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    • Arizona/Utha in Fall

      Arizona Jan 29, 2017 at 9:49 AM

      Hi :)

      I need some advice for travel. I want to go to Las Vegas this fall and then drive by car to Grand Canyon and etc.
      My plan looks like this:

      First Day - Pick up the Car, drive to Hoover Dam and then to Tusayan

      Second Day - Visit Grand Canyon. We are not really "hiking people", so everything that takes more thatn 2hrs round trip is probably to much.But as i seen on then internet, most places are pretty accesible by car or shuttle.

      Third Day - Drive to Page, visit the Slot Canyons arount 11 AM (tours start then). and visit Horseshoe Bend in the afternoon

      Fourth Day - Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon (about 3hrs). Anything nice to see on the way there?

      Fifth Day - Visit Bryce Canyon

      Sixt Day - Drive to Springdale for Zion NP (about 2hrs). Anything nice to see on the way there?

      Seventh Day - Zion NP (visit The Narrows)
      Eight Day - Zion NP - What should we do too?
      Ninnth Day - Spend morning in Zion then drive back to Vegas, Anything nice to see on the way there?

      What do you think, is it a good plan? Should we spend less/more at a specific place? We have read that roads in this area are usually straight and not crowded, so driving shouln't be a hussle.

      Any help is appreciated

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      PHX Car Rental transfers, eating and shopping.

      by kop-queen Online Now Dec 28, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      i am flying out of Phoenix which is an airport I've not been through previously. Can anyone advise ease of transfer from dropping off (Alamo) car hire and navigating through to Departures Terminal 3? I think it may involve a shuttle - if so how regularly do they run (6:30 - 7:30 am. Travelling alone so no one to share luggage humping with. Potentially I could check in car the night previous and use an airport hotel (would need transfer for that though?) but hoping that traffic will be reasonable at that hour in the morning on a Wednesday even if I had to navigate short stretch of I10 over Salt River? Also too early for breakfast at hotel so any suggestions in Terminal? Guessing that the shopping will be the usual gift oriented and duty free goodies - or should I save back some dollars - wishful thinking that I'll have any!

      4 Answers Dec 28, 2016 at 10:05 AM
    • Single Professional Coming to Phoenix

      by LYR Online Now Nov 14, 2016 at 7:37 AM

      Hi, I'm travelling to Phoenix for the first time. I'm a 36 year old professional woman wanting to meet people. Where would be the best place to stay or hang out in the area?

      2 Answers Nov 17, 2016 at 12:42 PM
    • Phoenix nightlife

      by USA19 Online Now Oct 12, 2016 at 6:27 AM

      Hi everyone, I'm looking for somewhere that has a really good nightlife that isn't mainstream e.g. (Las Vegas, Miami etc). Does Phoenix have a good nightlife?
      Many thanks

      20 Answers Oct 13, 2016 at 2:41 PM
    • Best area to Stay??

      by donna451 Online Now Jul 18, 2016 at 11:42 AM

      We are planning a trip to Phoenix, Az. While there, we want to make a couple of day trips to Apache Junction and the Sonoran Desert. Which area of Phoenix would be the most convenient to stay, as far as easier access to these venues. We will only be there about 3 days before heading to another part of the state to see other points of interest. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

      6 Answers Jul 18, 2016 at 7:24 PM
    • 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 21, 2013 at 11:02 PM
    • 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