3 days in Palm Desert Itinerary

3 days in Palm Desert Itinerary

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Palm Desert
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Palm Desert

Palm Desert ©
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles. Get out of town with these interesting Palm Desert side-trips: Joshua Tree National Park (in Twentynine Palms) and Temecula (Old Town Spice & Tea Merchants & Wine Tours & Tastings). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Sunnylands, get a taste of the local shopping with El Paseo Shopping District, and relax in the rural setting at Shield's Date Farm.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palm Desert planner .

In January, daily temperatures in Palm Desert can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Desert

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Temecula, Shield's Date Farm, Sunnylands
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The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens ©
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Wine Tours & Tastings
El Paseo Shopping District ©
El Paseo Shopping District