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http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/21098

Seasonal direct flights from NYC: JetBlue 5 days per week (Tuesday and Wednesday they don't fly) Virgin America on Saturday.

If you want to be near Chabad of Palm Springs you want to look for houses in Twin Palms or Deepwell.
There are other area that may work, like Sunny Dunes for example, though it would be best to inquire the distance from Chabad before booking.
Don't forget to leave a donation, Chabad Houses in tourist destinations are dependent on visitor support.

Good rental sites include:
http://vrbo.com/
http://www.vacationrentals.com/
https://www.acmehouseco.com/

http://palmsprings.craigslist.org/vac/  ****Approach with caution, there have been many vacation rental scams with almost no way to recover money******

Hotels in and around Palm Springs include:
-Hyatt Regency Suites in downtown Palm Springs.
-Hyatt Grand Champions Resort in Indian Wells
-Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage

Activities:
-Hiking, and lots of it.
-Joshua Tree National Park
-Walking up Cahuilla Hills Dr is easy and breathtaking: http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/6652
-Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
-Thursday night street fair in downtown Palm Springs
-Cabazon Outlet Shopping
-Knott's Soak City
-ATV http://www.quadsquadatvtours.com/desertatvtours/
Childrens Discovery Museum = $8 per person of the age 2 great for kids

Chabad: Chabad Palm springs is located at
425 avenida Ortega
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #60 on: July 22, 2012, 12:30:18 PM »
Crazy to go there this time of year.

is the heat that bad?

think the GM would be willing to negotiate a deal for a couple nights?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: July 22, 2012, 02:37:17 PM »
is the heat that bad?
http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/92262

People need to cool their pools to be swimmable...
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Re: Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: July 22, 2012, 02:54:55 PM »
http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/92262
 
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For real?
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: July 22, 2012, 06:55:58 PM »
I stayed at the renaissance in palm springs Last August I don't remember it being that bad although I was on a road trip originating in Phoenix which was about 105-115 but I would take that kind if dry heat over a lot of soupy NYC days

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: July 22, 2012, 07:00:38 PM »
I have cousins who live in palm springs. They leave for the summer. it gets boiling hot there.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #65 on: July 22, 2012, 09:30:43 PM »
i was there the weekend of june 22 it was 107 it was not bad at all we loved it

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #66 on: July 22, 2012, 09:55:35 PM »
what is there to do in Palm Springs ? any suggestions?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #67 on: July 22, 2012, 11:49:27 PM »
in the summer?  With kids?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: July 23, 2012, 02:49:09 AM »
yes with kids, and without as well besides for a day at the spa

thanks

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #69 on: July 23, 2012, 04:01:13 AM »
I stayed at the renaissance in palm springs Last August I don't remember it being that bad although I was on a road trip originating in Phoenix which was about 105-115 but I would take that kind if dry heat over a lot of soupy NYC days

how was the hotel? thinking of staying there...what did you do in the area?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #70 on: July 23, 2012, 05:32:48 AM »
it was nice, resorty its gonna be pretty empty so even though the pool is the main activity there (the hotel is like a U around it) you will probably have it to yourself most of the time, the bar is pretty nice it is in the back of the lobby and goes out to the pool area there, there are a bunch of ballrooms i think they have like dance classes in the winter when its fuller
i didnt do anything besides sleep there but i think there is atv'ing around there

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #71 on: July 23, 2012, 06:48:25 AM »
it was nice, resorty its gonna be pretty empty so even though the pool is the main activity there (the hotel is like a U around it) you will probably have it to yourself most of the time, the bar is pretty nice it is in the back of the lobby and goes out to the pool area there, there are a bunch of ballrooms i think they have like dance classes in the winter when its fuller
i didnt do anything besides sleep there but i think there is atv'ing around there

cool....what about food?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #72 on: July 23, 2012, 10:50:14 AM »
dunno i was traveling,
 so it was thomas bagels&margarine for breakfast, Thomas bagels and p&J for lunch and thomas bagels and deli for supper
so cant help much besides tell you that i dont like the whole wheat ones and goobers P&J would be awesomer if you could get it in other flavors besides grape and every walmart carries thomas bagels
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #73 on: July 23, 2012, 12:20:19 PM »
Houses are dirt cheap in PS, especially this time of year, and they are fantastic!
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« Reply #74 on: July 23, 2012, 12:21:26 PM »
Houses are dirt cheap in PS, especially this time of year, and they are fantastic!

cheaper than a hotel? seems like the renaisance is $100 a/i and counts toward mega bonus