Best of Saint Tropez
Yearning for a taste of France? Head over to Best of Saint Tropez to pick up some gifts that come straight from the South of France.
While browsing the shops in Palm Springs, be sure to stop by this quaint boutique that is sure to make you feel like you have stumbled into a shop in the South of France. Best of Saint Tropez, which is owned by France-native Benjamin Perdereau, boasts a collection of French goods that is sure to make any Francophile excited. From French linens and ceramic crockery, to herbs from Provence and designer bikinis, you are sure to find something you love that is both authentic and tasteful. While at the shop, chat with the owner about his days in France before making your way through the rows of gorgeous gifts. This little boutique truly is tres bon!
Address:301 North Palm Canyon Drive #100, Palm Springs, 92262
phone:+1 760 902 6137
Fresh Juice Bar
Kick your body into gear and sip on one of the Fresh Juice Bar's amazing blends. The Black Forest green smoothie is refreshing and filling.
Go for a healthy snack at Fresh Juice Bar. They specialize in fresh, raw juices, smoothies, and bowls made with healthy ingredients. For a refreshing, delicious drink, try The Bomb, made with pineapple, cucumber, spinach, mint, and apple. Their bowls make for a healthy breakfast or snack any time of day, with the Raw Pitaya Bowl being the most popular: it features hemp and flaxseed granola, blended dragonfruit, house-made almond milk, pineapple, banana, mango, blueberries, and agave. You'll love the taste of their juices and smoothies so much, you'll forget they're good for you!
Address:73030 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 92260
phone:+1 760 837 9777
Sunnylands' two hundred acres of land features a sprawling fifteen acres of garden space, featuring roses, cacti and other gorgeous flora.
Sunnylands, situated on two hundred acres of land in Rancho Mirage, is the one-time winter estate of Ambassador Walter Annenberg and his wife Lenore. Designed by A. Quincy Jones and completed in 1966, this massive mid-century modern estate was converted into a public museum in 2009. Interactive displays showcase the history of this powerful political duo, as well as the collection of world-famous art once displayed on the walls. Guided tours are available, although visitors are able to wander the grounds for free. If you get hungry while strolling through the rose gardens, private golf course grounds and fishing lakes, the Cafe at Sunnylands offers a small menu of health-conscious sandwiches and salads. Sunnylands upholds the Annenbergs' vision of global harmony, hosting international summits during July and August, during which the visitor center and grounds are closed to the public.
Address:37977 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, 92270
phone:+1 760 328 2829
Vue Grille and Bar
Serving American cuisine with creative cocktails.
The Vue Grille and Bar is located on top of the Indian Wells Golf Resort. The bar's specialty crafted cocktail menus include their Classics Reinvented, the Manhattan Lovers menu and the Craft House Specialties. For a truly unforgettable experience enjoy your drinks out side on the patio next to one of the fire pits overlooking the stunning Santa Rosa Mountains and the Indian Wells Golf Resort.
Address:44500 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, 92210
Delicious American cuisine.
Having formerly been a Denny's restaurant, King's Highway has a classic diner design that you must experience. The menu is made up of locally sourced fresh ingredients that make for quite an eclectic grouping of choices. If your looking for some entertainment with dinner they also offer bingo from 7pm-9pm every Monday night.
Address:701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264
Zobo & Meester's
A fresh and savory experience is in store for you at this restaurant, which serves traditional American cuisine.
Named for the owner's twin daughters, Zobo and Meester's is a must try in the Coachella Valley. Serving traditional American favorites like burgers and salads, the restaurant also has a few Mexican dishes on the menu that are sure to delight. Everything on the menu is made from scratch, making each bite all the more delicious.
Address:68703 Perez Rd., Ste A1, Cathedral City, 92234
Sunny Dunes Antique Mall
Located off the strip in Palm Springs, you can step back in time inside this antique mall.
Here you can find whatever you're looking for and more. With pieces from the mid-century modern era to toys from your childhood, this shop is a one-of-a-kind find. As you hunt through the isles of artwork, home goods, jewelry and tchotchkes, you are sure to find a treasure you will love.
Address:507 E Sunny Dunes Rd, Palm Springs, 92264
phone:+760) 325 7200
H20 Closet- A Modern Apothecary
As their name suggests, this shop is a modern apothecary.
Specializing in products that aren't common in departments stores or fragrance counters, you can find a variety of locally sourced products like shampoos and soaps, fragrances and candles from all over the world. With so many unique products you're guaranteed to discover something new every time you visit.
