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January 19

Moving from NYC to Tucson -- best guidebook?

A friend will be moving from NYC to Tucson soon and I'd like to get him a nice going-away present. He's never been to Arizona before (neither have I for that matter) so I was thinking some kind of insider's guide or similar book. I'm looking for recommendations from Arizona MeFites!
posted by orrnyereg around Tucson, AZ at 12:37 PM - 6 answers

January 9

Family trip to Grand Canyon area: advice?

Hi - we (40s parents plus active 9 and 7 yr old boys) are going to visit the Four corners area (NM,AZ,UT,CO) in the second part of August this year. We are flying into Albuquerque and renting a truck and trailer style camper. Out trip is ten days and the only definite is seeing the Grand Canyon. What advice do you have? [more inside]
posted by cgs around Arizona at 5:28 PM - 11 answers

November 8, 2020

Socially distant Sedona

What to do with 3 days in Sedona end of December? [more inside]
posted by St. Peepsburg around Sedona, AZ at 10:16 AM - 5 answers has best

March 1, 2020

What can I do with my 70 year-old Aunt in or around Phoenix in April?

My Aunt's lived in Phoenix for the past few decades. She's mentally sharp and mobile. So am I! Last year we visited Taliesin West and enjoyed it. What do you recommend for this year? How can we best get us some culture?
posted by boghead around Phoenix, AZ at 7:11 PM - 11 answers

December 22, 2019

Tempe, AZ vacation/hotel choosing!

I have a work thing in Tempe, so Mr. TA and I are extending it to become a vacation! We have questions, mostly about scale and where to stay. Tempe locals, please weigh in! [more inside]
posted by Tandem Affinity around Tempe, AZ at 5:15 AM - 4 answers

February 26, 2019

Arizona trail runners & hikers - your wisdom and recommendations please!

Plan a couple days for me trail running or hiking based in or near (~1-2hrs drive) Phoenix. Female traveler. Loves cacti, desert landscapes, lizards, and tacos. [more inside]
posted by tamarack around Phoenix, AZ at 9:38 PM - 5 answers has best

January 16, 2019

Scottsdale - getting around without a car

I'm going to a spring training game with my brother. The wrinkle, I'll be the fifth wheel so I'd like to have options away from the group. This is Scottsdale (Salt River Fields) and my hobbies are libraries. [more inside]
posted by notned around Scottsdale, AZ at 10:03 AM - 6 answers

January 8, 2019

Arizona/Utah Road trip

Hi, Me and my wife will be traveling to the Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon and Zion in late June with our two kids, ages 3 and 7. We will spend most of the days hiking and exploring. [more inside]
posted by burlsube around Arizona at 12:38 PM - 7 answers

November 12, 2018

Tucson at Christmas with the family dog

My wife, two teen daughters and our dog are escaping Seattle this Christmas to (hopefully) enjoy some sunshine and short sleeve weather. We enjoy walking neighborhoods and hiking and hope to spend lots of time outside. I know the National Parks restrict dogs on trails- where can we go where Fido won’t be a problem? [more inside]
posted by carterk around Tucson, AZ at 10:35 AM - 7 answers has best

October 12, 2018

Travel tips and must-dos in Sedona?

Next weekend, I'm going on an impromptu trip to Sedona with a small group of friends. I'm very excited! Can you please share your favorite things to do in Sedona? [more inside]
posted by areaperson around Sedona, AZ at 12:14 PM - 10 answers

September 20, 2018

Vacationy things to do, see, eat in Phoenix?

Myself and co-worker are going to be in Phoenix for a few day of training (actually in some community just outside apparently) the third week of October. While we'll be busy most of the time we'll be there we do have one day and potentially one evening free plus a rental car to get around. Looking for recommendations of must see things we could fit into a relaxed day off whithout consuming all day driving. [more inside]
posted by Mitheral around Phoenix, AZ at 7:13 AM - 15 answers

August 21, 2018

Professor/grad student bars in Tucson, Arizona?

Tucson has a lot of undergrad-heavy bars and straight-up sketchy dive bars, but where do the grad students and professors wet their whistle?
posted by wuzandfuzz around Tucson, AZ at 9:55 AM - 4 answers

June 16, 2018

How easy is it to catch an Uber/Lyft in Buckeye, AZ?

I am going to Phoenix for the first time. I don't like driving. Can I easily get from PHX to Buckeye and back in a Lyft? Or will it be challenging to get a car to pick me up on the western edge of town? [more inside]
posted by hungrytiger around Phoenix, AZ at 5:13 PM - 10 answers has best

March 30, 2018

Five Days with my Family in Flagstaff

My almost four-year-old and I will be flying out to meet the rest of my family in a big Airbnb in Flagstaff. And I've got no idea what we're going to do once we get there. [more inside]
posted by missjenny around Flagstaff, AZ at 8:26 PM - 6 answers has best

December 27, 2017

Where to stay in Phoenix/Tucson?

I'm looking for recommendations for where to stay in Phoenix/Tucson this month. [more inside]
posted by Pruitt-Igoe around Arizona at 2:45 PM - 6 answers

August 30, 2017

What to do, where to eat in Phoenix in Sept?

I'm coming into Phoenix, AZ for three days and two nights (Sept. 13-15), for work, staying near 1st Ave and Washington. Is there anything to do in town on those nights? And anywhere within easy walking distance I should go to eat?
posted by filthy light thief around Phoenix, AZ at 9:43 AM - 11 answers has best

July 12, 2017

What to do/see in Phoenix - Sunday and Weeknights - Early August

I'll be in Phoenix on business for a week in earl August and have some extra time, so wanted to see if anyone has suggestions for things to see or do. (More details inside.) [more inside]
posted by BenevolentActor around Phoenix, AZ at 10:38 AM - 10 answers

March 10, 2017

Yuma short term housing

My daughter's going to be in Yuma AZ for a physicians assistant clinical rotation in January 2018 for five weeks, then will return there in mid-March for a second five-week rotation in women's health. Her husband, a native of Ecuador, will be with her. They both are fluent Spanish-speakers. We're brainstorming about housing options, from renting an unused vacation trailer to WWOOFing (he'd do the work part). Help us think about what might be possible, and what might make sense in that context.
posted by bullatony around Yuma, AZ at 8:30 AM - 2 answers

December 21, 2016

Flying into Phoenix to do some hiking

We are planning a trip to Arizona in late February with the primary goal of doing some backpacking/hiking. We're flying into and out of Phoenix with about 5 days in between but have no other fixed plans. [more inside]
posted by House of Leaves of Grass around Arizona at 4:38 PM - 13 answers

October 5, 2016

Is hiking in Patagonia with approach shoes a bad idea?

Is hiking in Patagonia with approach shoes a bad idea? [more inside]
posted by helios410 around Patagonia, AZ at 6:09 AM - 6 answers