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Best Things to Do in Palm Desert

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Randy's Travel Tips for Palm Desert

What are the best places to eat and drink in Palm Desert?

We enjoyed a variety of restaurants during our visit, but one of our favorites was Farm for Sunday brunch. The outdoor setting, along with the food was such a nice experience for us.

What are the best things to do in Palm Desert?

There are lots of great places to visit in and around Palm Desert that include Joshua Tree National Park, The Living Desert, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs Art Museum and Moorten Botanical Garden. Or if you're looking for a more relaxing experience, you can always lounge around poolside or play a round of golf.

What is the best tip for travelling with kids to Palm Desert?

There are lots of kid-friendly things to do in Palm Desert and while there there is no bad time to visit, I would avoid the Summer months of July and August at all costs if you've never felt dry Summer heat before or can't bear it! Traveling here during the Fall, Winter and Spring will be much more pleasant.

Visited Palm Desert in July

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Melissa in Palm Desert for Flytographer


Jessie's Travel Tips for Palm Desert

What are the best things to do in Palm Desert?

Joshua Tree National Park, the Palm Springs living zoo, and the JW Marriott.

What is the best tip for travelling with kids to Palm Desert?

The Palm Springs living zoo is the best zoo we have been to! Easy to navigate, lively animals, and great attractions mostly all shaded.

Visited Palm Desert in November

Photo Shoot Location: Thousand Palms Oasis Reserve

Melissa in Palm Desert for Flytographer


Ashlee's Travel Tips for Palm Desert

What are the best places to eat and drink in Palm Desert?

Pink Cabana- it’s a groovy, funky place with a cool laid back vibe and very photo worthy. The food and cocktails were to die for.

Visited Palm Desert in June

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Melissa in Palm Desert for Flytographer


Debby's Travel Tips for Palm Desert

What are the best things to do in Palm Desert?

We looved staying in a glamping tent about 15 minutes from the park. The lazy sky retreat!

What is the best tip for travelling with kids to Palm Desert?

We looked for easy hikes, took plenty of water, snacks and sunscreen. We had the best time!

Visited Palm Desert in April

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Elizabeth in Palm Desert for Flytographer


Emilyn's Travel Tips for Palm Desert

What are the best things to do in Palm Desert?

Hike Joshua Tree, of course!

What is your best overall travel tip for Palm Desert?

Fall and Spring are the best times to go where the weather is much cooler to hike in.

Visited Palm Desert in August

Photo Shoot Location: Joshua Tree National Park

Jamie in Palm Desert for Flytographer


Kristy's Travel Tips for Palm Desert

What is your best overall travel tip for Palm Desert?

I have so many recommendations for Palm Desert! You must go to the Ritz for a drink at sunset, dinner at Il Corso on El Paseo, shopping at Cabazon Outlets, watch a Polo match in Indio, dancing at the Nest, and a hike along the Art Smith Trail (which we discovered thanks to Flytographer!).

Visited Palm Desert in March

Photo Shoot Location: Custom Route

Melissa in Palm Desert for Flytographer


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