Indian Wells is host to some of the most premier sporting events in the country. Tennis and golf enthusiasts visit every year to watch the Pacific Life Open Tennis Classic and the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament.
The history of Indian Wells is believed to be have started around 1823. After the discovery of the Captain Jose Romero expedition diaries the history was documented along with the name of the area, Indian Wells. In 1863 the area changed with discovery of gold in the the Colorado River.
The growth of Indian Wells became important as it became a stop for stagecoaches and railroads. In 1906 Edinton Ed or Endless Ed as he was called, robbed the cavalry at the
Indian Wells station and prevented soldiers from getting their pay.
The residential section of Indian Wells started to grow around 1913. Using the Civil War grant early settlers used the rights to homestead land. The first land to be developed is now the Indian Wells Country Club and the Eldorado Country Club.
Today, Indian Wells promotes it's world-class resorts and the popular sporting events along with the important points of interest like the Eisenhower Walk of Fame. The Eisenhower Walk of Fame is named for and a tribute to President Eisenhower and all Military Veterans including five Medal of Honor award recipients.
What do you like to do? Indian Wells provides events for all interests. Indoor or Outdoor? There is something planned for everyone...
What do you prefer golf or tennis? Indian Wells built very prestigious facilities. The Golf Resort at Indian Wells was named one of the best places to play golf by Golf Digest. Any tennis fan should visit the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. It's the location for the Pacific Life Open. Either
location is an example of world class facilities suitable for professionals and anyone just learning the event.
Golf and Tennis
Would you like to spend a day just resting and relaxing? Indian Wells provides many spas dedicated to promoting a healthy retreat. Each spa has it's own specialty and style. Take a look at all of the opportunities these spas provide.