Spring Has Sprung at Sunnylands

Spring Has Sprung at Sunnylands

Spring Has Sprung at Sunnylands Although one of the Palm Springs Valley’s most popular free attractions is stunningly beautiful year-round, one would be disingenuous to not admit that there’s just something about Spring that brings out the finest at the Sunnylands Center and Gardens in Rancho Mirage.  Adjacent to the spectacular estate of Ambassador and…

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Sunnylands is for the Birds—and Birdwatchers!

Sunnylands is for the Birds—and Birdwatchers!

Sunnylands is for the Birds—and Birdwatchers! My fellow blogger Diana Dodge and I are both huge fans of Sunnylands—the amazing Rancho Mirage residence (and now conference center) of the late Walter and Leonore Annneberg—and the newly opened Sunnylands Visitor Center and Gardens.  So it was no surprise that, without knowing it, we booked on the…

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Sunnylands Totem Pole Dedication

Sunnylands Totem Pole Dedication

   I simply cannot stay away from Sunnylands.  As you probably know by now, the former Annenberg estate in Rancho Mirage has been totally refurbished and is open for small-scale tours of its historic A. Quincy Jones-designed midcentury masterpiece of a residence (for a nominal fee) and free visits to its perfectly planned Visitors Center…

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Dedicated to Sunnylands

Dedicated to Sunnylands

I’m a lucky gal.  No question about it.  This past Sunday I was fortunate enough to be one of the 300+ invited guests to attend the formal dedication of The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage.  It’s true, I’ve been yacking about this place for months, but I promise you, when you finally get…

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Sunnylands Opening Soon

Sunnylands Opening Soon

Rancho Mirage is home to some of the most magnificent private palaces in the Palm Springs Valley, and I’m counting down the days until one of the most famous family fortresses of all opens its doors to the world for visits by the public.  Of course, I’m talking about Sunnylands, the sumptuous 200-acre winter home…

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