An Easy Drive is All it Takes.


Whether you’re coming from Los Angeles, San Diego or somewhere a bit further away, Palm Desert’s probably closer than you think. Located just off I-10 around 15 miles east of Palm Springs, you’ll enjoy an easy, quick drive into the scenic California desert.

Here are just a few of the comfortable drives you could take to Palm Desert (view map):

Riverside: 1 hour
Los Angeles 2 hours
San Diego: 2 hours
Santa Barbara: 3.5 hours
Bakersfield: 3.5 hours
Phoenix/Scottsdale: 4 hours
Las Vegas: 4 hours

Whether you’re coming from Southern California or beyond, it’s easy to get to Palm Desert. You can also skip the drive and fly into one of our neighboring airports – where car rental and other ground transportation is a snap.

No matter how you get here, you’ll arrive in style – and just in time for fun, because there’s always something going on in the desert. Find out more about things to do.