Local Expert Shopping Recommendations
About Palm Springs, CA Shopping
Love a little retail therapy? Then, you're going to love Palm Springs. There's no shortage of shopping options in the desert, ranging from high-end retail outlets to unique boutiques and vintage thrift stores.
Serious shoppers and bargain hunters could easily make a day trip out of the Desert Hills Premium Outlets, about an hour's drive away. More than 100 designer outlets offer discounted clothes, shoes and accessories, sprawled out across two wings.
If you're looking to stay in town, Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs offers everything from kitschy souvenirs to mid-century modern home furnishing. You'll also find clothing boutiques for both men and women, ranging from designer names to vintage stores.
If you're looking for a seemingly endless array of retailers, Palm Desert is calling your name. El Paseo is the desert's answer to Rodeo Drive, offering all sorts of upscale boutiques and eclectic stores. The main street of Highway 111 is also lined with shops, including clothing shops and numerous thrift stores. Palm Desert is also home to Westfield Shopping Center, the desert's only indoor shopping mall, anchored by tenants like Macy's and JCPenney.
About Marissa Willman
Marissa Willman moved to the Coachella Valley in 2001 and loves discovering the best that the desert has to offer. As a Palm Springs local, Marissa enjoys sharing her knowledge of this desert destination through her travel writing. In a previous life, she worked as an English teacher in South Korea and spent months traveling throughout Asia. Today,... Read more »
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