Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Mountain Center

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mountain Center. This city has something for everyone. River and Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Mountain Center

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mountain Center a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • O'Donnell Golf Club (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Soboba Springs Country Club (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Bel Air Greens (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • World's Biggest Dinosaurs-Cabazon Dinosaurs (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mountain Center

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mountain Center is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Idyllwild Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • San Jacinto Peak (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Palm Canyon (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Mount San Jacinto State Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Indian Canyon (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mountain Center

Fly into Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.9 mi (23.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), which is 25 mi (40.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Mountain Center?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,343 holiday lettings near Mountain Center. From 3,038 Houses to 2,055 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mountain Center is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mountain Center?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mountain Center:

  • La Quinta Cove: 1,873 holiday homes
  • Vista Las Palmas: 748 holiday homes
  • El Mirador: 1,837 holiday homes
  • Casa Dorado: 42 holiday homes
  • Cathedral City Cove: 73 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mountain Center?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mountain Center. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • El Dorado Polo Club: 6,242 holiday lettings
  • Empire Polo Club: 4,629 holiday lettings
  • Anza Borrego Desert State Park: 109 holiday lettings
  • Desert Island Golf and Country Club: 7,746 holiday lettings
  • Indian Palms Country Club: 1,256 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mountain Center listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mountain Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,038 Houses in Mountain Center. Our other popular types of Mountain Center holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2,055 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 483 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 135 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mountain Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5,312 holiday homes with pool available in Mountain Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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