Arizona

Tips and Articles in Arizona

HOTEL The Phoenician, Scottsdale ROOM COUNT 654 RESTAURANTS Six options, from Mary Elaine's (French with a modern twist) to an ice cream parlor TOP FEATURES A $25 million art collection; three distinctively designed nie-hole golf courses; ...
THE PLACE Flor de Michoacán 4344 W. Indian School Ave., Suite 1, Phoenix; 623/848-8616 THE DISH: Paletes, irresistible Mexican popsicles made with agua or crema, in a rainbow of exotic flavors. THE VIBE: A riot of tropicalia tucked away in a ...
YOSEMITE Two family-friendly properties—the Argent, in San Francisco, and Tenaya Lodge, near the entrance to Yosemite National Park—offer a seven-night summer package at a cost of $789 per person, double, or a saving of about 37 percent. It includ...
See our slideshow of 10 Great American Public Spaces. It’s a safe bet that when you walk into Washington, D.C.’s Union Station, you’ll be awed by its grand proportions and its hive-like activity. You’ll want both to speed up to join the busy fray...
Lower-priced hotels have long been the realm of Muzak-filled lobbies outfitted with worse-for-wear furniture and industrial carpeting. But the genre has entered a new era. A wine bar?A sleek lounge area?Free Wi-Fi?Walk into the recently opened Hya...
Satisfy your love of everything Asian with the botanically based Red Flower Japan (212/966-5301; www.redflower.com). Created by Yael Alkalay, the founder of the cult candle-and-beauty company Red Flower, the therapeutic potions are inspired by cle...
Can you recommend any great adventure trips to Patagonia? —A.H., VIA E-MAIL Mountain Travel Sobek (888/687-6235; www.mtsobek.com; February 10-20; from $2,590 per person) has a 10-day trip along the Rio Futaleufú, the best place for white-water ...