Almost surrounded by the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta serves as the backdrop for such world-class events as the Humana Challenge (formerly Bob Hope Classic) at SilverRock Resort's Arnold Palmer Classic Course, Concours d'Elegance and La Quinta Arts Festival.
The city's fairy tale started in the 1920's with the creation of La Quinta Resort & Club, which now includes restaurants, golf courses, tennis courts, a spa and more.
Old Town La Quinta, located within the La Quinta Village, is alive with sidewalk cafe's, concerts, art shows, a weekly organic farmer's market and Moonlight Movies on the lawn.
La Quinta Museum features traveling and historical exhibits, and La Quinta Public Library boasts one of the top circulations in Riverside County. The city is know for arts and culture, natural beauty and Old World atmosphere with a distinctively 21st century focus on health and wellness.
*Desert Publications Inc. (Desert Guide September 2011 Annual Edition)