Scottsdale, Arizona: Sun, golf and great accommodations

The Saguaro in Scottsdale - Pool

Scottsdale is a great place to go for sunshine, golf, Spring Training Baseball, or gallery hopping. If you plan a getaway to Scottsdale, I want to recommend two places to stay. One is a small boutique hotel in old town and the other is a full service resort in north Scottsdale.


Wining and dining in Scottsdale: The Hyatt Regency experience

Enjoy watching your food prepared during Wine Me Dine Me

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to have a private chef and staff, you might want to try the Wine Me, Dine Me experience at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale, Arizona. This four-course meal, prepared before your eyes, with your input, and paired with tequila and wines, can be yours for $70 per person.


Beautiful Sedona, Arizona – Things to do and see in Sedona

Tour Sedona with Pink Jeep Tours

So you’re headed to the red rocks of Sedona? You’ll find some great things to do. Sedona is known for natural beauty, history, art and those mystical vortexes.
Some come to experience the spiritual side of Sedona and visit the Vortex sites. And others come to relax at a resort and shop at the galleries and boutiques. Or maybe finding some great hiking sites is what you want to do. No matter what, you will not be disappointed by Sedona.


Relaxing at Esplendor Resort in southern Arizona

Sunset from the Balcony at Esplendor Resort in Rio Rico, AZ

Esplendor Resort review and photos. On a road trip to southern Arizona we had the opportunity to relax and take in the hospitality of a scenic resort when we reached Rio Rico, Arizona, our “home” for three days. Esplendor Resort turned out to be truly a place of warmth and splendor.


Scottsdale’s Parada del Sol – Enjoy a little Arizona western culture

Parada del Sol Parade in Scottsdale

Parada del Sol represents the history of Arizona. The event, taking place in Scottsdale, Arizona is a month-long celebration which focuses on the western history of the state and the town. The high point is the Parada del Sol parade and rodeo. Parada del Sol is an annual event, taking place each February & March


Happy 100th birthday, Arizona

On that February 14, 1912, President William Howard Taft proclaimed Arizona the 48th state in the Union. This centennial year promises to be a great time to visit the Grand Canyon State; in fact Arizona started celebrating in 2011 leading up to the big day.