the deck, (760) 325-5200.
live jazz and dining beside an outdoor fire pit upstairs from palm springs chop house.

melvyn’s, (760) 325-2323. sinatra tippled here and so does the retro crowd.

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bandini johnson, (760) 323-7805. need a fondue set? a set of vintage highballs?

dazzles, (760) 327-1446.
authentic retro for the home — think orange amoeba-shaped couches.

modern way, (760) 320-5455.
everything from eames chairs to smiley-face mugs.

trina turk boutique, (760) 416-2856, www.trinaturk.com. halle berry and julia roberts are among the fans of trina’s ’70s flared fashions.

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indian canyons, (760) 325-3400. hike your choice of andreas, murray, or palm canyons.

joshua tree national park, (760) 367-6392, www.nps.gov/jotr. two large ecosystems converge here.

modern sights in palm springs, (760) 778-8418. pick up a map for self-guided design tours at the palm springs visitors information center.

psmoderntours, (760) 318-6118, psmoderntours@aol.com. architecture buff robert imber shows off palm springs’ design highlights.

san jacinto wilderness, (760) 325-1449, www.pstramway.com. get there via the cool aerial tram.

tahquitz canyon, (760) 416-7044, www.tahquitzcanyon.com. pristine wilderness recently reopened to public; reservations required. —