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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Tennis Court
“The Indian Wells Masters, also known as BNP Paribas Open and the WTA Indian Wells Open, is an annual tennis tournament held in early- and mid-March at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Has all the shops you need. Anchored by Macy’s and Nordstrom Rack is right across the street”
  • 35 locals recommend
Theatre
“Great entertainment, easy to get to, plenty of parking. Music and theater. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
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“This Costco is located at the Monterey Exit off of Interstate 10. Many people pass this location on their way into the Coachella Valley.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Open every Saturday and Sunday at the College of the Desert from 7am to 2pm. Located behind McCallum Theatre at the corner of Fred Waring and Monterey.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Spa
“Afternoon coffee or cocktail is what I do with fantastic lake views, beautiful lounge area and lush gardens. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“Palm Desert's biggest park, with tennis courts, sports fields, picnic areas, concerts & public art.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“ Large variety of produce, organic and regular. This is a Large store, well-stocked, with lots of variety. Closes @ midnight for winter months. 11 pm in the summer.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Small community pool. They give lessons or you can just go and play. I believe they do not allow the arm floatation devices for kids, so just be aware you may need to take a vest instead.”
  • 14 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Si Bon welcomes you with soft buttery walls, bright red cafe chairs and white stone tables. Hand painted murals depict Brussels and complete this charming European Bistro. Si Bon is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“The best Reuben and Pastrami sandwiches, never had a bad sandwich there. They were also featured on Guy Fieri. Good food.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Lodging
“The restaurant here is good. We have only been for breakfast and lunch but it's one of my favorite breakfast places because of the outside patio with a stunning view of the golf course. Food is always good.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Desert Adventures aka Red Jeep Tours has been around for decades. They offer different types of jeep tours out in the desert from the Indian Canyons to actually taking steps on the San Adreas Fault, which is my favorite tour when I have guests in town. Great picture taking sites. Very knowledgable guides that make it super fun. Learn the history of the Desert, learn about rock formations, Native American Culture, wild life and so much more. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cinema
“Lots of great movies at 'The River" tons of restaurants such as PFChang, Cheesecake factory, Flemings, In andOut burgers, too. Huge Forever21 store In the summer they have live free concerts on weekends”
  • 8 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“If you're in the mood to dance and grab drinks, this is the place to go. Close in distance and fair in price.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“White linens. Great place for a steak or rack of lamb. We enjoy sitting at the bar for a quick meal over a glass of wine. They have a nice bar menu. They also have formal dining tables and a nice outside patio area under lights. Live acoustic music occasionally outside. ”
  • 12 locals recommend