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If you’re looking for some fun things to do or fun places to visit around the Coachella Valley in September, then check out the September 2018 edition of The Guide Magazine. This edition of The Guide takes a look at the Coachella Valley’s nine resort cities and highlights some of the more interesting places, events and attractions in each one. Some of the sections in this edition of the Guide include:
- Signature Events: A listing of some of the Coachella Valley’s big upcoming events through the rest of 2018 and into 2019.
- Weekender: A list of some top experiences, must-trys and happening places in and around the Coachella Valley, such as the Bump and Grind, Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area, Ladder Canyon and the Coachella Valley Preserve.
- Palm Springs: The city continues to live up to its legacy as America’s playground for the hip and cool, with places like the Ace Hotel & Swim Club, Kimpton Rowan Hotel, Riviera Hotel, Michael Holmes’ Purple Room Supper Club and much more.
- Desert Hot Springs: This city may be best known for its natural hot springs and the many spas and resorts enticing visitors with the hot springs’ curative powers, such as The Spring Resort & Spa, Two Bunch Palms, Miracle Springs Resort & Spa and Cabot’s Pueblo Museum.
- Cathedral City: A multifaceted destination with a focus on community and an ever-swelling public arts scene represented by such places as At Hôm, Hedge and the Agnes Pelton Society and House.
- Rancho Mirage: This city is often called “The Playground Of Presidents” and hosts such resorts and spas as the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, The Ritz Carlton, Rancho Mirage and Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa among others.
- Palm Desert: With Palm Desert’s parks, mountain hiking trails, golf courses, zoo and high-end retail, there’s always something to do and see there, like the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, Hotel Paseo, El Paseo, the Street Fair At College of the Desert and The Living Desert.
- Indian Wells: Its mission is to create an unsurpassed quality of life, evidenced by resorts and spas like the Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Indian Wells Resort Hotel and Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa. A can’t miss place and event; the Indian Wells Tennis Garden with it’s BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament (dubbed tennis’ fifth Grand Slam) in March each year.
- La Quinta: Named after the iconic La Quinta Hotel (now the La Quinta Resort & Club), La Quinta is home to 25 golf courses, including the 6 golf courses at the Club at PGA West and Silverrock Resort, and many special places, like Old Town La Quinta.
- Indio: Known as the City of Festivals, Indio is home to the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach Festival, International Tamale Festival and Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival. It is also home to the Coachella Valley’s two polo clubs, Empire Polo Club and Eldorado Polo Club.
- Coachella: Epicenter of Mexican culture and heritage in the Coachella Valley, Coachella is home to the internationally famous Coachella Walls murals and the annual El Grito Fiestas Patrias and Día de los Muertos Festivals.
- There’s also a Dining section that highlights some of the Coachella Valley’s better restaurants and bars and a Concierge section highlighting many of the Coachella Valley’s merchants, restaurants and service providers.
The Guide is published by Palm Springs Life Magazine and is available free of charge both in print at select locations across the Coachella Valley and online at