Are You Thinking of Relocating to Palm Springs?

Why Move to Palm Springs?

Palm Springs attracts people from every corner of the globe.

It is said that once you visit Palm Springs, a part of you never leaves. Many people come to Palm Springs on a vacation, fall in love with its easy lifestyle, mild winters, and start their relocation plans even before their plane leaves the ground.

Relocating to Palm Springs is something that many Americans and international visitors dream of doing. Whether it is the weather, the golf, the affordable living, or the friendly casual atmosphere, you will love living in Palm Springs.

In this beautiful California city, you will learn that its laid-back lifestyle spreads between both business and pleasure. From business meetings over golf to sitting poolside with your family, the Palm Springs lifestyle cannot be beat.

Jump to our sections on things to do, parks and recreation, universities and schools, major employers, or read on to find all about relocating to Palm Springs.

Moving to Palm Springs? Have questions? We can help. Contact the Ron Parks Team for expert local advice on everything Palm Springs.

Unbeatable Weather

Nestled on the edge of the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs' picturesque beautiful is unequalled. The mountains shoo away clouds leaving the skies clear and blue. The desert sun keep you warm and toasty, year-round, without fail.

It is no wonder this is a popular destination for "Snowbirds", who flock to Palm Springs during the colder months. With the average daily temperatures of 89° F and average nightly temperatures of 60° F, it is no wonder seek refuge from the cold here.

Active and Casual Lifestyle

The sunny weather makes Palm Springs an incredible place to live, and the recreation is what makes Palms Springs an incredible place to love.

Swimming, fitness, studios, outdoor runs, tennis, and of course golf are all excitedly engaged in.

Most neighborhoods here have great walk-scores, and it isn't uncommon to see people flood to the sidewalks for their evening stroll (even in January!). Palm Springs offers great places for power walkers, joggers, runners, and cyclists alike to get out and stretch their legs while enjoying the beautiful mountain sunrise or sunsets.

Golfing is less a casual recreational pastime and more the primary reason many choose to relocate to Palm Springs. Offering some of the world's most renowned greens, Palm Springs is home to courses like:

  • Firecliff Course at Desert Willow Golf Resort
  • Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club
  • Escena Golf Club
  • SilverRock Resort
  • Players Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort

Affordable Living

With the cost of living index being lower than state averages, Palm Springs can be a more affordable option than elsewhere in the Sunshine State. Palm Springs homes and vacation homes are what drive the market, and offer a range of options for every price point. Is it any wonder that it continually ranks as a "Best Place to Retire"?

Top Employers

There are so many unique career opportunities in Palm Springs that you won't find anywhere else.

Healthcare, tourism, sports and recreation lead the way, and top corporations often have headquarters nearby.

Not just a retirement community, Palm Springs is a great place to start and grow your career. Some notable businesses include:

  • Bird Medical Technologies
  • Desert Regional Medical Center
  • Palm Springs USD
  • Wells Fargo
  • Vyaire Medical
  • Raven Productions
  • Colony Palms Hotel
  • Ace Hotel and Swim Club
  • KQTM radio
  • Spa Resort and Casino

Great Schools

Palm Springs has a fantastic educational system. From pre-k all the way to university, Palm Springs students achieve amazing results.

Elementary school-aged children have the option to attend public or charter schools within the Palm Springs Unified School District. Most of the schools are highly rated and well-funded.

There are also several middle and high schools, known for fantastic sports and cultural programming. Academic focused students have access to specialty programs including university preparation and fast-tracked programs.

Your college-aged children may be taking a closer look at Palm Springs universities, for good reason. Offering access to incredible degree programs and well as technical training in everything from medical to trades, your soon-to-be graduates will love living in Palm Springs.

Things To Do

It is not hard to keep busy in Palm Springs. From upscale shopping on Palm Canyon Drive to art therapy at the Palm Springs Art Museum, this city is brimming with things to do.

Dining out is a passion for visitors and locals alike in Palm Springs, and really the food is to die for here. You will not find a better or more diverse mix of casual, fine, and artisan fair anywhere else in Southern California. Top chefs from around the world taut the choices and diversity available here, year round.

There are some great attractions in this sunny city, including:

  • Palm Springs Tramway
  • Coachella Valley Preserve
  • Palm Springs VillageFest
  • Indian Canyons
  • Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway
  • Moorten Botanical Garden
  • Palm Springs Windmill Tours

And of course, one of the biggest draws to living in Palm Springs for millenials and modern music lovers as it is home to the famous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

Lovingly referred to as "Coachella", this is a hot event that attracts the top A-listers as both performers and attendees. It features rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music from some of the most famous musical artists in the world.

A three-day festival, this event attracts over 250,000 people to the valley, and is one the most anticipated events of the year in all of the US.

Whether you are relocating to Palm Springs for business or pleasure, the Ron Parks Team has the skill set and experience to make your Palm Springs real estate dreams come true.

Contact us today to get local, up-to-date relocation information!