The Best Escapes: 2014


Not only does Arizona offer some great getaways and gorgeous scenery but it’s surrounded by fun locales to escape to. From the beautiful beaches of California to the dazzling lights of Vegas to the snowy playgrounds of Aspen this corner of the US has some of the most sought after and popular vacation destinations. Here are readers top picks for their favorite escapes.

These are the winners of Best of Our Valley 2014. The winner each category this year will be featured in the March 2014 issue, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents. The winners with the most total votes will be featured on the cover, but you will have to wait until March to find out who they are!

As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their “Best Of” status, a celebratory bash will be held in spring 2014. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

All those who won this year can download their 2014 Winners logos here


Best Arizona Ski Resort: Flagstaff Nordic Center

Best Aspen/Telluride Resort: Hotel Jerome

Best Las Vegas Casino: Venetian

Best Las Vegas Pool: TIE betweenEncore/Wynn- Encore Beach & Hardrock – Rehab

Best Las Vegas Resort: Wynn

Best Locally Owned Mountain Escape: Hubbard’s Yellowstone Lodge

Best Los Angeles Resort: The Beverly Hills Hotel

Best Napa Winery: Bravante Vineyards

Best Orange County Resort: Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel

Best San Diego Resort: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

Best Sedona B&B: The Creekside Inn

Best Sedona Hotel: L’Auberge de Sedona

Best Sun Valley Resort: Knob Hill Inn

Best Travel Website: TIE between &

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