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This is a tale of two deserts: one as glittering and artificial as a futuristic theme park, the other as spare and elemental as boulders and cactus. It... Read More

A Culinary Retreat: Columbia County, New York (2 1/2 hours from New York City)Everyone knows the Catskills, but neighboring Columbia County is the... Read More

Back in mid January, a month before the new Ace Hotel & Swim Club, in Palm Springs, officially welcomed its first guest on February 12, the owners... Read More

Palm Springs (285 miles round-trip from Los Angeles)A nouveau–Rat Pack oasis on the desert floor of California’s Coachella Valley, Palm Springs draws... Read More

New Age retreats surrounding Palm Springs will have some serious competition this summer when the Miramonte Resort & Spa (45000 Indian Wells Lane,... Read More

After two days at Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa in Desert Hot Springs, California, you feel as if you've had 10 days' vacation. This luxurious,... Read More

It's a miracle, all right: a miracle you found the place, a miracle you didn't turn back once you saw it. High on a hill in the Palm Springs area's... Read More

I discovered Palm Springs one winter many years ago, at the beginning of a wild romance. We stayed at a slightly louche but charming Art Deco motel once... Read More

See our slideshow of 6 Great Hotel Boutiques. Read More

Curriculums at Faldo Institutes are built on fundamentals. Each offers schools, lessons and club-fitting. For U.S. institutes, call 888-463-2536 or... Read More

"Elvis slept here." "Jane Russell played tennis there." Palm Springs hoteliers love to brag about the stars who spent two seconds under their roof. Most... Read More

If you want great food, go to the source: food festivals. These gatherings celebrate local fare at its freshest and purest, straight from the field to... Read More

In a 1940 American Magazine article entitled "Camps of Crime," FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover waged something of a war against motels, which he labeled "a... Read More

A half-century ago, Palm Springs was a bacchanalian escape from Hollywood for Grant, Gable, and the Rat Pack's good-time boys. Cut to the mid-eighties,... Read More

As Hollywood hipsters continue to take over Palm Springs—snapping up Mid-Century houses and bolstering the martini culture—many of them are justifying... Read More

Designer Jonathan Adler, whose dotty ceramics and mod pillows launched a hip home-décor brand, has always favored Palm Springs for a little R&R. In his... Read More

While I'm no expert on gambling, I know more than I care to about the resorts and the people gambling made famous. I lived in Atlantic City in the mid... Read More

"V is very, very...extraordinary," Frank Sinatra sang, and chances are, he'd say the same about the sale of his Palm Springs estate to the agency Time &... Read More

Boutique hotels by signature designers are popping up across the country faster than you can say "room service." A few of the latest, from coast to... Read More

Getting ready for the shower at La Quinta Resort & Club, in PalmSprings, I was in a contrary state of mind. I had just finished the famedresort's... Read More

ShoppingU.S. + Canada1. GREAT VALUE San Francisco The Four Seasons makes luxury shopping in nearby Union Square even more enticing. Their partnership... Read More

I was raised on a golf course—literally. My childhood house sits smack behind the 107-year-old Detroit Golf Club. My backyard was the fifth hole.... Read More

"You begin an Outward Bound course the day you sign up." -- Sandy Kobrock, Outward Bound instructorSigned up for OB's Rogue River trip today. Reviewed... Read More

Golf | ShoppingPALM SPRINGS A getaway for the winter weary, who come for hot days, cool nights, and 100-plus golf courses, Palm Springs is undergoing... Read More

Mick JaggerStargrove Mustique, West Indies Filled with family photos and personal mementos from his legendary career, Mick Jagger's Japanese-style... Read More

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