surrounded
by beauty

The Location

Welcome To Palm Desert

The beautiful city of Palm Desert lies in the center of the Coachella Valley on the northwest edge of the Sonoran Desert. A stunning desert landscape is framed by the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains to the west. The scenic views, favorable weather, and resort lifestyle primarily attract people from nearby metropolitan areas, northern and eastern United States, and western Canada. The terrain is well suited for popular local outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, swimming, tennis, and golfing.

  • sun setting on beautiful golf course
  • sun setting on beautiful golf course
  • beautiful stream on golf course
Weather

Sun, Sun, Sun

The region offers the warmest winter weather in the western United States. Daytime highs average 71-81°F from December to March. Low annual rainfall enables the area to enjoy around 348 days of sunshine per year. Furthermore, the unique topography creates a micro thermal belt leading to even warmer winter nights in south Palm Desert, which includes the Ironwood community. If you enjoy sunshine, this is the place to be.

The Spirit Of Fun

The Spirited Lifestyle

The heart of Ironwood is a warm, welcoming residential community that is also surprisingly convenient to the best Palm Desert has to offer.

Mother and Daughter shopping on El Paseo
01 — Shopping

Luxury shopping, dining, and entertainment along this world-class boulevard.

Drive up entrance to McCallum Theater
02 — Entertainment

The desert’s premier stage for Broadway, dance, comedy, and family entertainment.

New entrance and sign for The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
03 — Attractions

Acclaimed zoo, conservancy, and botanical gardens to cherish and enjoy.

Mature hiker running on a uphill trail
04 — Outdoor Adventure

Explore trails with beautiful mountain views for avid hikers and casual walkers alike.

Palm Springs Art Museum
05 — Arts & Culture

Satellite location for the acclaimed museum, featuring modern sculptures, glasswork, and garden.

College of the Desert street fair
06 — Casual Shopping
Where locals and visitors alike can spend their day with an open-air shaded shopping experience second to none – featuring artisans, home goods, fashion, furniture, vintage cars, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and much more.
Civic Park in Palm Desert
07 — Public Spaces

Large nearby park features outdoor concerts, sports facilities, picnic pavilions, a dog park, and a rose garden.

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01 – Shopping
El Paseo
Luxury shopping, dining, and entertainment along this world-class boulevard.
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02 – Entertainment
McCallum Theater
The desert’s premier stage for Broadway, dance, comedy, and family entertainment.
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03 – Attractions
The Living Desert
Acclaimed zoo, conservancy, and botanical gardens to cherish and enjoy.
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04 – Outdoor Adventure
Hiking Trails
Explore trails with beautiful mountain views for avid hikers and casual walkers alike.
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05 – Arts & Culture
PS Art Museum in Palm Desert
Satellite location for the acclaimed museum, featuring modern sculptures, glasswork, and garden.
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06 – Casual Shopping
The Street Fair, at COD
Where locals and visitors alike can spend their day with an open-air shaded shopping experience second to none.
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07 – Public Spaces
Palm Desert Civic Center & Park
Large nearby park features outdoor concerts, sports facilities, picnic pavilions, a dog park, and a rose garden.
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Something for Everyone

Desert Oasis

This is a great place to be. This elevated Palm Desert location offers the perfect vantage point for enjoying breathtaking mountains, beautiful valley views, and clear sunny skies. The pristine desert air affords year-round healthy outdoor living.

Everything else you might need is just around the corner. From nature’s finest playground to cosmopolitan living in minutes recreational activities, casual patio lounging, fine dining, luxury brand shopping, world-class healthcare, arts, entertainment, and international events. Soak in the sun while enjoying day after day at this luxurious desert enclave.

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beautiful lake on golf course
  • woman serving tennis ball
  • man walking with golf clubs
  • Palm Springs Film Festival
Local Events

fun for all

The American Express Golf Tournament

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The best golfers converge for this famous event entering its seventh decade of excellence.

BNP
Paribas
Open

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Annual spring tennis tournament featuring the world’s top professionals at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Palm Springs International Film Festival

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This winter event attracts Hollywood’s biggest stars as well as up and coming breakout talent.

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