Sunny, warm and clear days combined with cool evenings make the La Quinta area one of America's most sought after winter destinations. Winter evenings are cool while summer evenings are pleasantly warm.
Occasionally you will need a sweater or light jacket for the winter evenings. Comfortable and casual resort wear best describes the customary dress for for La Quinta and other local desert communities. With virtually no rainfall on more that 340 days a year, outdoor activities can be accommodated year-round.
Home to the nationally acclaimed Arnold Palmer Classic Course at SilverRock Resort, La Quinta is a blend of beauty, charm, and opportunity. La Quintas history is rich and its story a fascinating tale of success. Named by the Robb Report as the Best Place to Live for Golf, La Quinta is home to over 20 exceptional golf courses, including the famous PGA West. The historic La Quinta Resort & Club is the largest resort in the Coachella Valley and is complemented by other recently-opened hospitality venues.
La Quinta is situated approximately 150 miles northeast of San Diego and 130 miles east of Los Angeles on the desert floor of the Coachella Valley. The valley is flanked on three sides by the Little San Bernardino, Santa Rosa, and San Jacinto Mountains. The protection afforded by the mountains contributes to the arid climate.
The city embraces art and culture, offering the La Quinta Arts Festival, live theatre by the La Quinta Playhouse, and a variety of beautiful public art pieces. The bustling Highway 111 corridor and enchanting Old Town Village feature the best of shopping, dining, and personal services. La Quintas growth over the last decade has been truly remarkable. The most prominent feature of the La Quinta area is its Santa Rosa Mountains.
The City of La Quinta has something for everyone! Theres golfing at the Citys spectacular public course, dining and shopping; biking along the Bear Creek Trail; and hiking in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains, just to name a few.
Winter visitors from colder climates flock to La Quinta and surrounding Coachella Valley from November to May because of the extremely mild winters. No matter your pleasure, youre sure to find plenty of reasons to come and enjoy the Gem of the Desert, La Quinta! Come see for yourself!