4 Reasons to Live in Palm Springs & Coachella Valley
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The Coachella Valley lies about 90 miles east of Los Angeles and is a large ravine between several mountains, including the San Jacinto, Santa Rosa, and the Little San Bernardinos. Palm Springs is one of several cities located in the area, among Cathedral City, Indian Wells, La Quinta, and Coachella.
If you’re looking to move to the area or a current resident looking to move to a different location within the Coachella Valley, here are the top reasons why the area is such an amazing place to live.
- Biking: The Coachella Valley has flat streets and fewer cars, making bicycling a popular way of getting around.
- Golf: There are dozens of golf courses in the valley, so you can putt to your heart’s content.
- Rock Climbing: No matter your experience level, there are countless rock climbing destinations, including Josh Tree and Indian Wells.
- Yoga: The yoga culture in Palm Springs is big, and there are many affordable classes.
If you have a family, the Coachella Valley area is an amazing place for them to get a great education. Palm Springs Unified School District is one of three public education districts and is known for providing Advanced Placement courses for its students. There are also colleges and universities in the area, including a satellite campus of Cal State San Bernardino and College of the Desert.
Arts and Culture
Coachella is home to the Coachella music festival, but the area is also known for its architecture, museums, film festivals, art galleries, and more. Check out Modernism week, where you can see local artists and historic mid-century architecture; visit the Palm Springs Art Museum and see the works of Marc Chagall and Pablo Picasso; and the La Quinta Arts Festival features over 200 artists every year.
Cost of Living
If you’re looking to buy a house in Coachella Valley, one of the most important factors is the cost of living. If you love California for the beautiful climate, but don’t want the expense of Los Angeles or San Diego, the Coachella Valley is a great alternative. According to BestPlaces, as of 2019, The median home cost in Coachella is around $246,000 and the median home cost for California as a whole is $553,000. The costs for healthcare, utilities, and groceries are also lower in Coachella.
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