As temperatures rise, now is the perfect time for a local escape. With its breathtaking natural surroundings, impeccable accommodations and enticing promotions, Mountain Shadows Resort provides the ideal setting for a memorable summer staycation.
Author: Ty Fahlman
As summer approaches and temperatures rise, the allure of a staycation grows stronger, and Scottsdale’s legendary Hotel Valley Ho offers an extraordinary retreat that captures the essence of vintage, sun-soaked luxury and relaxation.
With its elegant-yet-inviting atmosphere and a delightful menu of inventive seafood dishes, Pescada Scottsdale — the latest concept from acclaimed local restauranteur Sheila Bryson — fills a much-needed void as it aims to inject new life and sophistication into the North Scottsdale culinary landscape.
With a newly redesigned look and feel last year, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan reaffirms itself as the pinnacle of modern luxury. This is the one. Aside from the pricier Maybach variant or a Rolls-Royce two-to-three times more expensive, the S-Class remains the smoothest, most sumptuous full-size luxury sedan on the market, the benchmark for which all others are measured.
One of the newest electric car brands to emerge is Polestar. Powered by Volvo, this new brand is gaining traction in the industry with its entry-level model, the Polestar 2, which provides ample handling, technology and comfort at an accessible (for EVs) price tag (from $40,900 after federal tax credits).
For those planning a trip to Las Vegas but looking to avoid the noise and crowds of the large casino resorts, you can do no better than the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. This ultra-luxury resort offers all of the premium amenities and world-class service guests have come to expect from the Four Seasons brand.
The bar has just been raised for luxury in the electric vehicle market. From its stunning interior to its groundbreaking technology, everything about Mercedes-Benz’s futuristic new sedan screams innovative luxury.
When it comes to steakhouses in the Valley, Dominick’s in Scottsdale provides an unparalleled fine dining culinary experience. Founded in 2011 by the legendary Mastro family, this stunning, two-story, 10,500-sq.-ft. restaurant offers first-rate ambiance, service and the supreme class of steaks and seafood.
Low back pain is the most common physical ailment in the country and sciatica affects more than three million people in the US each year. Luckily for most, physical therapy is safe, healthy option, and Impact Physical Therapy is among the best in the Valley at it.
As the Valley continues to attract more eclectic and upscale fine dining options, one type of culinary option is still notably underrepresented: omakase. For sushi purists looking for the ultimate Japanese dining experience, there are but a few options. And Old Town’s ShinBay (a 2012 James Beard Foundation semifinalist for “Best New Restaurant”) remains near the top of this exclusive list.