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As the days of summer dwindle to a close, now is the best time to get in a last-minute vacation. These Northern Arizona destinations provide an ideal escape from the Valley’s heat and hubbub.

El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon


As one of nature’s greatest wonders, the Grand Canyon attracts visitors from all corners of the globe. Since one day is not enough to enjoy all the delightful activities the Grand Canyon National Park has to offer, a hotel is a definite must. As the only in park lodge, El Tovar Hotel is situated right on the canyon rim so guests can enjoy some of the most captivating views in the world. Opened in 1905 and renovated in 2005, the charmingly refined hotel invites guests to curl up in front of roaring fireplaces or lounge in a lavishly furnished room. 888.297.2757, www.grandcanyonlodgers.com.

L’Auberge de Sedona


Nestled in the heart of Sedona’s red rocks, sits one of Northern Arizona’s greatest gems. L’Auberge de Sedona offers guests the chance to enjoy the magical powers of the red rocks in a luxury resort setting. With three different accommodations available, L’Auberge’s array of choices allows travelers to choose from the cozy lodge, intimate cottages or the Creek House. The winner of multiple awards including the AAA Four Diamond award, this hotel also boasts both a private spa and fine dining in their L’Auberge Restaurant on Oak Creek. 800.905.5745, www.lauberge.com.

Prescott Resort & Conference Center


As the only full-service resort in Prescott, the Prescott Resort & Conference Center continues to thrive as one of the top hotel choices in Northern Arizona. With views of historic Prescott and unrivaled scenery, the hotel leaves guests feeling relaxed and invigorated. Each room utilizes different aspects of the Yavapi Prescott Indian tribe, lending a feel of authenticity and culture to the space. Bonus: For those wishing to indulge in a little gambling, Bucky’s Casino is located on-site. www.prescottresort.com.