Phoenix has more than spas to attract visitors

Hot air balloon over Sonoran desert

Spend a few hours a day away from your hotel or resort exploring these interesting sights in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area of Arizona.

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Touring the Georgia O’Keeffe home in Abiquiu, New Mexico

Georgia O'Keeffe Home in Abiquiu, NM

Many visitors to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe do not realize that within an hour’s drive you can visit Ghost Ranch or the O’Keeffe home in Abiquiu. Once you have enjoyed the offerings of the museum, a road trip will enhance your enjoyment of the work of Georgia O’Keeffe.

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Touring New Mexico’s northern wine country

Vivac Winery

Tour New Mexico’s northern wine country. It is not widely known that New Mexico has some great wines and wonderful opportunities for wine enthusiasts to vacation in beautiful, historic areas and taste a bit of the grape. In fact, New Mexico has the oldest wine growing region in the United States.

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Santa Fe New Mexico at Christmas: Real charm awaits you

Santa Fe in Spanish means “holy faith,” and so it is fitting that Santa Fe is a true Christmas destination. Santa Fe, at Christmas, has all the magic, the lights and the joy that one unfamiliar with New Mexico would look for at a theme park, or commercial Christmas display. But Santa Fe is real. The Christmas celebrations are rooted in faith, history and culture. What you will experience in Santa Fe at Christmas is beautiful, authentic and spiritual. Here are some tips on how to enjoy Christmas in Santa Fe.

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Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm: Albuquerque New Mexico find

Entrance and Courtyard

As you drive up the treed allée, you know you’re going back in time. The Pueblo Revival home that greets you feels like an expansive Mexican hacienda. You’ve arrived at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm, a luxurious small inn offering a quiet elegant retreat to its guests. You’ll feel like you’re staying at a country estate in a by-gone era and you are. Yes, you are not far from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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La Paloma de Tubac: A great place to shop in Southern Arizona

Tall Pots at La Paloma de Tubac

There are galleries and souvenir shops in Tubac, Arizona. But just outside the main historic shopping area, down the street from the venerable St. Ann’s Church, is La Paloma de Tubac. You’ll know you are there because of all the enticing pottery in the courtyard. The outside shop is filled with beautiful colorful folk pottery… Read More

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