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Kelowna to Palm Desert drive

2 travelers   /   driving   /   4 days

Kelowna to Palm Desert road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Kelowna to Palm Desert. If you're planning a road trip to Palm Desert, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Kelowna
drive for about 6.5 hours

4:28 pm  Richland (Washington)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Richland (Washington)
drive for about 3 hours

11:53 am  Baker City
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:53 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:58 pm  Ste. Chapelle Winery
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:58 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

7:40 pm  Winnemucca
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 8.5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Winnemucca
drive for about 2 hours

12:03 pm  Fallon
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:03 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:17 pm  Bishop (California)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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 Day 4

10:00 am  leave from Bishop (California)
drive for about 4.5 hours

2:19 pm  Rose Bowl Stadium
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:19 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

5:34 pm  arrive in Palm Desert
eat at Five Guys Burgers & Fries
stay at La Quinta Resort & Club

day 4 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Kelowna to Palm Desert.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Kelowna, Canada.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Richland (Washington)
Baker City
Ste. Chapelle Winery
Winnemucca  (4 answers)
Bishop (California)  (7 answers)
    Lake Sabrina  (2 mentions)
Rose Bowl Stadium  (11 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Palm Desert, California.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Palm Desert?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Palm Desert.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out La Quinta Resort & Club, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Want to research more popular hotels in Palm Desert? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Palm Desert?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Five Guys Burgers & Fries, which was mentioned 2 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Cork & Fork  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Palm Desert? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Palm Desert?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

The Living Desert  (4 mentions)
El Paseo  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Palm Desert. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

 Katie Simons from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Palm Desert for a first time visitor?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Palm Desert.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Palm Desert to Kelowna drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Kelowna to Palm Desert. Or get a full Kelowna to Palm Desert flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Kelowna well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Kelowna!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,479 miles
driving time of 25 hours, 46 minutes
Palm Desert is the same time as Kelowna
6 Kelowna travel answers
1 Richland (Washington) travel answer
4 Winnemucca travel answers
7 Bishop (California) travel answers
7 Palm Desert travel answers

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