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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.

Shopping Centre
“Restaurants and Theaters; The Yard House, PF Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory”
  • 84 locals recommend
Casino
“Another great casino owned by the Agua Caliente Tribe who are well known for their philanthropy back into our valley. They have great show's some of the top live entertainer's. Lot's of dining options from buffet's to top of the line Steak House. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Over 250 delightful discoveries including enchanting shops and boutiques featuring fashion, jewelry, art, home, spas, dining and more. On El Paseo, you will find treasures every step of the way. Between Highway 74/Monterey and Portola Palm Desert, CA 92260 ”
  • 82 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
Route
“ Very quick and easy hike on the right-hand side of the trail. Once you get to the top you will see a beautiful view of the entire valley. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Premise
“If you get a chance, check out Sunnylands. It's a beautiful garden, that hosts regular events from yoga, to family days, to movie nights, and so on. It's just a cool place to see and get a sense of peacefulness. If you want to take a tour of the actual house, make sure you book ahead of time. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“There are several large markets nearby also, Jensens, Smart & Final, Walmart Grocery, Trader Joes, Albertsons”
  • 15 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Opened in March 2012, this distinctive campus offers ongoing and temporary exhibitions of sculpture, painting, photography and new media. Featuring several gallery areas and is home to changing exhibitions that both stand alone and complement the museum’s main Palm Springs location. The 8,400 square-foot environmentally friendly building (Silver LEED Certified) is surrounded by a two-acre, lushly landscaped sculpture garden housing the works of modern and contemporary masters such as Di Suvero, Gold and Judd - a perfect setting for private and special events. The museum provides a variety of community activities, educational tours and lectures. Admission is free Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.”
  • 25 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
Museum
“If you are traveling with kids, this is a nice place to visit. Its mostly indoors, so it will keep them nice and cool”
  • 22 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“The shops on El Paseo have many great restaurants, bars, and stores located on this luxury shopping street and is only 10 minutes travel by car from our property. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Sports bar with every possible microbrew option you can imagine. Very close”
  • 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
Art Museum
“Created by Walter Annenburg the founder of TV Guide and a huge philanthropist throughout he and his wife's lives. Sunnylands was created after his death which showcases his home and the beautiful gardens created after his death. Mr. Annenburg hosted many President's and as recently President Obama used it as his Western White House. Reservations are a must and should be made months in advance.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cinema
“My favorite theater in the desert. The reclining chairs are dangerously comfortable!”
  • 18 locals recommend