Palm Springs

Palm Springs is one of my favorite places for a quick getaway and always guarantees beautiful sunny weather. This desert oasis is also home to some incredible restaurants and boutique hotels. I recently stayed at the Ace Hotel and enjoyed their fabulous pool and camp-like room.

For breakfast, I always head to Cheeky's, a popular spot so be prepared for the wait; but it's worth it.

Lunch requires less effort. The Ace Hotel's King's Highway is perfect for a fresh poolside lunch and refreshing cocktails. I also love Norma's because you can meander through The Parker's secret gardens afterwards.

For dinner, I love the Purple Palm or Mister Parkers.

For things to do, especially if you're obsessed with Mid-Century Modern homes like myself, be sure to check out The Modern Tour, led by Michael Stern, author of "Julius Shulman: Palm Springs," the seminal book about the architectural photographer.

Not sure what to pack? Here is some desert style inspiration...don't forget the SPF!

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