Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Mountain Center

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mountain Center. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. River and Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mountain Center a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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 property listings offer a large selection of 6,348 vacation rentals near Mountain Center. From 3,039 Houses to 2,060 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mountain Center are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mountain Center:

  • La Quinta Cove: 1,881 vacation rentals
  • Racquet Club Estates: 569 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Palm Springs: 612 vacation rentals
  • Twin Palms: 718 vacation rentals
  • Vista Las Palmas: 749 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mountain Center?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mountain Center. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Palm Desert Country Club: 4,581 vacation rentals
  • PGA West Golf Course: 5,778 vacation rentals
  • Anza Borrego Desert State Park: 108 vacation rentals
  • Rancho Las Palmas Country Club: 7,712 vacation rentals
  • La Quinta Resort Mountain Course: 1,808 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mountain Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3,039 Houses in Mountain Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mountain Center include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,060 rentals available
  • Villas: 483 rentals available
  • Cabins: 135 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mountain Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5,315 vacation rentals with pool available in Mountain Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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