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ABOUT GREATER PALM SPRINGS

With nine cities in one beautiful oasis, Greater Palm Springs is rich in visitor experiences, from outdoor adventure, shopping and art to world-class events like Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Modernism Week. Whether you spend a sun-soaked afternoon by the pool, play a round of golf or soak in healing mineral water, this Southern California destination knows how to chill. Find your oasis.

EXPLORE GREATER PALM SPRINGS

Click on the interactive map below to learn about each of our nine distinct cities: (1) Desert Hot Springs, (2) Palm Springs, (3) Cathedral City, (4) Rancho Mirage, (5) Palm Desert, (6) Indian Wells, (7) La Quinta, (8) Indio, (9) Coachella.

Greater Palm Springs
Showcasing Greater Palm Springs and each of its unique cities.
Desert Hot Springs
Desert Hot Springs is located in the foothills overlooking the Coachella Valley. It is the only valley city on the North American Tectonic Plate and this unique geology is the source of the city's world famous healing mineral springs, which can be found at dozens of local independent hotels.
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Palm Springs
Tucked into the foot of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains, the City of Palm Springs exudes a village atmosphere with palm-tree lined streets and wide-open avenues. Visitors can explore boutique shops, art galleries, midcentury modern architecture and alfresco dining set along a stunning...
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Cathedral City
Nicknamed the “Spirit of the Desert,” Cathedral City is located between Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage. A hub for family entertainment, Cathedral City offers superior hiking through the area’s mountain canyons and several new, exciting events.
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Rancho Mirage
Unique for its designation as the “Playground of Presidents,” Rancho Mirage’s stellar golf courses, sprawling resorts, lushly landscaped estates, first class shopping and fine dining remind visitors why the likes of Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball and Walter Annenberg chose to call this city...
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Palm Desert
This dynamic, resort destination is renowned as the desert’s hub for shopping, commerce, recreation, dining, culture and higher education. Shoppers can enjoy El Paseo, a famed mile-long shopping avenue, as well as Westfield Palm Desert, Desert Crossing and Town Center Plaza.
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Indian Wells
Though Indian Wells is geographically small, it is home to four of the desert’s premier resorts as well as a number of challenging championship golf courses featuring views of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. Some of the desert’s best spas also make their home here. The BNP Open...
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La Quinta
Surrounded by the rocky peaks of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta is located 25 miles east of Palm Springs. The city is home to several golf courses, including ones designed by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye.
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Indio
The Coachella Valley’s largest city has a year round events schedule that gives visitors a reason to celebrate any time of year. Known as the “City of Festivals,” Indio is home to some of the country’s top music festivals, including the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,...
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Coachella
Although the insanely popular Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival actually takes place in Indio, the City of Coachella is one of the fastest-growing municipalities in California. Known as “The City of Eternal Sunshine,” Coachella is the valley’s eastern-most city.
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Desert Hot Springs
Desert Hot Springs is located in the foothills overlooking the Coachella Valley. It is the only valley city on the North American Tectonic Plate and this unique geology is the source of the city's world famous healing mineral springs, which can be found at dozens of local independent hotels.
Read More
Palm Springs
Tucked into the foot of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains, the City of Palm Springs exudes a village atmosphere with palm-tree lined streets and wide-open avenues. Visitors can explore boutique shops, art galleries, midcentury modern architecture and alfresco dining set along a stunning...
Read More
Cathedral City
Nicknamed the “Spirit of the Desert,” Cathedral City is located between Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage. A hub for family entertainment, Cathedral City offers superior hiking through the area’s mountain canyons and several new, exciting events.
Read More
Rancho Mirage
Unique for its designation as the “Playground of Presidents,” Rancho Mirage’s stellar golf courses, sprawling resorts, lushly landscaped estates, first class shopping and fine dining remind visitors why the likes of Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball and Walter Annenberg chose to call this city...
Read More
Palm Desert
This dynamic, resort destination is renowned as the desert’s hub for shopping, commerce, recreation, dining, culture and higher education. Shoppers can enjoy El Paseo, a famed mile-long shopping avenue, as well as Westfield Palm Desert, Desert Crossing and Town Center Plaza.
Read More
Indian Wells
Though Indian Wells is geographically small, it is home to four of the desert’s premier resorts as well as a number of challenging championship golf courses featuring views of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. Some of the desert’s best spas also make their home here. The BNP Open...
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La Quinta
Surrounded by the rocky peaks of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta is located 25 miles east of Palm Springs. The city is home to several golf courses, including ones designed by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye.
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Indio
The Coachella Valley’s largest city has a year round events schedule that gives visitors a reason to celebrate any time of year. Known as the “City of Festivals,” Indio is home to some of the country’s top music festivals, including the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,...
Read More
Coachella
Although the insanely popular Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival actually takes place in Indio, the City of Coachella is one of the fastest-growing municipalities in California. Known as “The City of Eternal Sunshine,” Coachella is the valley’s eastern-most city.
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