We will be coming to Phoenix for the Pro Bowl from Texas.
Yes, we know it is in Glendale, however, having NEVER BEEN to any part of Arizona to vacation, I am needing to know:
What is the best area of Phoenix to stay in… Downtown Phoenix, or Midtown area or …
We are looking to book hotels and would like to be able to do a bit of walking to dinner and such too!..
2 couples, "young at heart"….
Thanks a bunch,
Hi, we're looking at resorts in Scottsdale in August for family of 2 seniors, 2 adults, 2 kids (11 & 8). We are visiting from the UK and not driving. We need nice pools/ something for the kids, with dining options nearby and shopping a quick cab ride away. We plan to take tours to Tombstone, Apache Trail, Grand Canyon. Is this possible or am I expecting too much ? We have previously done Orlando and Anaheim/LA without a car. Thank you in advance
My daughter is moving to Phoenix for a sales job - turf Phoenix and points North.
Would appreciate any information on where best to live/rent/house share. She loves exercise and walkible areas.
I checked on the temp there in Phoenix and it says around 75 during the day while we're there. I'm from Georgia and we're in the 30's. Was wondering if jeans, t-shirt, light jacket would work just during the day or is it too warm there. Would casual clothes (jeans) work for going out for a nice dinner? Also, hiking the Piestewa Peak at 10:00am. Does it get pretty hot or windy on that hike? Just wondering if shorts would be best or hiking pants.
What is the weather like February 8 to 22. What typle of clothing do I need. Will I be able to sit by the pool
should i wear flip flops in july in Phoenix?
We will stay 3 days in Phoenix. Is Phoenix a city worth visiting. What can we do over there and what do we need to say. What is the best area to stay?
We enjoy antiques and staying in a b&b that isn't a cookie cutter style motel. Any suggestions for places in Phoenix, Glendale, Springerville or near Grand Canyon? We are newly retired, non smokers.
I have a layover this coming Friday (12th) from 9am ~ noon. Since I'll already have my bags checked, already have a boarding pass, and can cut to the front of the security lines due to mileage status, I was wondering if there is anything near the airport worthy of a short visit. It was a long time ago since I was in Phoenix so I'm going to say it all new to me. Any suggestions for ~2hrs?
If not, any VT'ers in the area interested in getting a breakfast? I know I will be arriving hungry and in the prime breakfast hour.
We are looking for a decent hotel to spend a Friday night that is near Sky Harbor Airport, with free shuttle service. We flew in to Phoenix last year and were dismayed by the area surrounding the airport, so much so, that we drove right past the hotel we booked online...very shady area...
So we are looking for recommendations for something clean, safe, convenient to the airport with free shuttle service, for around the100 price range.
With Tucson sorted, I'm now looking for hotel recommendations in downtown Phoenix. Would like to keep it under US$100; happy for a B&B or hotel. No transport so I'm reliant on public transport. Will be arriving by Arizona Shuttle to Sky Harbor and taking public transport in from there.
Look forward to hearing your recommendations.
young athletic married couple visiting phoenix the weekend of 13 august. we like to dance, have fun, and bar hop. spending weekend in phoenix. need help finding places to hit up.
Visiting late Feb early March for a week from the UK.
Does anyone know of an observatory near and best places to see cactii?
I'm flying from the Phoenix airport next week and need to leave my car there for almost two weeks. Are there any long term parking areas that I can take a shuttle from to get to the airport?
We will be staying in Grand Canyon and then have 1 day to get down to Phoenix from Tusayan before our flight home. However, we will have no car and I can't seen to find any bus routes that do this journey. Help! Does anyone know of any bus trips (or trains or planes for that matter) to get us to Phoenix. Obviously we are looking for a cheap option if at all possible! Thanks.
Planning on taking my wife and teen daughter down to Phoenix area in mid March. Never been there and do not know the area. Just getting away from winter for a few days and did not want to deal with the spring break crowd so we picked Phoenix area. Any ideas on where to stay? We are looking for relaxation and of course shopping for the two women. Would like a nice place with a pool and easy access to everthing else (shopping, food..) near by. Any ideas would be much appreciated. Thanks
Hi, Im´m planning to go to phoenix in march with my nephew, i was looking for the america´s best value inn downtown wich is in w. van buren and 5th, i would like to know if this street, hotel and area is safe for walk from the downtown to this hotel and to the central station because i will not be able to ren´t a car, also can you help me with a aprox. fare in a cab from this hotel to the university of phoenix stadium, or if you c an tell me wich buses do i have to take to go there, if you consider not a good and safe hotel (the america´s best value inn downtown) can you recommend one for a women and a kid nearest to a light train or bus stoop. i will apreciatte all your comments. Thank you!
We are looking for a place to go where there is dancing like the two step and traveling swing or the gitter bug, is there a place any where around like this. thank you Julie
how are the following places:
Barrio Cantina and Grill
Blue Sage @ JW Marriott
Blue Fin Seafood Bistro
Frank and Alberts
would someone please recommend some great food places in phoenix????? we are not into fine dining...so anything except for that!!!! my husband and i love to eat!!
generally are the cabs expensive to take in phoenix? are they safe i will be traveling with a 10 month old...
we will be driving from phoenix to LA...does anyone know how far the drive is and is there anything to stop and see on the way???
What are your suggestions for places to visit for someone who has no car and relies on public transport? Are there many places of attraction that are easy to get to? Also, I would like any recommendations of anyone's favourite places to visit, acommodation and eating, as I am a student so need to keep costs to a minimum.
I was there a year ago, and asked about valenteer work and the person I talked to said I could do valinteer work . So I just wanted to make sure you were still taking valinteers.
I'm wondering if anyone can direct me to a company offering long term (10 weeks) car rentals in Phoenix that would be less than the rates offered by the major car rental companies?
I know that in europe I have done the buy back long term rentals and that is a much better deal than the regular rental rates, but I am unaware of anyone offering such a thing in the USA.
All suggestions would be most appreciated.
How do you get to the "Phoenix" sign that is situated on the side of the mountain from east Mesa.
The success of my VT meeting in Paris on 2/21/09 was due mostly to the good company of the VT members in France but also due to having the best location (restaurant. (The restaurant owner continued to open his restaurant to accommodate us as we waited for one VT member coming from Vienna!)
Now, here's my question. Do you know a good restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona that is really good? Should be good for excited VT members who tend to be loud when they meet other VT members.
I appreciate your help...
I am planning a trip to Phoenix/Sedona/Scottsdale for about 4-5 days (first week of Feb). I have done some research as to what to do and where to stay but it seems that I am not really finding things that spark my interest. And, I can't find any hostels or lower end hotels. So my questions are: 1) what are the must do/see/visit around the area? 2) How easy is it to get around without a car? I guess I could rent a car if I must. I'm open for it. Would you guys help me out? Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance
I'm traveling to Phoenix next week for the Imaging USA conference- Would like some suggestions on unique fun restaurants with good food of course!
Would like suggestions for Mexican, Sushi, Italian, and any other restaurant that shouldn't be missed while we are there. I always enjoy restaurants that aren't considered chains, don't really want to eat somewhere that I can eat at the same place here at home!
I'm going to be in Phoenix/Scottsdale the first weekend in November. I will have a 3 year old with me and am looking for some fun activities to keep him entertained.
Hopefully some of y'all will have some good advice for some fun activities.
Also, are there any fun kid friendly restaurants in the area?