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The Colony

A Manufactured Home Community in Rancho Mirage, California

70377 Gerald Ford Dr,     Rancho Mirage,  CA   92270

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Welcome to The Colony

Originally built as a weekend getaway resort for movie stars, The Colony offers first-class amenities and stunning mountain views. Live the life of luxury in southern California – all at a price you can afford.

The Colony features an array of paramount accommodations and conveniences to suit your lifestyle. The resort-style swimming pool and multi-million-dollar clubhouse are notable resident favorites.

Experience what silver-screen living feels like today!

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Community Features / Amenities
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• Bus Access to shopping, schools and restaurants  • Library (2) /Community/Features/1253.jpg
• Cards Room /Community/Features/1250.jpg • Organized Activities 
• Chiropractic Facilities /Community/Features/1255.jpg • Paddleball Court  
• Clubhouse /Community/Features/1242.JPG • Pub  /Community/Features/2729.jpg
• Community Center /Community/Features/2728.jpg • Shopping Nearby 
• Community Patio /Community/Features/2730.jpg • Swimming Pool /Community/Features/1251.JPG
• Fitness Center (2) /Community/Features/1248.jpg • Tennis Court 
Area Attractions/ Entertainment

The Colony is less than two miles from a great selection of restaurants, grocery stores, banks, and the children’s museum. The Agua Caliente Resort Casino, a tourist destination, is less than four miles away. The Colony is also only a few miles from Highway 111 and Interstate 10.

With luxury amenities on site, it would take an incredible city to lure you out. Luckily, Rancho Mirage can fill those shoes! Rancho Mirage is known as southern California’s playground, with award-winning resorts, bustling retail centers, world-class cultural options, great restaurants, and a wide range of recreational opportunities.

Here are a few of the local attractions in the Rancho Mirage area:

* Twelve golf courses, including Thunderbird Guest Ranch, the Tamarisk, and Mission Hills.
* The River in Rancho Mirage, a top destination for food, entertainment, and shopping in the heart of the Palm Springs valley.
* The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, a 360-degree rotating tramcar more than 8,500 feet in the air in the Chino Canyon.
* The Palm Springs Art Museum, with an art collection that rivals urban, metropolitan museums. Here, you can see art by Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Ansel Adams -- to just name a few.
* The Living Desert, and 1,800-acre park featuring up close and personal looks at desert animals and plants from around the world.
* The stunning Palm Springs Indian Canyons, with great hiking trails following running streams and surrounded by wildlife and vegetation.
* The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Spa, the region’s top performance venue, which draws international headliners.
*  The Rancho Las Palmas Shopping Center, another great shopping option. This 20-acre center has a long list of well known and loved retailers.
* The Pavilions Shopping Center, a 10,000-square-foot modern center with a grocery store.
* The annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, a week-and-a-half-long film festival that has been named one of the best annual events, featuring more than 200 films from 70 countries.
* Modernism Week, an 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, and culture. Modernism Week features various tours, films, lectures, and parties.

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Area Attractions

Known as California’s playground, Rancho Mirage is bustling with a variety of attractions. The Colony’s prime locale leaves you mere miles away from popular Southern California destinations. Take a tour of artisanal shops, enjoy fresh cuisine, breathtaking hikes, fascinating museums, and more!

Shopping, Entertainment, & Attractions

A short drive separates you from some of the best shopping and dining in Rancho Mirage. El Paseo retail centers offer a range of boutique shops and upscale stores. After working up an appetite, visit State Fare Bar + Kitchen for “farm-to-fork” outdoor dining, or Babe’s Bar-B-Que Grill for mouthwatering ribs. One of Rancho Mirage’s most popular family hubs is the Children’s Discovery Museum, where little ones can ignite their curiosity with hands-on exhibits.

Must-see stops:

  • Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant: Drop by for delicious tapas and creative Greek inspired dishes.
  • McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts: This fine arts center offers comedy, ballet, and cirque-style performances.
  • Palms Café: Locals frequent this stop for their scrumptious pancakes!
  • Pinzimini: Transport your taste buds to the Mediterranean with home cooked Italian favorites.
  • Shame on the Moon: This restaurant has the best of both worlds – five-star food at reasonable prices.
  • The Palm Springs Art Museum: Feast your eyes on masterpieces as you wander through this 150,000 sq. ft. art haven.
  • The River at Rancho Mirage: This comprehensive plaza offers shopping, dining options, and a movie theater, ideal for a family night out.

Outdoor Activities

Rancho Mirage’s diverse environments provide you with endless opportunities for adventure! Venture to the Indian Canyons to discover a variety of wildlife and vegetation during a trek. Then, observe more wildlife at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, a 1,800-acre park featuring desert animals and plant life from around the world. If you’re looking to cool off, head to the Palm Desert Aquatic Center to splash into a refreshing pool or zip through water slides.

Discover Rancho Mirage’s natural beauty at these stops:

  • Big Wheel Tours – Schedule a mountain bike, hiking, or jeep tour, and get up close to Palm Spring’s breathtaking landscapes.
  • Civic Center Park – Tennis courts, sports fields, picnic areas, concerts, and public art decorate this 72-acre park.
  • Golf Courses – The Westin Mission Hills Resort, Rancho Las Palmas Country Club, and Rancho Mirage Country Club are all leading courses less than 10 minutes from your home.
  • The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway – Passengers ascend 8,516 feet from the desert floor to mountain peaks in this 360 degree rotating tramcar.

Cable: Cox - Time Warner
41-725 Cook St., Palm Desert
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Schools: Palm Springs Unified School District
980 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs
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Driver's License Bureau: DMV Office
950 North Farrell Drive, Palm Springs
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Town Government: City Hall - City Clerk
69-825 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage
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Internet: DirecTV
30695 Hill St., Thousand Palms
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Voter Registration: City Clerk
69-825 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage
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Phone: DirecTV
30695 Hill St., Thousand Palms
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70377 Gerald Ford Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 Phone: 760-328-6000 Fax: 312-205-1331