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Palm Desert
Relax and sight-see in this southern Californian oasis. Located in the center of the Coachella Valley, Palm Desert is a vibrant city featuring top notch resorts, world class golfing, shopping, and entertainment that appeals to many types of consumers. Hike, bike or ride horseback through the desert trails. Or, soak in some culture with seasonal festivals, stylish art galleries, and a thriving music and nightlife scene.

All things to do » Things to do

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
The botanical gardens of this park offer great opportunities to see desert vegetation.
Attraction type: Zoos
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Bump and Grind Trail
Bump and Grind Trail
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Desert Holocaust Memorial
Desert Holocaust Memorial
Attraction type: Monuments & Statues; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Sherman's Deli
Sherman's Deli
Ranked #1 of 273 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Cuisines: American, Soups, Delicatessen
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wilma & Frieda's Cafe
Wilma & Frieda's Cafe
Ranked #2 of 273 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Cuisines: American, Cafe, International, Contemporary
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ristorante Mamma Gina
Ristorante Mamma Gina
Ranked #3 of 273 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Price:
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cork Tree California Cuisine
Cork Tree California Cuisine
Ranked #4 of 273 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pacifica Seafood Restaurant
Pacifica Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 273 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II
3.5 of 5
Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II
$102 - $314
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert
$86 - $168
Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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The Westin Desert Willow Villas
4.0 of 5
The Westin Desert Willow Villas
$85 - $386
Ranked #3 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Desert
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Desert
$94 - $172
Ranked #4 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
$191 - $486
Ranked #5 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages
3.5 of 5
Marriott's Shadow Ridge I-The Villages
$100 - $310
Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Embarc Palm Desert
4.5 of 5
Embarc Palm Desert
$143 - $547
Ranked #9 of 22 Hotels in Palm Desert
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Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
$172 - $379
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Indian Wells
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The Westin Mission Hills Villas
4.0 of 5
The Westin Mission Hills Villas
$112 - $366
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Rancho Mirage
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.