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Attractions and Recreational Venues

Looking forward to an exciting day with your family? Southern California’s desert communities are home to a myriad of fun attractions and recreational destinations for visitors and residents of all ages.

Here are a few great places for you to check out in La Quinta, Indian Wells, and Palm Desert:

La Quinta

  • Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park – This scenic 710-acre park features sprawling open space and panoramic mountain views, and is perfect as either a day or overnight destination. The park is situated at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains, about six miles southeast of Old Town La Quinta.

  • Go hiking – La Quinta is very popular with hiking enthusiasts due to its well-maintained trails surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and majestic mountain views. For information on some of the hiking trails you can find throughout the city, visit this page.

  • Spectacular golf – Avid golfers love playing in La Quinta – the city is home to several masterfully designed championship courses perfect for any playing style and skill level. To see a list of some of the top golf courses in La Quinta, head to this page.

Indian Wells

  • Shopping – Indian Wells is home to some of the best shopping destinations in the desert. The city’s shopping centers feature apparel boutiques, specialty stores, signature retail emporiums, and so much more. Click here to see a list of some of the top shopping venues in Indian Wells.

  • Living Desert Zoo & Gardens – Located in nearby Palm Desert, Living Desert Zoo & Gardens features over a thousand acres of desert ecosystem, where you’ll find a large variety of unique desert wildlife and native plants. The zoo and botanic garden is dedicated to desert ecosystems throughout the world, creating programs that provide native wildlife rehabilitation, environmental education, habitat restoration, and plant propagation.

  • Indian Wells Tennis Garden – Known as the second largest stadium on the globe, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden hosts some of the prestigious tennis tournaments in the country, as well as the Indian Wells Art Festival.

Palm Desert

  • Go on an art walk – Palm Desert boasts a collection of more than 150 public artworks, including massive sculptures and murals and numerous objects d’art scattered throughout the city’s streets. Head to the Palm Desert Visitor Services in City Hall or go on a docent-guided tour to see some of the city’s fascinating public artworks.

  • Desert Willow Golf Resort – Home to two 18-hole championship courses, Desert Willow is the perfect place to enjoy a challenging round of golf amidst spectacular desert scenery, picturesque mountain vistas, and serene water features.

  • Enjoy the outdoors – The city of Palm Desert boasts more than 200 acres of parkland, with 12 scenic parks, a 25-mile network of trails, a state-of-the-art aquatic center, and two community centers. Visit the city’s Parks & Recreation page to learn about its numerous recreational destinations.

If you’re searching for a home in La Quinta, Indian Wells, or Palm Desert call us at 760.564.1200. You can also send us an email at info(at)califestylerealty(dotted)com.