Reasons to Live in Palm Springs

by Lalithaa

If you’ve been considering a big move for your entire family or in your retirement, consider Palm Springs, CA. Known for everything from being close to the Coachella music festival to near a variety of spas and hot springs, the area is relaxing and comfortable, but it provides plenty of other benefits as well.

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The Climate

The annual average temperature in Palm Springs if 75 degrees Fahrenheit, and nearly every day of the year has sunshine. If you love warm weather, being outside, and swimming under a clear sky, Palm Springs is an excellent choice.

The Population

If you want to live a Californian lifestyle without the overpopulation of Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a good compromise. The area only has about 500,000 residents, many of whom are retirees, but it is close enough to Los Angeles and San Diego that you can still find plenty of urban adventures.

The Architecture

Modernism in architecture started in Coachella Valley and the Palm Springs area. Wealthy clients and the excellent climate made steel and concrete easily available and simple to use. Living in Palm Springs gives you easy access to buildings designed and constructed by such greats as A. Quincy Jones, John Lautner, and Paul Revere Williams.

The Activities

Palm Springs is home to a wide variety of outdoor activities. In addition to swimming, the area is known as the Golf Capital of the World and is home to 127 courses. Bicycling and hiking are also popular, as is pickleball. The hybrid sport combines elements of ping-pong, tennis, badminton and racquetball and is a low-impact sport that is perfect for up to four players.

Of course, the biggest reason to move to the area is Palm Springs real estate. From gorgeous townhomes and condominiums to a wide range of luxury single-family homes, there is real estate available for people of all ages and from all walks of life. The hardest part will be deciding which one you love the most.

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