Most Luxe Accommodations
The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix
The Presidential Suite at The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix is the definition of opulence. With mountain or city-skyline views, separate living and dining rooms, personal concierge staff, California king-size featherbeds, granite and marble baths, a jetted bathtub and even a baby grand piano, every detail is fit for royalty. 602.468.0700, www.ritzcarlton.com/phoenix.
Best Dog-Boarding Facility
Sonoran Desert Pet Resort
Also known as a pet sanctuary, Sonoran Desert Pet Resort includes dog (or kitty) condos, sweet suites and an indoor dog park that will make Fido’s stay almost better than yours. With a large emphasis on health, cleanliness and safety, Sonoran Desert Pet Resort offers only the best for your four-legged friends. 623.551.5299, www.sdpetresort.com.
Best Movie Theater
With 30 locations in five states, including the Valley’s IMAX and Cine Capri centers, Harkins boasts award-winning popcorn, plush seats and even daycare centers. www.harkinstheatres.com.
Best Travel Web Site
Leaving on a jet plane? Expedia.com is the top tool to find the best prices on flights, car rentals, hotels and vacation packages all in one location. www.expedia.com.