Welcome to Palm Desert
An exciting upscale suburban area filled with activities
Palm Desert, California, is a thriving community with plenty of facilities to allow residents to enjoy the outdoor weather. There are tons of resources giving residents things to do at any time of the year. The sunshine and perfect weather conditions allow residents to live life to the fullest no matter the season.
You are also just a short drive to major cities like Los Angeles and San Diego, as well as mountain towns like Big Bear. You can get the best of all that California has to offer with less than a day's drive from beaches and surfing to mountains and skiing.
What to Love
- Perfect Weather
- Outdoor Activities
- Close to Everything
- Upscale Living
The lifestyle in Palm Desert is an upscale suburban one. The city has endless amounts of things to do, from outdoor activities like hiking, golfing, and swimming to shopping malls and fine dining restaurants. The weather is sunny year-round, and except for the summer months stays around 70 degrees. The city is also close to large popular music festivals like Coachella.
The houses in Palm Desert range in price but are often large in size and offer plenty of surrounding space. There are wonderful high-rated schools that, mixed with the surplus of activities, make this an ideal space for families.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Palm Desert is home to many fine dining establishments. Sullivan’s Steakhouse offers fantastic surf and turf with hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood. Enjoy your meal with a signature cocktail while listening to live music. The Pacifica Seafood Restaurant has exquisite food with excellent views. Have your dinner on the patio while taking in the beautiful mountains in the distance. The Cork Tree has Californian cuisine that is accompanied by local wine. They pride themselves on their fresh food made with locally sourced ingredients. Wilma and Frieda serve up comfort food with a twist. You will find all your childhood favorites leaving you satiated for the day ahead.
The El Paseo Shopping Center prides itself on its upscale shops, dining establishments, and art galleries. With stores like Ralph Lauren, Chico’s, Soma, Oliver People’s, and more, you will find everything you are looking for. For even more shopping fun, The Shops at Palm Desert has all the staples like Victoria's Secret, American Eagle, and H&M. They also have a number of restaurants and a movie theater to catch all the latest flicks.
Things To Do
You will never run out of things to do in Palm Desert. The Cabot’s Pueblo Museum is a historical home built in the 1940s by Cabot Yerxa. You can tour the inside of the house, which is lined with art and artifacts from the family who used to live there. The Palm Desert Farmers’ Market takes place once a week and offers plenty of locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other locally sourced items. Live music from local bands also fills the venue to set the mood for the shoppers. Desert Zoo and Gardens teaches about desert life and the plants and wildlife that inhabit it. Perfect for the family to enjoy, stop by and see the animals, and participate in the exhibits they offer.
Desert Willow Golf Resort has an award-winning 18-hole course with amazing mountain views. They also have several bars and restaurants on-site. One of the popular activities in Palm Desert is hot air ballooning. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the entire valley from above; you can even enjoy a sunset ride. Civic Center Park is a community park with an open grassy area, picnic areas, a playground, and restrooms. There is also an outdoor amphitheater where concerts and other events take place.
There are a few notable schools in the Palm Desert area: