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5 Amazing Exchanges | RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 20

5 Amazing Exchanges | RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 20

The most populous island in Hawaii has much to explore, from the busy streets of Honolulu to the country of the North Shore. Pay respects at the Pearl Harbor monument and aviation museum, or spend the day at Sea Life Park, home to penguin shows and dolphin swims. Oahu is also home to Iolani Palace, the 19th century former home of Hawaii’s final monarchs.

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Olympic Games | RTX Traveler Issue 20 Exclusive Destinations

Olympic Games | RTX Traveler Issue 20 Exclusive Destinations

The summer of 1996 brought the summer Olympics to Atlanta, and while the legacy is but a memory, there’s much to see in this southern metropolis. Hit the Varsity, a throwback burger joint started in 1928, for some greasy goodness. The city also offers a famously massive and diverse aquarium, a large zoo and the World of Coca-Cola, where you can taste Coke from around the world. Explore Atlanta’s civil rights roots with a tour of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth home, part of the National Park Service.

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Film Festivals | RTX Traveler Issue 20 Exclusive Destinations

Film Festivals | RTX Traveler Issue 20 Exclusive Destinations

The eight-day L.A. Film Festival takes place in September every year, and showcases independent films, television, and episodic work from emerging storytellers, along with filmmaker-driven studio titles.

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RTX Getaways| RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 20

RTX Getaways| RTX Traveler Magazine Issue 20

The laid-back sister of Myrtle Beach is the seafood capital of South Carolina. This lazy low-country escape features inlet dining at the MarshWalk. Relax at Huntington Beach State Park, with nary a high-rise to be found. The 9,000 acre Brookgreen Gardens offers one of the largest collections of sculptures in the country.

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RTX Weekend Escape-San Diego, California

RTX Weekend Escape-San Diego, California

If you bring up San Diego in conversation, you’ll often hear people talk about the perfect weather. Indeed, with an average high of 65 degrees in January, and 75 degrees in July, there’s not much change throughout the year at this sunny hotspot. This is Southern California dreaming at its finest: visit the 70 miles of world-class beaches and bays dotting the landscape. Explore tide pools, surf spots, boardwalks, bonfires and bike riding during an active and fun weekend at this West Coast gem!

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Hadley’s Date Shake Recipe | Palm Springs Fruit Orchards | RTX Traveler

Hadley’s Date Shake Recipe | Palm Springs Fruit Orchards | RTX Traveler

Date palms are ubiquitous in Palm Springs, and the mild-flavored fruit can be found in sweet and savory dishes in restaurants throughout the area. One traditional way to beat the heat in Palm Springs any time of year is with a milkshake made with dates – a date shake. While several spots in Palm Springs may brag about their date shakes, few can compete with the shake served at the deli inside of Hadley Fruit Orchards. The recipe below comes from their website.

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Play Golf in the Coachella Valley | RTX Traveler Magazine

Play Golf in the Coachella Valley | RTX Traveler Magazine

With more than 100 courses and warm, sunny winter weather, golfers flock to Palm Springs for challenging play set in some of the most picturesque landscapes imaginable. Whether you want to play with the pros, compare some of the sports’ best designers at various courses or just have a little fun, you’ll find your dream golf experience in Palm Springs.

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Disco Sunday Brunch and More | Nightlife and Entertainment in Palm Springs, CA

Disco Sunday Brunch and More | Nightlife and Entertainment in Palm Springs, CA

When the sun goes down in the desert, the energy heats up in the nightclubs and bars that keep this small town hip enough for its cosmopolitan visitors from Los Angeles and the coast.

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Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum

The Palm Springs Air Museum gives an up close look at what all aspects of life in WWII were like, from the weapons and uniforms of various branches of the military to the typical food and types of entertainment sent from home. Floor-to-ceiling maps cover walls in the two spacious hangars showing locations of significant events, and multimedia displays use photographs, video and audio to give visitors even more details of the servicemen’s lives.

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Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs | RTX Traveler Magazine

Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs | RTX Traveler Magazine

One of the first tourist attractions in Palm Springs is still perhaps one of the most spectacular. Mt. San Jacinto towers over the desert town, its snowy peaks in the winter contrasting with the balmy weather below.

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