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    • Long time overdue visit

      Sedona Sep 28, 2015 at 6:16 PM

      I spent time in Sedona in the late 80's and had an incredible time. Took many hikes to experience the "Vorteses." A good friend and I are planning at trip in 2016, as part of our "bucket lists." We want to to visit at a time with fewer crowds, have a low-key, no agenda visit. When would you suggest to be a good time of the year. Hoping to be outside most of the time. I know things have changed since I was there. We are using Cottonwood as a base. What other day trips would you suggest? Thanks...Scott

    • Looking for a decent bar

      Tucson Sep 24, 2015 at 4:33 PM

      To get good drinks and food while watching NFL game. Would like to avoid the college crowd since I'm 40. I'm near the airport. Thanks!

    • 3 days in Phoenix area

      by kitraveler Online Now Jun 19, 2015 at 4:54 PM

      Will be 3 days in Phoenix. Interested in archeological sites, history of area, interesting sites, and good food. Will have a car. Maybe a one day guided tour. Any suggestions?

      3 Answers Jun 21, 2015 at 11:54 PM
    • What to see and do in 4 days

      by IMCheapcharlie Online Now Jan 25, 2015 at 1:59 PM

      We (healthy active couple in their 50s) are planning our first visit to Phoenix Feb. 15-19.

      What could we see and do to cover the most of the sights and sounds?  We have a wide range of interests (golf, pickleball, art, shopping, moderate to easy hiking, walking, crafts, markets, etc). We will have a rental car.  We are staying at the Holiday Inn in Old Town Scottsdale.  Checkout is on the 19th but our flight leaves at 8 pm so any ideas on what we could easily do that particular day before the car rental return @ 6 pm is appreciated too.  We are not into the social scene or fine dining.


      6 Answers Feb 7, 2015 at 4:43 AM
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      Pro Bowl Newbies

      by wheretonext... Online Now Dec 11, 2014 at 2:39 PM

      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,

      7 Answers Dec 12, 2014 at 10:04 AM
    • Where to stay with no car

      by UKxxx Online Now Sep 13, 2014 at 3:31 PM

      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

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2014 at 10:15 PM
    • Areas in Phoenix for Young Single Professionals to live

      by LarryMcVA Online Now Apr 7, 2014 at 8:14 PM

      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.

      5 Answers Apr 8, 2014 at 4:49 PM
    • Visiting on 1-25-14 what to wear?

      by iconevans Online Now Jan 22, 2014 at 7:22 AM

      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.

      6 Answers Jan 24, 2014 at 11:23 PM
    • Weather in Phoenix

      by Lizzymagoo Online Now Oct 20, 2013 at 7:47 AM

      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

      3 Answers Oct 25, 2013 at 9:49 AM
    • flip flops

      by shayelardy1 Online Now Jul 1, 2013 at 12:07 PM

      should i wear flip flops in july in Phoenix?

      12 Answers Jul 2, 2013 at 2:44 AM
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      visiting Phoenix

      by ronploeg4 Online Now Apr 5, 2013 at 11:29 AM

      Hello all,

      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?

      Kind Regards,
      Ron Ploeg
      The Netherlands

      15 Answers Aug 16, 2013 at 6:51 PM
    • Looking for bed & breakfast with antiques or local culture

      by wgalager Online Now Jan 22, 2013 at 5:36 PM

      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.

      3 Answers Aug 15, 2013 at 5:34 PM
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      morning airport layover

      by DSwede Online Now Oct 8, 2012 at 8:19 AM

      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.

      6 Answers Oct 15, 2012 at 10:50 AM
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      Looking for a Decent Hotel Near Sky Harbor Airport

      by loglovr Online Now Mar 14, 2012 at 5:33 AM

      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.
      Thank you!

      2 Answers Jun 6, 2012 at 10:01 AM
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      Hotel Recommendations

      by Gillybob Online Now Oct 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM

      Hey gang!

      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.

      3 Answers Oct 16, 2011 at 8:17 AM
    • need help!!!!!

      by happyman15 Online Now Jul 22, 2011 at 11:41 PM

      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.

      3 Answers Jul 23, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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      by forestcloughs Online Now Jan 9, 2011 at 8:36 AM

      Visiting late Feb early March for a week from the UK.
      Does anyone know of an observatory near and best places to see cactii?


      3 Answers Jan 9, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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      Where to park a car for two weeks?

      by Laurel914 Online Now Dec 12, 2010 at 10:17 AM


      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?

      Thank you!


      5 Answers Feb 19, 2011 at 9:57 PM
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      Transport from Grand Canyon to Phoenix

      by LPAW Online Now Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 PM

      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.

      3 Answers Aug 14, 2010 at 7:07 AM
    • Another first time visitor

      by dave4500 Online Now Feb 17, 2010 at 6:24 AM

      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

      9 Answers May 19, 2011 at 10:29 AM
    • visiting for first time phoenix

      by isa-08 Online Now Jan 5, 2010 at 12:09 AM

      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!

      3 Answers Jan 5, 2010 at 4:22 PM
    • Western Bars

      by blackdyna07 Online Now Dec 5, 2009 at 9:53 AM

      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

      4 Answers Feb 21, 2010 at 9:47 AM
    • Restaurants in phoenix

      by goingtogreece2010 Online Now Oct 6, 2009 at 7:58 AM

      how are the following places:

      Barrio Cantina and Grill
      Blue Sage @ JW Marriott
      Blue Fin Seafood Bistro
      Frank and Alberts

    • restaurants in phoenix

      by goingtogreece2010 Online Now Oct 5, 2009 at 8:14 AM

      would someone please recommend some great food places in phoenix????? we are not into fine anything except for that!!!! my husband and i love to eat!!

      8 Answers Nov 30, 2009 at 5:28 PM
    • cabs in phoenix

      by goingtogreece2010 Online Now Sep 30, 2009 at 7:25 AM

      generally are the cabs expensive to take in phoenix? are they safe i will be traveling with a 10 month old...

      4 Answers Nov 23, 2009 at 6:05 PM
    • Driving Phoenix to LA

      by goingtogreece2010 Online Now Sep 6, 2009 at 11:16 AM

      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???

      8 Answers Nov 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM
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      Visiting with no car

      by bobbistarwinde Online Now Jul 14, 2009 at 11:46 AM

      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.


      6 Answers Nov 23, 2009 at 5:58 PM
    • Question on Valenteer work?

      by summerdragon1101010 Online Now Jun 24, 2009 at 10:39 PM


      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.

      Thank You

      2 Answers Nov 23, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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      long term car rental suggestions please

      by cdnagent Online Now May 27, 2009 at 5:41 AM


      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.


      1 Answer Jul 23, 2009 at 2:35 PM
    • Phoenix sign

      by dgbecker Online Now Mar 25, 2009 at 9:20 AM

      How do you get to the "Phoenix" sign that is situated on the side of the mountain from east Mesa.

      6 Answers Jun 15, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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      VT meeting in Phoenix, Arizona

      by joiwatani Online Now Mar 8, 2009 at 11:32 AM

      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...

      9 Answers Mar 9, 2009 at 7:24 PM
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      Phoenix question

      by Sage49 Online Now Jan 16, 2009 at 2:41 PM

      Hi everyone,
      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


      8 Answers Feb 1, 2009 at 7:31 AM