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Cradled within the sunbaked Coachella Valley just 23 miles from Palm Springs, the city of Indio has certainly earned its reputation as the “City of Festivals”. Its biggest annual events include the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, foodie’s favorite the Indio International Tamale Festival, and the star studded Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Alongside its simmering calendar the city boasts many year-round lures, from culture hubs and museums, to outdoor recreation and more golf courses than you can swing a club at.

Things to see

Home to the Liberty Tree, the oldest cork tree in the region, Coachella Valley History Museum displays some unique curiosities. Set within a campus of historical buildings including a 1909 schoolhouse, the museum features a desert submarine, vintage farming implements, and outdoor grounds divided into themed portions, including desert and Japanese gardens. Come February, the Riverside County Fairgrounds burst to life with all the fun of the fair. With thrilling rides, traditional games, and delicious fairground fare, the spectacle also hosts some exhilarating entertainment, from monster trucks to a demolition derby. Alongside the Coachella Valley Festival, the 12 lush fields at the Empire Polo Club host the prim pastime itself. Open to the public, games comes with a sun kissed rolling backdrop. If golf is more your thing, putting comes in picturesque style at the Indio Municipal Golf Course. With 18 holes spread over 46 pristine acres, the course also features a driving range and pro shop.

Hotels in Indio

There’s an eclectic choice of hotels in Indio, whether you want all out pampering in a spa retreat, independence in a self-contained rental, or even a gamble in a dazzling casino resort. For stylish simplicity however, the city offers plenty of chain name favorites, from the prestigious and prim to the cheap and cheerful. Most of them come packed with amenities, from swimming pools, spa tubs, and fitness facilities, to onsite restaurants and business centers. In-room or in-suite common features include WiFi, cable television, microwaves, and refrigerators. There’s a good handful of cheap motels and budget hotels in Indio too, offering similar amenities but less decadent surroundings.

Where to stay

Wherever your hotel in Indio, renting a car makes sightseeing and visiting nearby Palm Springs that bit more convenient. The city itself however has plenty of offerings to enjoy, many of which dot the palm-lined Highway 111. Here shopping comes in the form of a locally owned boutique or a brand laden strip mall. The Indio Towne Center boasts 66-acres of Californian Mission-styled retail therapy, where you’ll find big brands galore alongside chain name eateries. The street is also home to numerous independent restaurants, ranging from fine Californian cuisine, to more exotic palette pleasers. The city also offers many parks and recreational spaces, including Joshua Tree National Park, 25 miles away.

How to get to Indio

Situated just a 30 minute drive from Indio’s core, Palm Springs International Airport is an ideal gateway for those flying in. It’s an especially well-connected hub, serving most major destinations throughout the United States and Canada. The city is also reachable via the Greyhound bus and the Amtrak railway. Amtrak’s Thruway Bus Service Route 19b combines a train journey to Bakersfield with a bus connection to Indio Boulevard, whilst the Greyhound bus makes a stop at the same place too. For drivers the city is easily accessible via Interstate 10, which runs east and west through the city.