Introduction to Rancho Mirage, California
Rancho Mirage, California is 32 miles E of Hemet, California (center to center) and 58 miles E of Riverside, California. It is in Riverside county and is part of the Riverside - San Bernardino metro area. The population of Rancho Mirage is 13,249.
Rancho Mirage History
The earliest modern settlers came to this area during the 1920s and 30s. However, substantial development began only after the end of World War II. This area has been quite popular with rich and powerful people. Well known celebrities like Frank Sinatra, as well as several U.S. Presidents have either lived or vacationed in Rancho Mirage.
Rancho Mirage and nearby Attractions
- McCallum Theater
- Thunderbird Guest Ranch
- Westin Hotels Mission Hills resort
- Agua Caliente Casino
Things To Do In Rancho Mirage
The city has 12 golf courses. There is a casino which is very popular among locals, as well as tourists. Apart from that there are parks, shopping malls and facilities for playing tennis and basketball among other sports.
Rancho Mirage Transportation
The Palm Springs International Airport lies at a short distance.
Rancho Mirage Higher Education
The College of the Desert is nearby.