Because every man needs a plan, and some of us need that plan with pretty pictures, we present Where to Take Her: a series that answers a gentleman's most pressing lifestyle questions and recurs whenever we get around to it. This go-round: The Fall Getaway. Sally forth.
Bacara: In which a certified lepidopterist teaches about the largest monarch butterfly migration, occurring right now at this stunning beachside resort.
El Encanto: Five-star spa overlooking Santa Barbara. Personal outdoor showers.
Enchantment: Pueblo-style bungalows in the desert, with rooms big enough to bring the nanny.
Garza Blanca: Infinity pools, ATV tours and fine dining. Your kids won’t want to leave. Neither will the missus.
Hotel Valley Ho: Early '60s retrotel with tubs in the room. Walking distance to Scottsdale’s best restaurants.
The Parker Palm Springs: Plush, spacious rooms and a 16,500-square-foot spa.
Los Cabos Palmilla: Private coves along the Baja Penninsula and a world-class spa.
Malibu Inn: One of LA’s few beachfront hotels, offering beach yoga and unobstructed sunsets.
Montelucia: Direct access to Camelback Mountain and a spa to massage your sore muscles.
Sparrows: Palm Springs glamping with a woodburning pizza oven and a pool.