Palm Desert Things to Do

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  • 1. Living Desert Zoo

    Having seen wildlife happy and active in their native habitats many times, I'm less interested in visiting zoos these days. Moreover, I lived in San Diego for eight years and visited the world's...

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  • 2. Living Desert Botanical Gardens

    Much of the effort of The Living Desert is to impress upon visitors the value of desert habitat. Along the walk that visits the zoo, there are a number of garden spots with desert botanicals, some of...

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  • 3. El Paseo Art Gallery

    There are also a few statues in the El Paseo Shopping District. Most are either fountains or decorative mountain goats. There are also a large number of art galleries/shops along the shopping...

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  • 4. Indian Wells Tennis Tournament

    Widely considered the most important tourney oustide of the grand slam events, this annual event attracts both the top men's and women's players. This year they opened the new tennis facility and it...

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  • 5. The Gardens

    In the El Paseo Shopping District is a nicely landscaped area called "The Gardens". Palm Desert, and various organizations, sponsor open air concerts and other...

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  • 6. Palm Desert Civic Center Park

    The Palm Desert Civic Center Park is a nice art park with a lagoon, beautiful landscaping, and a number of very nice statues. "Dancer" is by the Civic Center;...

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  • 7. Watch For Neat Old Trucks

    This old truck is probably effective as an advertisement because it sure is eye-catching. Interesting that the antique truck is advertising elder care. This...

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  • 8. Bob Hope Cultural Center & McCallum Theatre

    The Bob Hope Cultural Center & McCallum Theatre presents a wide variety of concerts, Broadway shows and other entertainment. One of the shows coming up...

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  • 9. Palm Desert Library

    I am not always a fan of modern architecture; too often it has little ascetic value. This attractive building is the local library and is run jointly by the...

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  • 10. Start at the Visitors Center

    A good place to start your tour of Palm Desert is the Visitors Center in the El Paseo part of town. The center has friendly personnel that can help you select...

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  • 11. First Mate Pounce Sculpture

    This lovely sculpture is by Stanley Proctor of a bog fishing with his trusty dog. Located inside The Gardens on El Paseo for its lovely decorative lattice that...

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  • 12. Ring Around The Rosey Sculpture

    This lovely sculpture is by Stanley Proctor of children playing a aged old game.Located inside The Gardens on El Paseo for its lovely decorative lattice that...

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  • 13. Tug Of War Sculpture

    This lovely sculpture is by Stanley Proctor of children playing tug of war.Located inside The Gardens on El Paseo for its lovely decorative lattice that adorns...

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  • 14. Cart Wheels Sculpture

    This lovely sculpture is by Stanley Proctor of children playing cart wheels.Located inside The Gardens on El Paseo for its lovely decorative lattice that adorns...

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  • 15. Pemtemwhaha

    Cahuilla Gardian of Hoofed AnimalThere once was a deity named Pemtemwhaha. He was powerful and respected deity who protected bighorn sheep, antelope, and deer....

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  • 16. “Ostrich”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 17. “Topiaries”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 18. “Salute to the Sun”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 19. “Inner Selves”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 20. “Demoiselle & Timeless Joy”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 21. “Rhyme and Reason”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 22. “Mentoring”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 23. “Monument in Right Feet Major”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 24. “Large Entrepreneur”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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  • 25. “Malloroca IV”

    This whole boulevard is art and that is not all of it. You will find it all over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palms Springs. It is amazing...

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