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La Quinta
Leading golf destination La Quinta basks in the Coachella Valley, southeast of Palm Springs. Nearly 24,000 people live in the "Gem of the Desert." The city offers a quaint shopping village, an excellent base for exploring the Salton Sea or biking Bear Creek Trail, and, of course, superb golfing. Legendary La Quinta Resort, where Frank Capra wrote Lost Horizon, has lured celebrities since opening in 1926, while municipal SilverRock offers outstanding golfing at the hem of the Santa Rosa Mountains.

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Old Town La Quinta
Old Town La Quinta
Owner description: Get ready to experience Main Street in Old Town La Quinta. Where the spirit and architecture of Old California is brought to life in a chic outdoor shopping and dining village... more Owner description: Get ready to experience Main Street in Old Town La Quinta. Where the spirit and architecture of Old California is brought to life in a chic outdoor shopping and dining village. With sophisticated boutiques and curated fashion, delicious dining and exciting nightlife, wine tastings, art shows, live weekend music and a multitude of seasonal events, including Art Under the Umbrellas, Taste of La Quinta and the Sunday Certified Farmers' Market. less
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas
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La Quinta Museum
La Quinta Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Golf Made Simple
Golf Made Simple
Attraction type: Educational sites; Golf Courses
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Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens(Palm Desert)
The botanical gardens of this park offer great opportunities to see desert vegetation.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Deserts; Gardens; Parks; Natural History Museums; Zoos
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Sunnylands
Sunnylands(Rancho Mirage)
Owner description: Sunnylands, a 200-acre midcentury modern estate, opened March 2012 for high-level retreats of leaders seeking solutions. The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands is a non-profit... more Owner description: Sunnylands, a 200-acre midcentury modern estate, opened March 2012 for high-level retreats of leaders seeking solutions. The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to building international understanding, advancing world peace, improving the functioning of government and other purposes through high-level retreats for global leaders from a spectrum of fields.The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands welcomes national and international leaders for high-level retreats and meetings that address and seek solutions to serious issues facing the nation and world. Sunnylands, the former winter residence of Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg, is available also for limited public tours with purchase of a ticket. The adjacent Sunnylands Center & Gardens, open free to the public, features exhibitions, films, and educational programs; and visitors can enjoy a nine-acre garden. The historic house and Sunnylands Center & Gardens opened March 1, 2012. Sunnylands Center & Gardens Hours: 9am - 4pm, Thursdays through Sundays. Cafe open until one-half hour before closing. Closed June 15 - September 24, 2015. less
Attraction type: Gardens; Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Ranked #1 of 115 Restaurants in La Quinta
Price: $8 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
La Quinta Cliffhouse Bar and Lounge
La Quinta Cliffhouse Bar and Lounge
Ranked #2 of 115 Restaurants in La Quinta
Price: $30 - $31
Cuisines: American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 115 Restaurants in La Quinta
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lavender Bistro
Lavender Bistro
Ranked #4 of 115 Restaurants in La Quinta
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Morgan's in the Desert
Morgan's in the Desert
Ranked #5 of 115 Restaurants in La Quinta
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Homewood Suites by Hilton La Quinta
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton La Quinta
$100 - $220
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in La Quinta
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Embassy Suites by Hilton La Quinta Hotel & Spa
3.5 of 5
Embassy Suites by Hilton La Quinta Hotel & Spa
$100 - $374
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in La Quinta
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La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
4.0 of 5
La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
$166 - $766
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in La Quinta
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Chateau at Lake La Quinta
3.5 of 5
The Chateau at Lake La Quinta
$146 - $311
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in La Quinta
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Legacy Villas at La Quinta
Legacy Villas at La Quinta
$145 - $295
La Quinta Vacations Rental
3.0 of 5
La Quinta Vacations Rental
$115 - $591
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
$150 - $491
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Indian Wells
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The Westin Desert Willow Villas
4.0 of 5
The Westin Desert Willow Villas
$102 - $363
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
5.0 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
$217 - $667
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Rancho Mirage
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