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June 25

Help an (ex-) Tucsonan learn to love Phoenix

I'll be spending time in Phoenix the first week of July. I'm ready to see Phoenix with new eyes. What should I look at? [more inside]
posted by Creosote around Phoenix, AZ at 2:44 PM - 3 answers has best

May 26

Solo hiking trips near Phoenix

I enjoy hiking and just found out that I have a long weekend this week! Any recommendations for day hikes near north Phoenix? [more inside]
posted by gemutlichkeit around Arizona at 4:27 PM - 7 answers

May 25

Travel filter: Grand Canyon, Bryce, Sedona, Flagstaff, and Zion edition

Asking for a friend, who says: "Our family (two adults, three kids, 15, 8, and 6) will be traveling to Arizona in mid-June. We will fly into Flagstaff on June 14th, rent a car, and fly out of Flagstaff on July 2. Please help us plan our itinerary and suggest any must-sees/should-avoids along the way." [more inside]
posted by MonkeyToes around Arizona at 1:34 PM - 20 answers

April 5

Off the beaten path Arizona with an Aussie

What are your Arizona road trip can't miss spots, eats, attractions? Meeting up later this week with a friend from Oz for a weekish road trip - flying into PHX, then driving to: Holbrook (yes, we are sleeping in a wigwam), Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, back to PHX via Sedona, a couple days in Tucson and then back to PHX for departure. Not a lot of time in any one place sadly. Anything I shouldn't miss? Crazy difficult hikes are out, but gentle ones would be ok. Thanks for any amazing tips!
posted by OneSmartMonkey around Arizona at 10:30 AM - 13 answers

February 24

Relaxing weekend near Phoenix

I want to get away with two good friends for a sunny, relaxing, pool and food-centric weekend in April. Two of us coming from Oregon, one from Denver-we are looking in and around Phoenix because we can get there cheaply on Allegiant. Feeling pretty overwhelmed by Tripadvisor so am turning to you folks. [more inside]
posted by purenitrous around Phoenix, AZ at 8:05 PM - 4 answers has best

January 29

One day in Phoenix

I unexpectedly have one day in Phoenix, AZ next week. Feb 5, 2016. What should I do? I like art, history, and culture. [more inside]
posted by Flood around Phoenix, AZ at 1:12 PM - 18 answers has best

December 7, 2015

Day trip from (and tips for) Phoenix during NCAA championship weekend?

Mr. Darling's dad won tickets to the NCAA football championship game in a charity auction last spring, so the three Darling men (FIL, husband and 15 y.o. son) will be travelling there Jan. 9-12. This will be son's first trip out west, so we'd love for him to see more than the hotel lobby. [more inside]
posted by Sweetie Darling around Phoenix, AZ at 6:43 AM - 6 answers

November 16, 2015

Road trip: Austin, TX to the Grand Canyon

I've never been to the Grand Canyon. Isn't that terrible? I have next week off of work and am thinking about taking a road trip to go see it. I've also never been to the Painted Desert or the Petrified Forest, so I ought to do those as well. [more inside]
posted by sevensnowflakes around Grand Canyon Village, AZ at 8:47 PM - 10 answers has best

October 27, 2015

Recommendation for gift classes/experiences in Tucson?

My parents spend the month of January in Tucson. Can you recommend a Christmas gift idea for a class or experience? Caveats within... [more inside]
posted by handful of rain around Tucson, AZ at 11:28 AM - 9 answers

May 8, 2015

Relaxing getaway near Tucson?

I need a 1-3 night, relaxing getaway near Tucson, AZ. Anyone stayed in any quaint cabins or good value guest ranches/hotels/B&Bs no more than 5-6 hours from Tucson (or even somewhere within Tucson/surrounders)? I've considered everything from finding a discounted night at a fancy resort and spa to primitive camping on Forest Service land. Extra credit (but not required): pool/swimming hole/hot tub.
posted by dahliachewswell around Tucson, AZ at 8:58 AM - 11 answers has best

October 18, 2014

Longish term car rentals when you are unsure of the length of time

I need to use a car to get around Phoenix for anywhere from 2 to 6+ weeks, and I won't know how long I need it until I'm done using it. What kind of service do I use or what do I do? [more inside]
posted by rachaelfaith around Phoenix, AZ at 8:22 AM - 6 answers has best

October 8, 2014

Random Aurora Borealis Spectation Opportunity

What are the chances that on any given night between now and the end of the year I would be able to see the aurora borealis if I make it as far north as Winnipeg? By what percentage can I increase my chances by going further north? [more inside]
posted by Fezboy! around Tucson, AZ at 3:05 PM - 13 answers

April 8, 2014

What are some fun activities in Phoenix for a 2-year old?

I will be in Scottsdale with my 2.5 year old for 5 days, and I'm interested in toddler-friendly things to do. Although we will be staying in Scottsdale, we are willing to drive around. [more inside]
posted by Maximian around Phoenix, AZ at 1:39 AM - 6 answers

February 21, 2014

What to do in Page,Arizona today and tomorrow

Long story short, I'm in Page, Arizona for a couple more days than planned. I have been to Antelope Canyon. I will go to Horseshoe Bend later today, What else? I cannot be away from Page more than say 4 hours at a time.
posted by falsedmitri around Arizona at 11:46 AM - 3 answers

February 8, 2014

Flagstaff! Next week!

We are hiking in the Grand Canyon next Friday/Saturday and will be back up on the rim Saturday night. We are considering hanging out in Flagstaff for Sunday and Monday before we head back to Vegas for our flight home. Where should we stay, and what's awesome in Flagstaff? [more inside]
posted by charmedimsure around Flagstaff, AZ at 2:23 PM - 14 answers has best

February 3, 2014

Help me explore downtown Tucson!

I am interviewing for a U of AZ grad program, and the fella will be joining me in Tucson for a few days afterward so we can evaluate whether we like it there. We need suggestions for an awesome visit! [more inside]
posted by vortex genie 2 around Tucson, AZ at 5:53 PM - 12 answers has best

January 7, 2014

Road Trip!!

Need some advice on places to stay/eat/etc... [more inside]
posted by sprezzy around Tempe, AZ at 3:43 PM - 21 answers

October 27, 2013

Phun in Phoenix: Time to Burn

The Corrocio family is, this very moment, headed to a Phoenix resort for some much needed R&R. But, we arrive there around 9am and can't check in until 3pm. Dear MePhytes, what would be a phun way to spend our 5 or so hours?
posted by ecorrocio around Phoenix, AZ at 6:26 AM - 7 answers

October 9, 2013

Why are there so many cars without license plates in Arizona?

We're on this trip, and in the Arizona part of it, we're seeing a lot of cars that don't have license plates (neither front nor back), on the road. What gives? Is there some exception? Is this a tea party thing? [more inside]
posted by benbenson around Arizona at 3:29 PM - 9 answers

September 2, 2013

Where should I eat and what should I see in Phoenix?

I am going to Phoenix, AZ for a business trip and staying at the Doubletree Suites. What are some great places to eat and what sights should I not miss?
posted by sgo around Phoenix, AZ at 6:06 AM - 9 answers