Not Your Mother's Palm Springs
The desert oasis is making a big comeback with new hotels and nightlife aimed to give the city a vibe that rivals Vegas and Miami.
Where to Stay: ArriveThe newest hotel to Palm Springs, this resort was backed by former Facebook employees and has tech-forward features like texting for reservations or room service. Yes, you can text a pizza to your room and have it waiting for you after a night of clubbing. Genius. 960 1280
Mid-Mod DreamsIf you love mid-century modern architecture, get ready to geek out over the colorful examples throughout the city. You can even book a tour to see the most iconic buildings, like the Saguaro Palm Springs, another popular hotel for its pool parties and tequila/taco bar. 960 1280
NightlifeHuge dance parties at Zelda's Nightclub are perfect for bachelorette parties. If DJ sets aren't your vibe, The Hood Bar keeps the Coachella spirit alive all year with rotating local and national bands. And the hipster Amigo Room at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club offers everything from comedy shows to indie arts and crafts sessions. The hotel's patio, with giant fires and bistro lights, is the perfect place for one last drink before crashing. 960 1280
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