Address:78010 Main St Ste. 111, La Quinta, 92253
phone:+760 564 7399
Big Rock Pub
The Rock and Roll memorabilia hang from the walls and ceiling separate this pub from others.
A new addition to the Coachella Valley, this place has it all - from menus inside record sleeves to catchy rock inspired names for the dishes and drinks. The bar also boasts a stage for live music and authentic memorabilia décor. Stop by this spot to catch a show or to enjoy a tasty meal.
Address:79940 Westward Ho Drive, indio, 92201
Lost on 111
Serving traditional American breakfasts with some island favorites Lost on 111 is a tropical getaway.
A foodies paradise greets you with art from around the world adorning the walls. Lost on 111's menu will not only keep you coming back until you've tried it all but their décor will have you stopping by just to see what new art they've added to their collection. We recommend the Locos Mocos with Spam, for a true taste of island life don't forget to try the signature LostMosa made with Pog juice.
Address:79410 Highway 111 #103, La Quinta, 92253
Vue Grill & Bar
See stunning dessert views from the terrace of this restaurant. Try the Maine lobster mac and cheese!
From the terrace of Vue Grill & Bar, you get to see a stunning panorama of mountains. While the view is a big draw for many visitors, the food is just as good. Small plates, entrees, and even sushi are featured on the menu, so you can customize your dining experience to suit your tastes. Ingredients are sourced from local suppliers, for truly fresh-tasting dishes. Enjoy the vibrant ambiance, enhanced by live music on some nights, during a brunch with friends or a romantic dinner date.
Address:44-500 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, 92210
phone:+1 760 834 3800
Cactus Flower Shoe Salon
Complete your outfit with a pair of metallic pumps or animal print flats that are sure to charm you.
For footwear for every occasion, Cactus Flower Shoe Salon is your ultimate destination on El Paseo. From humble beginnings in 1977, this boutique is one of the most popular in the desert for their trendsetting shoes and handbags. Try on wedges, flats, sandals, boots and stilettos in fashionable yet comfortable styles and patterns. The owner, Velma Hagar-Otterman, prides herself on personalized services with exclusive fittings and assistance.
Address:73640 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 92260
phone:+1 760 346 6223
At Fresh Agave, margaritas come in impressive portions and a variety of tropical flavors, like mango, tamarind, and strawberry.
Fresh Agave boasts a full menu of Mexican favorites, but the real draw is the massive margaritas they offer. Whether you try the banana, mango, or strawberry flavor, you'll be impressed by the sheer size of the drink. The bar menu offers savory choices at a reasonable price, including nachos, taquitos, and a quesadilla. Turn dinner into a celebration at this lively bar and restaurant.
Address:73325 Highway 111, Palm Desert, 92260
phone:+1 760 836 9028
Coachella Valley Preserve
Take a hike through the preserve to Thousand Palms Oasis where palm trees, natural springs and verdant scenery punctuates the desert.
Located a few miles off Palm Springs, Coachella Valley Preserve is a natural gem sprawling over 1000 acres (404 hectares). A trip to the visitor's center offers an intriguing exhibition of photographs and curated items. From there on, follow the trail to McCallum Oasis that boasts a serene pond and verdant landscape that beautifully contrasts the deserted surroundings. Further is the Moon Country that attract a numerous array of exotic flora and fauna. The preserve is the only habitat in the world for the fringe-toed lizard, as well as some rare birds, shrubs and plants; don't miss signs that identify various species. The hike is family-friendly and a conquerable feat for amateurs as well. The view point provides great vistas of Joshua Tree National Park, Little San Bernardino Mountains and the San Gorgonio Peak.
Address:29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Rd, Thousand Palms, Palm Springs, 92241
phone:+1 760 343 2733
Escape to an acre of shaded tranquility at Wolfson Park, a Victorian-style recreation area with winding paths and decorative light fixtures.
Wolfson Park lies on the edge of Rancho Mirage, offering a small slice of idyll to overheated visitors. Twisting paths and tree lined walkways entwine with a bubbling fountain and seating areas. Take note of the small pillar near the entrance to the park. If you press the button on top, you'll be greeted by either Frank Sinatra or Dinah Shore.
Address:70001 Frank Sinatra Drive, Rancho Mirage, 92270
phone:+1 760 770 3224
La Quinta Olive Oil Company
You can find this great boutique in the heart of Old Town La Quinta.
Imported from all over the world, La Quinta Olive Oil Company stocks 70 different flavors of olive oil and vinegar. Stop by and sample a new flavor - you never know what you'll find.
