Popular Destinations Near Palm Desert

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If you are planning a getaway, Palm Desert is a wonderful place to visit. Here are popular destinations near Palm Desert you can see on your extended stay.

Anaheim, California

  • Distance: 106 miles
  • Sights to see:
    • Knott's Berry Farm, a 57-acre theme park, featuring 40 rides including rollercoasters, family rides, dark rides and water rides.
    • Disneyland, the second highest attended theme park in the world, with a family focus on entertainment, rides, and attractions for the family.
    • Disney California Adventure, Disney's second theme park at the Disneyland Resort, features family friendly rides, entertainment and attractions with Disney, Pixar and Marvel themes.
    • Pacific Coast Highway, a highway that follows the California coastline offers some of the most breathtaking views in the United States.

Carlsbad, California

  • Distance: 96 miles
  • Sights to see:
    • Legoland, a theme park, miniature park and aquarium, based on the Lego brand toys offers rides, Lego displays and building experiences for all ages.
    • Carlsbad State Beach, a popular beach for swimming, surfing, bodyboarding, scuba diving, fishing and beachcombing.
    • Museum of Making Music, an educational museum for discovering the making of and use of instruments in the making of music.
    • Oceanside Pier, the longest wooden pier (1,954 feet) on the West Coast is located in Oceanside, just minutes from Carlsbad.

Huntington Beach, California

  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Sights to see:
    • Huntington Beach Pier, an 1,850-foot pier is one of the longest piers on the West Coast. This beach hosts the annual U.S. Open of Surfing, the largest surfing competition in the world.
    • The Reptile Zoo, a reptile educational facility in Fountain Valley is just minutes away from Huntington Beach and offers hands on experiences and over 100 reptiles for viewing.

San Diego, California

  • Distance: 122 miles
  • Sights to see:
    • Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre historic park with beautiful open areas, gardens, and walking paths. It is also loved for its shopping, theaters, and the nearby San Diego Zoo.
    • San Diego Zoo, an over 100-acre zoo at Balboa Park, with 4,000 animals and more than 600 species of wildlife in open-air exhibits to recreate their natural habitat.
    • SeaWorld, an animal theme park with outside aquariums and oceanariums, featuring exhibits for education and outreach on marine issues.
    • Coronado Beach, a popular surfing beach with beautiful sandy beaches for swim and play, located in Coronado, just minutes south of San Diego.

There are many other popular beaches and destinations. These are just a few favorites!

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