Travel & Leisure
Summer is here, but the vacation fund might be running a little lower than in years past. Of course, the annual family trip to Disneyland can’t be cut, but your summer girls’ trip to Mexico might be on the chopping block. Here, we rediscover Scottsdale and how to have the perfect girls’ staycation right at home.
Our Founding Fathers probably couldn’t have guessed that a simple declaration would turn into a national penchant for red, white and blue or an annual explosion of fireworks. Luckily, Americans across the country now have a day to celebrate national pride and patriotic duty, and with a generous list of celebrations the 48th state of Arizona doesn’t disappoint. Whether your ideal party includes fireworks, exotic animals, gunfights or reggae music, these Valley events offer something for every American?land of the free indeed.
Whether you’re staying in town or hitting the road this summer, here is a list of fun-filled activities that will keep your kids feeling cool this summer.
Sometimes a full 18 just isn’t in the cards. These exceptional facilities offer abbreviated rounds to fit any golfer’s timetable.
The desert—coined the Wild West—has long been hyped by Hollywood filmmakers for its mountainous terrain, rolling tumbleweed and gun-slinging cowboys. And yes, these classic Westerns exhibit great cinematography, but rather than watching the Old West on screen, experience it for yourself at Tucson’s Tanque Verde Ranch.