Address:78075 Main St Ste 102, La Quinta, 92253
phone:+760 777 9992
La Quinta Brewing Co.
Craft beer fans look no further - we have a local option nearby.
Numerous awards for their beer line the walls inside the taproom location in Old Town La Quinta. You can either sit inside or out on the expansive patio at this fun spot. The LQBC offers live music on the weekends and has a variety of rotating taps to choose from. If you're undecided or feeling adventurous there is always the option of a flight of beer to taste everything the have to offer.
Address:78065 main street, suite 100, La Quinta, 92253
phone:+(760) 972 4251
Las Casuelas Nuevas
A Rancho Mirage institution, pop into Las Casuelas Nuevas for their amazing brunch. Sit out on the patio to enjoy the warm weather.
Las Casuelas Nuevas, located in one of the ubiquitous brightly colored haciendas along Highway 111, has provided Rancho Mirage with traditional Mexican home cooking since 1973. The founder Florencio Delgado (for whom an adjacent street is named) opened the original Las Casuelas location in 1958, using recipes handed down from his grandmother, a Mazatlan native. The current owners carry on this family tradition, featuring truly authentic Mexican cuisine such as carnitas a la chipotle alongside staple Tex-Mex fare. Their Sunday brunch is probably the best feature here, offering prime rib, salmon and vegetable dishes as well as traditional Mexican favorites complimented by live music. Margaritas are plentiful here as well, with five top shelf and six house specialty margarita creations available in a modest twelve ounce or a decadent twenty-seven ounce glass. If the weather permits, ask to be seated on the "best of the valley" award winning patio.
Address:70050 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, 92270
phone:+1 760 328 8844
Dwight Polen Design
Hidden gems abound here at this Palm Desert antique shop. Find a gorgeous Chinese printed screen to accent your home.
If you're in the market for beautiful Chinese antiques, pay a visit to Dwight Polen Design. This specialty shop carries screens, lamps, artwork, furniture, and more. The selection is well-curated and offers a great shopping experience. Every six weeks, they receive shipments of new items, so visit often to find incredible pieces to add to your home or to give as gifts.
Address:73375 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 92260
phone:+1 760 568 0888
Wine and dine on the finest French cuisine in the area. You can't go wrong with the veal sweetbreads or their famous raspberry souffle.
Find traditional French favorites on the menu at Le Paon. Enjoy escargot, roasted duck, veal, and more in an upscale ambiance. The staff provides exquisite service that's sure to make your dining experience here unforgettable. Their stellar wine lists offers the perfect pairing to whatever you choose from the menu - just ask the staff for advice if you're not sure what to pick.
Address:73399 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 92260
phone:+1 760 610 5320
Shields Date Garden
Delicious dates have been grown on this farm for many years, and you get to enjoy them in ways you never thought possible!
Floyd and Bess Shields started the Shields Date Garden back in 1924. The garden is located in Coachella Valley, which is known as the date capital of the world because 95% of dates are grown there. Shields was a pioneer in the date business and created his own varieties of the fruit. His famous “Blonde” and “Brunette” dates are exclusive to the Shields Date Garden and are not grown anywhere else in the world. Watch Mr. Shields talk about his favorite subject in his 1951 film that runs continuously during store hours. You can purchase the DVD and other souvenirs at their ranch store.
Address:80-225 Highway 111, Indio, 92201
phone:+1 760 347 7768
If BBQ is what you crave, this is the place for lunch, happy hour, dinner or their fabulous Sunday Champagne Brunch.
A verdant wonderland of old cowboy charm and hospitality, Jackalope Ranch is perfect for family gatherings or romantic getaways surrounded by luscious landscaped gardens with waterfalls, ponds and weeping willows.
Address:80400 Highway 111, Indio, 92201
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The road to Bistro Sixty leads you past the Empire Polo grounds, home of the Coachella Music Festival.
You may find yourself daydreaming as you sit surrounded by the picturesque Santa Rosa Mountains while enjoying a delicious meal at Bistro Sixty. The restaurant hosts live entertainment every night of the week from 5pm to 8pm, and offers dinner and drink specials five nights a week.
Address:60151 Trilogy Parkway, ste 1, LA Quinta, 92253
Grab a unique hand-crafted cocktail or anything off the menu; you can't go wrong here.
Explore this modern and stylish gastropub. This place is a must. Built and owned by the same group that created the Arrive Hotel - located next door - this bar has an atmosphere unlike any other in the area. Roll up doors make up their walls exposing the bar to the elements on sunny days.
Address:1501 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, 92262