A swinging getaway 2 hours drive from LA, Palm Springs boasts more golf per square mile than any other destination on the planet. Cruise down Frank Sinatra Drive, soaking up the sparkle n’ shine of this golf glam throwback. The Rat Pack made the Coachella Valley famous in the 1950’s as they developed a greater affection for the sport, attracting Hollywood stars that flocked to the locale’s sprawling private estates to remedy their mind and soul poolside. What ensued was three decades of modernist architecture and golf course planned community developments stacked down the Valley. Generations of snowbird retirees make their winter home here soaking up the sun and sharpening their scores on one of the 125+ golf courses. Today, Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley is an eclectic mix of youthful hipsters and older folks living out their golden years. While the landscape has changed, the retro-chic charm remains intact.