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Planning the Perfect Valentine’s Day in Arizona

There are plenty of things that you can do around Arizona to make your Valentine’s Day as memorable as it should be. Here are some ideas!

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Hotel Transportation Tips

Visiting Arizona for the first time? Phoenix and Tucson offer the best staycation hotels in the state. Whether you’re travelling solo or with a group, you’re sure to find a hotel that will suit your needs. Just make sure to get familiar with traveling around the city, so you can make the most out of your stay.

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Plan a Fun Weekend for the Phoenix Open

The weeks following the holiday season may leave you feeling a little down – but don’t fret. There is never a dull moment in The Valley. With the Phoenix 2020 Waste Management Open just around the corner, there’s more than enough activities to lift your spirits. Whether you’re a golf fan or not, you’re sure to find something to do during the Phoenix Open. Here’s how to plan a fun weekend for the 2020 Waste Management Open.

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The Best Bars in Phoenix

Top picks of bars to catch up with friends or relax from the stressful week within the beautiful city of Phoenix.

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Events to Catch in Phoenix this August

Events to Catch in Phoenix this August

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Think you’ve seen all of Phoenix? Even if you have, there’s so much more to see and experience with each lively event! Catch these August events in Phoenix to make the most out of your summer.

*Metro Phoenix – Mesa, Tempe, Glendale, Gilbert, Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Peoria, Avondale, Chandler, Fountain Hills, Arcadia, Uptown, Downtown, Ahwatukee *Tucson Area – Oro Valley, Marana, Sahuarita, South Tucson, Casas Adobes, Catalina Foothills, Flowing Wells, Midvale Park, Tanque Verde, Tortolita, and Vail.

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Flashlight Tours

Care for some after-dark adventure? See the magnificent ecosystem of night-blooming plants in Flashlight Tours at the Desert Botanical Garden. You can explore the garden on a self-guided tour together with your family and friends while going up close with some desert animals. Remember to bring your own flashlight! The tour happens every Saturday night, 7:00-9:30pm until August 31. See the Desert Botanical Garden website for details.

The Van Beer’n Indoor Beer Festival

Experience the real, wild and woody indoor beer festival in Phoenix. With over 30 Brewery participants, this indoor festival features bands Oh Allen The DJ, Kim E. Fresh, Dr. Delicious, and Hi-Dreams Collective. Catch the event at The Van Buren, 401 W. Van Buren St. Phoenix, on August 24 to 25, 8pm. Visit their website for more details.

Arizona Good Food Expo

Marvel at the display of tasty, fresh food and ingredients from local farmers and chefs! Arizona Good Food Expo is like an adventure for your tastebuds. Whether you’re a health buff or someone who just appreciates good food, this event is for you! Get to see the city’s produce and ingredients and learn all about the food culture in Phoenix. Catch the expo at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort on August 26, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Visit the event website for details.

Mesmerica 360: A Visual Music Journey

Fill your eyes with color and your ears with music as you experience this magical 360-degree immersive art and music cinema experience. Experience music by the Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist, James Hood, coupled with 3D animated art made by artists all around the world. Catch this event on August 17 and 24, 7:30PM at the Arizona Science Center. Visit their Eventbrite page to purchase tickets.

Matilda at the Herberger Theater Center

Matilda is the story of an extraordinary girl who dares to take a stand to change her own destiny. A very inspiring, mind-boggling, and tear-jerking performance from Valley actors that have been nominated with 47 international awards. Do not miss this! Catch them at the Herberger Theater Center on these dates: Aug 15 – 16, Aug 18, Aug 22 – 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Visit the Herberger Theater website for more details.



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Want a clear price on what your ride to the airport will cost? VIP Taxi offers customers flat rates to Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) based on the zip code of the pickup address. With VIP Taxi’s flat rate, your ride is guaranteed to be that given, fixed cost or less (if the meter is shows a lower price), regardless of traffic! Simply enter the Zip Code of your pick up address, and voila!


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Local Events this Month in Phoenix & Tucson

The month of April is loaded with events and experiences both tourists and locals can enjoy.

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Top 5 Ways to Enjoy The Beautiful Weather

With so many beautiful places to see and revisit, you’ll never run out of things to do. As usual, we listed down the best ones for you! Here’s top 5 ways to enjoy the beautiful Arizona weather.

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How To Make This Year’s Valentine’s Day Extra Special

If you still don’t have anything planned for your date, don’t panic. We’ve listed down some things you can do to make your Valentine’s day memorable.

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New Year, New You! Arizona’s Best Hiking Trails

Arizona has an abundance of hiking trails fit for beginners and veteran hikers alike. Here’s a list of Arizona’s best hiking trails for you to enjoy!

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Top 5 Metro Phoenix Restaurants With A View

The best places to enjoy a meal with AZ’s most beautiful views.

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