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  • Long Weekend in Palm Springs

    This desert retreat makes an ideal weekend escape, especially for architecture buffs who come to appreciate the area's stunning examples of midcentury modern architecture.

  • Design Lover's Guide to Palm Springs

    Design enthusiasts flock here year-round to cozy up in retro motels or sip martinis at throwback eateries.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on July 23, 2014 at 10:00:00 AM EDT in Arts & Culture, Trip Ideas Tagged: Art, Culture, Architecture, Trip Ideas, Itinerary
  • Molly Sims' All-Time Favorite Getaways

    Model and actress Molly Sims has traveled around the globe for both work and pleasure. Here she divulges the places she loves most and returns to often.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on October 23, 2013 at 11:27:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Palm Springs' Coolest Boutique Hotels

    Don't call it a comeback. Palm Springs is the place to vacation with its desert chic vibe, Hollywood history, and these effortlessly cool stays. Pick one (or them all) for a weekend in the sun.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on February 06, 2013 at 1:00:28 PM EST in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: Ace Hotel's Alex Calderwood

    Our latest Fodor's Travel Tastemaker comes to us courtesy of Ace Hotels. Alex Calderwood defines the hip boutique hotel experience in cities across the country and he has a lot to teach us on the art of cool.

    Posted by Nicole Campoy on January 02, 2013 at 3:00:01 PM EST in Hotels
  • 27 Hours in Joshua Tree

    What exactly is Joshua Tree? Exactly. This desert land is where places like Hicksville and Pappy & Harriets can exist. Its an expansive National Park. And it begs for a day or two of your time.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on November 13, 2012 at 4:57:42 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Long Weekend in Palm Springs

    We're experts on this particular patch of desert, and we keep coming back for more. So, want to know how we do the mod, Sinatra-approved desert paradise that is Palm Springs?

    Posted by Trish Friesen on November 12, 2012 at 12:40:16 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Where We're Heading this Summer

    Fodor's editors are always traveling, and we love to share our favorite places and top finds. From kid-friendly restaurants in Paris to hike-in lodges in the Great Smoky Mountains, we've got plenty of recommendations. Read on to join our summer adventures!

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 04, 2012 at 1:39:12 PM EDT in New at Fodor's, Trip Ideas
  • Top Summer Getaways in the Southwest

    Skip the beach this summer and head to the hottest destinations around. Literally.The Southwest is more than hot temps, it offers hip, luxurious, and food- and art-filled getaways—with great summer deals.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on May 28, 2012 at 11:34:08 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Bright New Saguaro Palm Springs Debuts

    Joie de Vivre’s bright new boutique brand Saguaro debuted its second property in Palm Springs earlier this month. Much like its sister property, The Saguaro Scottsdale, the Palm Springs outpost flaunts a psychedelic rainbow color scheme inspired by the desert’s indigenous wildflowers. Located in the Coachella Valley and backed by the San Jacinto Mountains, the three-story complex surrounds a colorful courtyard pool (yellow loungers and umbrellas, orange towels, pink tables) and houses 245 rooms that overlook East Canyon Drive, the mountains, or the pool. Best of all, rates are super affordable.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on February 29, 2012 at 10:29:15 AM EST in Hotels, News
  • 10 Best Spa Trips for 2012

    Emerge from the long winter with a wellness-inspired pick-me-up—set out for a rejuvenating getaway with one of these 10 best spa trips around the globe. From mountain escapes in the forests of New Hampshire and New York to traditional Thai massages in exotic Bangkok to a Great Barrier Reef-neighboring oasis Down Under (and beyond), our list of top spa trips offers a variety of tempting destinations wide and far that are primed for some well-deserved R & R.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 27, 2012 at 2:15:35 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas
  • 7 Best Hotels for Insomniacs

    With the stress of flight schedules and time zone changes, travelers often arrive at their destinations desperate for sleep. It's no wonder hotels got hip to offering guests special packages to help them snooze. From sleep concierges to in-room studies that unlock why you're lacking shut-eye, here are our top picks for places that give you a good shot of waking up refreshed.

    Posted by Cathleen McCarthy on January 24, 2012 at 9:40:53 AM EST in Hotels, Travel Tips