Essentially halfway between Prescott and Sedona, Cottonwood is a walkable wonderland for adults and the perfect respite from the daily grind, especially for those who love culinary delights, beer and wine tastings and outdoor adventure.
Author: Alison Bailin Batz
We’ve all earned a break to enjoy a few vices at Viceroy Los Cabos, an ultra-modern, avant-garde San José Del Cabo retreat less than two hours via plane from the Valley (thanks to daily flights on both American and Southwest Airlines as well as several private providers in Scottsdale).
Located on a private peninsula just north of Puerto Vallarta and surrounded by ocean on three sides is the community of Punta Mita, the Beverly Hills of Nayarit. The 1,500-acre enclave, hidden behind a massive gate, is like nothing you’ve seen or experienced before.
In recent weeks, Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office (MSCO) Animal Safe Haven Unit announced the founding of Maricopa Animal Safe Haven (MASH), a 501c3 nonprofit with a mission to provide appropriate medical care for animals, work with the judicial system to determine ownership, and eventually ensure the animals are rehomed. The goal of the nonprofit is to raise the funds required to build a wholly new facility in Phoenix for the animals in the Safe Haven Unit.
Maricopa’s Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, which is part of Caesars Entertainment and Arizona’s only tribal casino to have an international management partner, completed a multi-million hotel and casino expansion in recent years. Among our favorite parts of the expansion: the addition of Oak & Fork.
In partnership with 9,000 adult volunteers, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) serves nearly 20,000 girls grades K through 12 in more than 90 communities across central and northern Arizona. Since 1936, GSACPC has helped girls develop leadership skills and tools for success in a rapidly changing environment.
Entertainment icon and hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg’s first-ever gin brand, INDOGGO Gin, is now available across Arizona, including at Total Wine and fine local liquor stores.
There is magic up the hill far before the first snowfall. While still keeping its cozy “mountain town” charm, Flagstaff is gaining more and more national attention as a hot spot for couples, friends and families looking for adventure and culinary creativity, especially in the summer and fall months and well before the first snow falls (and skiers ascend upon the city).
As part of our regular vacation series this summer, Fabulous Arizona is providing options for ultra-lux travel that neither requires a passport or plane ticket. Among the poshest of places to consider: Coronado Island.
Temecula is the largest winegrowing region in southern California. Once a small town, the region has exploded in popularity in recent years, now with more than 40 wineries and 80 winegrowers, as well as other attractions, high-end dining and – of course – amazing tasting tours.