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Top Summer Getaways in the Southwest

Skip the beach this summer and head to the hottest destinations around—literally. From the red rock horizons of Sedona to the former Rat Pack haven of Palm Springs, the Southwest is more than just hot temps. It offers hip, luxurious, and food- and art-filled getaways, along with pools to cool down in and some great summer deals.
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What to Wear: Stylish Weekend in Santa Fe
With desert landscapes, stunning vistas, and unforgettable pink-orange sunsets, Santa Fe makes for a picturesque weekend escape. Here's what to pack for a fashionable Southwest getaway.
Travel Tech  
Tips for Taking Better Summer Travel Photos
Our resident travel tech contributor delivers tips and tricks to try with your digital cameras as you hit the road this summer, from playing with color to finally getting that perfect jump shot.
Author Jay McInerney's Top Picks for Wine Travel—Plus a Sweepstakes!
We caught up with renowned author Jay McInerney on the heels of his latest book launch to get his picks for the best wine regions to travel to right now.
New York  
Step Into: The Great Gatsby
You've seen (and swooned over) the new Great Gatsby trailer, but we're upping the ante with this full-on Gatsby-inspired itinerary on Long Island's "Gold Coast."
Philly's Spectacular New Barnes Foundation Opens
The long-awaited Barnes Foundation has swung open its doors to reveal a weird and wonderful collection of 181 Renoirs, 69 Cezannes, 59 Matisses, and more in its stunning new home.
News Roundup
Jimmy Buffet Opens Second Margaritaville Casino | Three Luxe New Hotels to Open in Kenya | Inside Look at Atlantic City's Revel Resort
Smart Travel Tip of the Week
Hike Wyoming backcountry with a llama at your side.
Top Travel Deals – Editor's Picks

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$149 -- Bahamas 4-Star Beach Resort, Save $70
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