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Whether You’re Looking to Unwind or Ready for Some Fun, Palm Desert Is the Place to Be

Take It Easy or Get Moving in the City of Palm Desert 

Written By: Stephanie Teasley Palm Desert Activities

Most vacationers take their time off seriously, however, how one spends their precious time varies. While a relaxing day by the pool is the ideal day for some, others prefer to step off the property and experience their surroundings. No matter if you’re an on-the-go vacationer or prefer some serious R&R, Palm Desert has everything from world-class spas and poolside cocktails to outdoor hikes and upbeat bars!


1 | Breakfast in Bed vs. A Boozy Brunch Palm Desert Activities

What better way to start off the getaway than sleeping in and enjoying a cozy breakfast in bed at the luxurious Hotel Paseo? If you’re ready to get your day started, walk on over to Wilma & Frieda for a fun brunch with bloody marys and mimosas!  

Hotel Paseo | Wilma & Frieda


2 | Shop ‘Til You Drop vs. A Leisure Art Walk Palm Desert Activities

Power through your shopping as you hit all of the stores The Shops on El Paseo has to offer. For the creatives who’d rather appreciate art at a leisurely pace, stroll through El Paseo’s many art galleries at the acclaimed El Paseo Art Walk.

The Shops on El Paseo | El Paseo Art Walk


3 | Step Outside vs. Relax and Unwind Palm Desert Activities

For nature lovers who prefer an outdoor hike, Bump and Grind is the most popular low-elevation trail. If you’d rather relax indoors, the JW Marriott offers luxury spa treatments, such as body scrubs, hair and scalp treatments and even a steamy couples massage. 

Bump and Grind Trail | JW Marriott


4 | Seize the Day vs. Lounge Away!

Get your sweat on with a class at Pure Barre on El Paseo, or if you tend to take your out-of-office time seriously, book a stay at one of Palm Desert’s luxurious resorts and lounge by the pool for a day of sun and sipping.

Pure Barre


5 | Elegant Eats vs. Booze and Beats

Enjoy a sit-down dinner at Venue Sushi Bar with an extensive menu of eats crafted by award-winning sushi master Engin Onural. If you prefer cocktails, live music and games, head to Red Barn for an upbeat night of fun!

Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge | Red Barn: 760.346.0191

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