Phoenix used to be America’s Cancun. You’d fly in and check into a resort, where you’d presumably spend the next three days sipping 1,000-calorie daiquiris poolside, along with a cohort of divorcees on Eat, Pray, Love-esque journeys. Maybe you’d venture into Scottsdale once for tacos, but you wouldn’t actually bother to explore America’s fifth-largest city, at all. It’s not your fault.
Who says you need to leave home to have a great time? Arizona is a vacation destination for those around the world meaning you can enjoy the best resorts and accommodations right in your own backyard. Here are AZFoothills.com readers top picks for stay and play in the Valley. These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2019 contest winners.
Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with FOUND:RE Phoenix recognized as the #11 in Top Hotels in The Southwest and West, with a score of 91.32. “We are honored to receive this award,”
There’s more to the desert city than resorts and retirees. Here’s how to spend an eventful three days in and around Arizona’s surprisingly sophisticated capital. Friday. Check in to Found:
Historically overlooked by traveling aesthetes, the town’s burgeoning creative set is finally being recognized. Modern Phoenix Week, which wrapped up in April, highlighted the Southwestern city beyond its famous manicured resorts. Once synonymous with Scottsdale, the heart of tourism, Phoenix proper has evolved considerably as a new generation gentrifies historic, walkable neighborhoods. Here’s a primer for in-town places that are a short stroll, bike ride, or Uber away.