert is.
Also take the time to explore the “other side” of the desert. While riding the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway you will encounter the beautiful Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness. Here you are sure to discover some new surprises.
Palm Desert Hotels
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Palm Desert Visitors Center
With so much to see, experience, and enjoy, a stop at the newly-remodeled Visitor Center is a must when arriving in Palm Desert. Not only is the Center beautiful in architecture, but it has met the requirements to be declared a certified leader in energy and environmental design. This is due to its high standards of energy efficiency, use of green or recycled material in its construction, and water conservation. With an 18-seat theatre and a community art gallery showcasing local artists, the Center also offers guests a selection of helpful information, souvenirs, and apparel. For your convenience, the Visitor Center is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.
The new center offers guests a selection of helpful information, souvenirs and apparel. There is also an 18-seat theatre and a community art gallery that show cases local artists. The Visitor Center is open daily from 9am-5pm.
Palm Desert has a rich and varied history along with many attractions for the visitor.