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Distance / time between each desert city

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Distance / time between each desert city

Hi just wondering if you could advise on the following:

1) the distance and how long it takes to drive between each of the desert cities.

Cathedral City

Desert Hot Springs

indian Wells


La Quinta

Palm Springs

Rancho Mirage

2) which one of the cities is best to stay in for a couple in their late 20s/early 30s who love nice hotels, good restaurants, wine and nightlife but also like good scenery and sightseeing

3) what will the weather be like in the first week of november?will it be hot?

Any help will be much appreciated :-)

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11. Re: Distance / time between each desert city

The night before our departure from La Quinta we are goping to need aan hotel/motel close to the airport, any recommendations.


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12. Re: Distance / time between each desert city

Mallardalta, There is a Courtyard by Marriott, about a mile from the Palm Springs Airport, however, you could drive to the airport from La Quinta, as we have when we had to drop off a family member.


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13. Re: Distance / time between each desert city

It is about 30 minutes from one end of town to the other. Palm Springs to Indio. There are plenty of nice hotels in Palm Springs and a lot of nice resorts in Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells and La Quinta. You can stay in any area and visit all areas as they are close.There is more night life in Palm Springs but you can find fun places in all of these cities. I don't recommend Indio or Desert Hot Springs to stay.More crime in those areas.

Edited: 12:17 pm, February 20, 2017
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