We have so much to say about Palm Springs, we devoted an entire feature to the ahh-inducing oasis. It's a toss up on where to stay between the Colony Palms Hotel or the Parker, all depending on what you're after. Either way, this town has way more to offer than mere festival fodder.
Stay: The Parker Palm Springs, 4200 East Palm Canyon Drive (Near South Linden Way); 760-770-5000.
Sip: Las Casuelas Terraza, 222 South Palm Canyon Drive (near East Arenas Road); 760-325-2794.
Eat: Cheeky’s, 622 North Palm Canyon Drive (near East Via Altamira); 760-327-7595.
See: Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 North Museum Drive (near North Belardo Road); 760-322-4800.
(Clockwise from bottom left): Echo Design Women’s Terry Hobo Sack, $22.50, available at Amazon; Clarins Sunscreen Soothing Cream SPF 20, $37.50, available at Bloomingdale’s; J. Crew Summer Straw Hat, $34.50, available at J. Crew; Ellery x Graz Collaboration Black Sunnies, $356, available at Eye Goodies; Kate Spade New York Double Exposure White and Black Drop Earring, $78, available at Endless; Alexander Wang Bikini with Cut Out Detail in Black, $325, available at Forward.
Photo: Via The Parker Palm Springs