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 2018 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2018 issue of AZ Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2018. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
THE WINNERS LIST: STAY & PLAY
Best Casino: Talking Stick Resort and Casino
Best Downtown Phoenix Hotel: Hotel Palomar Phoenix Cityscape
Best Lobby Bar: The Phoenician
Best Movie Theatre: Harkins
Best Dine In Movie Theatre: Studio Movie Grill
Best Pet Resort/Boarding Facility: Sonoran Desert Pet Resort
Best Place to Discover Your Inner Artist: The Brush Bar
Best Pool Party: Hotel Valley Ho
Best Relaxing Resort Pool: The Wigwam
Best Resort: The Wigwam
Best Valley Adventure Experience: Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company
Best Valley Hiking: Camelback Mountain
Most Luxe Accommodations: The Wigwam
Best Casino: Desert Diamond Casino
Most Luxe Accommodations: Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Best New Resort: Mountain Shadows