About Desert Ridge
Desert Ridge is a very popular and desirable community. Its blend of residential and commercial real estate makes it the perfect place to live, work and play.
There are wonderful community centers featuring pools, clubhouses and social areas for residents to enjoy. Playgrounds and green spaces are interspersed throughout the neighborhoods.
The Desert Ridge Marketplace offers over a million square feet of dining and shopping. Throughout the year, there are free live concerts and performances that delight both young and old. Children enjoy the splash pad where they can run and play while their caregivers relax in the ample seating that surrounds it.
Adjacent to Desert Ridge is High Street. High Street has several restaurants, ranging from more casual to fine dining as well as some shopping. It is also home to a comedy club, a cigar lounge and several fun bars.
The Mayo Clinic Hospital and American Express regional campus anchor the business community. And just south of Desert Ridge is the Musical Instrument Museum, an incredible destination that features musical instruments from all over the globe and hosts live performances and concerts year-round.
Residents have the option to join any number of golf clubs or play the public courses in and around the area. If you are looking for excellent golf nearby, you can become a member at the Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge resort. There are two golf courses and members have access to 36 holes, practice facilities as well as the resort's amenities.