Best in Stay & Play: 2019

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 readers top picks for stay and play in the Valley.

These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2019 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2019 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 2019. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2019 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here (email by February 15, 2019 to confirm your placement).


Best Casino: Talking Stick Resort and Casino

Best Downtown Phoenix Hotel: FOUND:RE Phoenix

Best Lobby Bar: Mountain Shadows

Best Luxury Vacation Rental: Parsons Villas

Best Movie Theatre: Harkins

Best Dine In Movie Theatre: iPic

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

Best Valley Hiking: Pinnacle Peak

Most Luxe Accommodations: The Wigwam

AFM Faves

Best Resort: Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Best Resort Remodel: The Phoenician

Best Relaxing Resort Pool: Sanctuary

Most Iconic Valley Resort: Arizona Biltmore

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