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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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One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous Arizona works, Arizona State University’s Gammage Auditoriumin Tempe, AZ, turns 50 this year. The building has an ... Read More »

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Museums can take years, even decades, of planning.These eight concepts have had a long and sometimes bumpy road on the way to becoming a reality, but we're ... Read More »

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Where to Find Last-Minute July 4th Deals

June 27, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

As with other major holidays like Thanksgiving, it hasn't been easy to find great discounts for the Fourth of July. But if you're still on the lookout for a ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: Kimpton Summer Sale in Chicago, San Francisco, Sedona & More

May 06, 2014 by Christine Wei

Peak season doesn't always mean exorbitant rates – especially with the latest series of Kimpton hotel deals. You do need to be an InTouch member and book by May ... Read More »

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5 Public Pools in the U.S. That Make Us Want to Take the Plunge

May 01, 2014 by Christine Wei

Looking to cool off this summer? We already introduced Europe's most beautiful public pools last year, but we thought we'd take a look at the aquatic offerings ... Read More »

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“Discounts aside, off-season travel also brings more chances to interact with locals and make friends in immersive, stress-less experiences.”

Christine Wei Assistant Editor

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