It was once the hangout of stars such as Frank Sinatra and Cary Grant, and even now if you stay awhile you’re quite likely to spy a movie star along its wide streets and midcentury-modern buildings. Palm Springs was the perfect antidote to the stresses of Hollywood and remains an attractive escape, whether it’s from the British weather or just a place to unwind in the city’s spas and fancy restaurants.

A recent article in the New York Times provides a 36-hour itinerary for a visit to Palm Springs and takes in the city’s shops, spas and restaurants, as well as exploring some of the many natural wonders in the surrounding desert.

Here’s the New York Times article: 36 Hours in Palm Springs, California

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