Travel and Lodging

Hotel Accommodations

The Rural LISC Annual Seminar Rural Talks Innovation and Investment in Rural America will be held at La Quinta Resort & Club, 49-499 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253. LISC has negotiated a special room rate for Rural Talks 2023 attendees. The Seminar room rate is only available using the Rural Talks 2023 link. Reservations must be made by November 17, 2023 to receive the group rate. Room block may sell out prior to November 17, so please make your reservation in advance.

Location Information

We look forward to you joining us for the 2023 Rural LISC Annual Seminar to be hosted by our long-time partner, Coachella Valley Housing Coalition, and to be held in beautiful La Quinta, California - one of nine cities in the Coachella Valley. A rural and semi-urban desert approximately 100 miles east of Los Angeles, the Coachella Valley is famous for its post-modern architecture, international music festivals, and fun Palm Springs vibes. Made famous by iconic old-Hollywood greats such as Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Sammy Davis Jr., the Coachella Valley is also a favorite destination for legendries such as President Barack Obama (who visited the area seven times during his presidency), Queen Elizabeth II and Leonardo DiCaprio, to name only a few. Yet what brings Rural LISC to the Coachella Valley is the hard-working people of the eastern Coachella Valley, who toil in the lush agricultural fields harvesting table grapes, dates, bell peppers, citrus and other row crops. We invite you to learn more about this beautiful desert community here. And our extraordinary nonprofit affordable housing partner: Coachella Valley Housing Coalition.


Palm Springs International Airport is the most convenient airport to this area. It is 30 minutes from the La Quinta Resort & Club. The airport features more than 30 nonstop flights to such destinations as Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, New York, Phoenix, Portland, and San Francisco, from 12 airlines including Alaska, America, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and United. Other travel options include Ontario International Airport, about 88 miles west of the Resort and Los Angeles International Airport, about 145 miles west of the Resort.


The driving distance between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) to La Quinta Resort & Club is 20 miles and takes approximately 30 min. Driving directions from Palm Springs International Airport to La Quinta Resort & Club.

Taxis & Rideshare

Taxi service from the airport to the hotel is approximately $50 one way.

  • City Cab – 760-328-3000
  • Coachella Valley Taxi – 760-992-5337
  • Yellow Cab of the Desert – 760-340-8294

Uber and Lyft services are available from the airport. When using these services for pick-up, exit the terminal and follow the Rideshare signage to the designated pick-up area located across the street on the center median at the south end of the terminal.


La Quinta Resort & Club offers “complimentary self and valet parking” for all 2023 Rural LISC Seminar attendees. Please note, all hotel guests will be charged a negotiated $10/day Resort Fee (normally $35/day) that includes:

  • Complimentary self and valet parking
  • High speed Internet access in Guest Room
  • Unlimited use of the Fitness Center
  • In-room coffee service
  • Lawn Games
  • Local, toll-free, and credit card calls (no access fee)
  • Golf Bag Storage

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