Where to walk through wildflowers, bike by the sea, take in waterfalls and gardens, and sample the flavors of the West
Photo by David Fenton
Palm Desert's mood is mod, its art amazing, and it does the whole midcentury modern thing perfectly.
And of all California's desert resorts, it's also probably the most pedestrian- and bike-friendly. So ditch you car, hit the pool, stroll through galleries and gardens, and take your pick of excellent dining spots.
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