Author: Alison Bailin Batz

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Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Tucked into what feels like a regal woodland in the heart of the Valley – almost appearing out of nowhere with its distinct pink buildings peeking out from mature trees that tower well over 100 feet – is the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa. It is just a few miles from the bustling historic Sonoma Plaza but feels as if in a remote world all its own.

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A Weekend in…Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs – which includes Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella – offers a vivid tapestry of diverse experiences from hot springs and healing spas to epicurean adventures and animal encounters.

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The Lodge at Sonoma Resort, Autograph Collection

Among Sonoma County’s best accommodations, The Lodge at Sonoma Resort, Autograph Collection seamlessly blends the region’s distinctive beauty with California-inspired gastronomy and extraordinary amenities. And, thanks to a recent $17 million renovation, it checks even more “wow” boxes than before.