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Rancho Mirage is one of nine cities in the Palm Springs area, and with 12 golf courses in 24 miles, it is perhaps the best for winding down. Peeling away from the pampering of resort life may be tough, but getting out into nature is well worth the effort.
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71701 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
The museum is located on a 6.5-acre ‘campus’ and is the only place of its kind in the Coachella Valley. There are more than 50 touchable exhibits for kids to explore, along with weekly art and science projects, in which all can participate. There’...
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1077 E Granvia Valmonte, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Palm Springs has a reputation for its quirky creativity and the colorful giant robots in Kenny Irwin Jr's father's front yard are the perfect example. Tours can be booked in advance to walk the grounds filled with over 200 installations. No...
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37977 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
Philanthropists and distinguished public servants, Walter and Leonore Annenberg, left behind their blush-brushed residence to benefit thought leaders and inspire the public. The 200-acre Sunnylands estate is an interior and exterior work of art...
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1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Golf and sunshine are the main magnets that draw visitors to Palm Springs, but a 10-minute ride will take you up into a snowy evergreen forest. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway climbs up to a mountain wilderness at 8,500 feet (2,590 meters). The...
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Beal Rd, Slab City, CA 92233, USA
The technicolor mound in the middle of the barren Imperial Valley desert is a quirky manifestation of Leonard Knight’s mission to spread the message of Love after discovering Jesus at age 35 in 1967. Salvation Mountain is a three-story mural...
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50770 Seminole Dr, Cabazon, CA 92230, USA
Just off the I-10 highway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs, the northern horizon lined by the San Bernardino Mountains is briefly interrupted by two massive, sun-faded dinosaurs. Pull off the exit for a short walk around and to snap a highly...
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622 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
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Local restaurateurs, Tara Lazar and Marco Rosetti, have the brunch business on lock down with Cheeky’s and in 2011 expanded into dinner by opening the outdoor pizzeria Birba just next door. The wood-fired pizzas are a delicious combination of...
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701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
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The trendy ACE hotel renovated a roadside Denny’s into a delicious farm-to-table diner with retro contemporary flair. Breakfast is served all day and no dish can go wrong with a side of parmesan hashbrowns, thick-cut pepper bacon, and French press...
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622 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
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Escape the hotels and resorts for city style dining at Cheeky’s in Palm Springs. Serving a fresh menu each week and breakfast all day, it’s the best spot around for quality, price and vibe. Only open Thursday through Monday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.,...
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73-910 CA-111 F, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
When not tending her own farm, Lorraine is at the local Certified Famers’ Markets selecting the freshest fruits and vegetables to craft into delicious organic juices, smoothies, snacks, sandwiches, and desserts. All the dishes and drinks she...
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245 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
Espresso Cielo is a charming café in the heart of Palm Springs. They care about quality and serve Vancouver’s 49th Parallel coffee with their signature porcelain powder blue cups. The interior design feels like an interpretation of Alice in...
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78100 Main St #108, La Quinta, CA 92253, USA
The Coachella Valley's Certified Farmers' Market sells straight from the farms on different days of the week in Palm Springs, Old Town La Quinta, and Palm Desert. Local farmers supply it all including fruits, nuts, veggies, olive oil, cheese,...
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Cathedral City, CA, USA
Seeking an outdoor experience for my mother's 79th birthday luncheon, we chose this bistro located on "The River," in Rancho Mirage. We were looking for an alternative to our usual go-to eateries in the area. Acqua Pazza provided a genial outdoor...