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Phoenix — Like its namesake – the mythological bird that rises from its own ashes – the Greater Phoenix area rose from a Wild West cow town into the sixth largest city in the country. Today Phoenix and its tony neighbor, Scottsdale, are one of America’s most popular spa, golf, and shopping destinations, attracting more than 13 million visitors annually. Both cities are undergoing a renaissance of sorts. Downtown Phoenix is going through a revitalization intended to make the urban core a place where people live, work, and relax. New construction is everywhere, and a (limited) light rail system debuted in December 2008. Old Town Scottsdale is quickly shedding its Old West theme in exchange for a hip concentration of nightclubs, restaurants, boutiques, hotels, and loft living.

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3 Summer Resort Steals in Sunny Phoenix

April 04, 2014 by Matthew Wexler

While most of the country is craving warmer weather after a particularly rough winter, triple-digit summer heat waves in Phoenix are the other extreme. Of ... Read More »

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Monday Deal Alert: Last-Minute City Getaways

April 29, 2013 by Lisa Hubner

Itching to get away before the summer crowds flock to the nation’s most popular destinations? We've rounded up the best last-minute deals to urban centers across ... Read More »

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40 Sweet Spots for Spring Value

March 20, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

In life, being in the right place at the right time is often due to serendipity, but in travel, it almost always is a result of good planning. To avoid crowds ... Read More »

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6 Botanical Gardens to Visit This Spring

March 12, 2013 by Maryrose Mullen

Spring hasn’t sprung just yet, but we’re already anxious for it’s arrival. After the slew of bad weather that’s ransacked the country, we’re ready for sunshine ... Read More »

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Mixing Business and Pleasure: Quick Escapes in Phoenix

February 14, 2013 by Darren Murph

Much like Florida, Southern California, and the islands stretched along the Caribbean Sea, Phoenix does a fine job of sidestepping winter. As snow and ice test ... Read More »

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