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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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Desert Dining: Best Bites in Palm Springs | RTX Traveler Magazine

Desert Dining: Best Bites in Palm Springs | RTX Traveler Magazine

Palm Springs’ dining options fall into a variety of categories from casual to upscale, traditional American fare to modern takes on international flavors and basic comfort food to complex plates and presentations.

Some restaurants aim to keep alive the vibe of dishes served to Palm Springs’ old Hollywood crowd, while some want to keep up with the latest culinary trends while using fresh and local ingredients. Regardless of where they fall on that spectrum, Palm Springs’ best restaurants never lack character.

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Tour Palm Springs

Tour Palm Springs

There are many hidden delights in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. A guided tour will help you get a more intimate look at Palm Springs’ gilded past or explore the desert wilderness.

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Palm Springs, CA: Like No Place Else

Palm Springs, CA: Like No Place Else

Two hours or less east of Southern California’s coast, Palm Springs gained its reputation as “Playground of the Stars” in the 1920s. Its proximity to Hollywood while still being relatively remote made it an ideal escape.

Today, tourism has taken away some of the mystery and privacy that Hollywood’s elite enjoyed so much in the past, but there is still an allure to the area.

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Winter 2013-2014 | RTX Traveler Magazine

By on November 1, 2013
Winter 2013-2014 | RTX Traveler Magazine

RTX Traveler’s Winter 2013 issue paints a slightly different picture of a winter wonderland than most might imagine. Come join us on our journey as we discover the desert paradise of Palm Springs, California, and the Ozark wonderland of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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