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La Quinta Country Club
Best Private Golf Course — La Quinta Country Club
Hit the links in style. This remarkable course has hosted the Humana Challenge since 1964. You don’t have to be Michelle Wie or Vijay Singh to play here; La Quinta is a hospitable and breathtaking golf experience for any level of proficiency.
77750 Ave. 50, La Quinta, CA 92253
Ooh la la! La Brasserie is delicious
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Best French Restaurant — La Brasserie
Taste the richness of French cuisine at this La Quinta restaurant. Feast on honey-brined pork chops or vegan ravioli and tempura vegetables. Punctuate your meal with an assortment of mouthwatering desserts.
78477 Hwy. 111, La Quinta, CA 92253
Dine late at Acqua Pazza tonight.
Best Late-Night Bites — Acqua Pazza
Head to Rancho Mirage for a romantic dinner for two at Acqua Pazza. Choose from lobster quesadillas or cheese ravioli, to name a few. Dinner is served until 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday; until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
71800 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Best Power Lunch — Spencer’s Restaurant
Talk shop or catch up on company gossip at Spencer’s Palm Springs. The food will amaze you. The fun keeps you coming back for more.
701 W. Baristo Rd., Palm Springs, CA 92262
Catch the game at The Beer Hunter in La Quinta.
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Best Sports Bar — The Beer Hunter, La Quinta
The cultural phenomenon of Cheers is alive and well at The Beer Hunter. Sample domestic and imported brews on tap, while you kick back and watch the game with friends or strangers.
78483 Hwy. 111, La Quinta, CA 92253
Dress your home in Mathis Brothers décor.
Best Home Décor — Mathis Brothers
Your home is your castle, so choose the perfect throne, bed, or dining room set at Mathis Brothers. Select furniture in any style for any budget.
81410 Hwy. 111, Indio, CA 92203
Let your pooch roam free at Barkingham Palace.
Best Dog Groomer — The Pet Hotel at Barkingham Palace
Choose from a roster of services ranging from massage therapy to training classes to pet weddings. Small and large breed dogs are welcome. The Pet Hotel also offers boarding services and has 24-hour camera surveillance to ensure the safety of your four-legged friend.
34550 Spyder Circle, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Work on your fitness at Gold’s Gym
Best Fitness Club/Gym/Personal Trainer — Gold’s Gym, Palm Springs
Work on your fitness at Gold’s Gym. The trainers and facility are perfect for making your swimsuit body dreams a reality.
4070 Airport Center Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262