Best in Stay & Play: 2017

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 AZ Foothills readers top picks for stay and play in the Valley.

These are Arizona Foothills Best of Our Valley 2017 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2017 issue of Arizona 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 2017. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2017 Winners logo here and reserve space for the Collector’s Edition here


Best Casino – Gila River Casino-Wild Horse Pass

Best Downtown Phoenix Hotel – Sheraton Grand Phoenix

Best Lobby Bar – Westin Kierland Resort and Spa

Best Movie Theatre – Harkins

Best Movie Theatre: Dine in – Studio Movie Grill

Best Pet Resort/Boarding Facility –Sonoran Desert Pet Resort

Best Place to Discover Your Inner Artist – Pinspiration

Best Pool Party – Hotel Valley Ho

Best Relaxing Resort Pool – The Wigwam

Best Resort – The Wigwam

AFM Fave: Best Resort – Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Best Valley Adventure Experience – Float Balloon Tours

Best Valley Hiking – The Trails at Desert Mountain

Most Luxe Accommodations – The Wigwam

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