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Weekend substitution: Palm Springs, Old Hollywood's favorite glam hangout, about 90 minutes east of L.A.
WHERE TO STAY Settle into the Parker Palm Springs (from $375 per night; theparkerpalmsprings.com), whose quirky Jonathan Adler — designed spaces give off a kitschy-cool vibe.
WHAT TO DO There's no need to leave campus: Hang at the legendary pool; treat yourself at the spa, which has a new menu featuring Tata Harper products; and play croquet while sipping a Pimm's Cup.
WHERE TO SHOP North Palm Canyon Drive is loaded with boutiques such as Trina Turk's only home shop in the country (trinaturk.com).