Top Reasons to Go to Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe

Resort spas: With dozens of outstanding desert spas, Phoenix has massaged and wrapped its way to the top of the relaxation destinations list.

Shops and restaurants: Boutiques, art galleries, and gift shops throughout Scottsdale and along the Camelback Corridor offer yet another way to retreat and relax in the Valley of the Sun. A thriving restaurant scene provides a perfect end to a day of retail therapy.

The Heard Museum: This small but world-renowned museum elegantly celebrates Native American people, culture, art, and history.

The great outdoors: Sure there's urban sprawl, but Phoenix also has cool and accessible places to get away from it all, like the Desert Botanical Garden, Papago Park, Tempe Town Lake, and mountain and desert preserves.

Golf: All year long, links lovers can take their pick of top-rated public and private courses—many with incredibly spectacular views.

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