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Jump Into Hot Summer Hotel Deals In Palm Springs

Make Palm Springs, California, your affordable summer vacation destination thanks to Palm Springs Preferred Small Hotels. To celebrate the season, several boutique hotels — all with amazing pools to cool off in — are offering special Summer…
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Azure Sky Resort Hosting Wellness Retreat June 30

Plan for an incredible 24 hours at the Azure Sky Resort Wellness Retreat June 30 through July 1, 2024. Azure Sky Resort is a serene 14-room boutique hotel in Palm Springs' Tahquitz River Estates neighborhood, and upon arrival, retreat guests…
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Relax! It’s June In Palm Springs

"Doing nothing is hard. You never know when you’re done." — Steve Martin Welcome to June in Palm Springs! The temps are hot, and the pools are cool, so it’s the perfect time for a rain-free vacation in the land of sun and stars.  Days…
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You’re A Star: Karaoke And Open Mics In Palm Springs

In the mid-1980s, I was touring with a cover band for the DoD. When we were in Okinawa, a couple of the flyboys took us to a bar and I saw and sang karaoke for the first time ever. I’d never even heard of it at the time but came home and told…
Rocky ledges and palms surround the beautiful pool at Sparrows Lodge Hotel in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs Boutique Hotels Receive Michelin Keys Honors

For the first time, the Michelin Guide has awarded Michelin Keys in the United States, and four Palm Springs Preferred Small Hotels made the list: Dive Palm Springs, Holiday House, La Serena Villas, and Sparrows Lodge. Michelin said its Keys…
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In The Merry Merry Month Of May: A Palm Springs Events Guide

We’re rolling into summer, which means hotter days with evenings in the 70s (we’re leaving it a surprise as to whether it’s high or low 70s).  So far, we’ve made it through the International Film Festival, Modernism Week, the BNP,…
The pool at La Serena Villas in Palm Springs, California, is surrounded by lounge chairs and palms

Even More Fabulous Palm Springs Destination Wedding Tips

Although this is a continuation of my first destination wedding post, it’s a bit of a "Chinese menu" if you will — one from this column, one from that column. You just need to decide on which one from each menu. Also here, you will find…
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Best Palm Springs Boutique Hotels For A Destination Wedding

There are only a few places to have a destination wedding in these United States where it's pretty much guaranteed you’ll have sunny skies, and Palm Springs is one of them. This is a big little town, intimate but offering a lot for your guests…
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What’s Blooming In Palm Springs: April Events

While the rest of the world is just experiencing spring, Palm Springs is well into it. The mountains are as green as they were in 2019, which means there’s likely a super bloom coming. The weather is in the high 50s at night and can go into…

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