This is a thriving, year-round community with the natural beauty and recreational amenities of a resort destination. Palm Desert offers big-city resources in a friendly, small-town setting.
Palm Desert’s first-class educational facilities, healthy real estate market, varied job opportunities, safe and clean streets, plentiful parks, and wealth of shopping choices make it unique among Coachella Valley cities.
It has evolved into a vibrant small city that today is the shopping, dining, and cultural hub of the Greater Palm Springs region. The Gardens on El Paseo and El Paseo Village are the premiere shopping and dining destination in the Southern California Desert region. Located in the center of El Paseo, the shopping centers feature trendy, upscale, unique-to-market tenants in an outdoor, garden setting.
Palm Desert is home to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. You can stroll, dine or shop amid 1,200 acres of scenic gardens, nature trails and exhibits. Located at the base of the picturesque Santa Rosa Mountains, this captivating zoo and botanical garden features native desert animals and hundreds of plant species found in the deserts of the world, including North America, Africa and Madagascar.
Also, the McCallum Theatre, a 1,127 seat state of the art venue for year round entertainment and cultural events is located on the southern edge of the campus of College of the Desert in Palm Desert.
Palm Desert is the home of world famous BIGHORN Golf Club, offering a new desert contemporary golf clubhouse with 36 holes of championship golf and state-of-the art amenities.