Just 25 miles from Palm Springs and seven miles from Indian Wells, La Quinta enjoys a healthy tourism industry and has been rated the “leading golf destination,” by the upscale Robb Reports Magazine. With over 20 golf courses in the community, including the La Quinta Resort and Club, The Quarry (rated among the top 100 golf courses in the United States), and the PGA West Stadium Course, known as “a course too tough for professionals,” this town of just over 40,000 offers so much for golfers as well as residents who just enjoy the outdoor lifestyle.
Located at the helm of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta is ranked #5 by Sunset Magazine as one of the top hiking locations in the west offering a variety of easy to challenging trails. Numerous parks, several with water features, dog areas, BBQ’s, and walking paths are scattered throughout the city as well as a thriving art culture including the popular La Quinta Museum which displays the town’s history and cultural arts.
With a booming hospitality industry, lots of local and chain restaurants, nearby shopping and medical facilities, La Quinta is popular with retirees, snowbirds and families due to its affordable housing, outstanding schools, and sports activities for children. Some of the desert’s most spectacular estates are located here, proving that La Quinta indeed has something for everyone.