Scottsdale like and should I plan a day trip there while in the Phoenix
Many people relocate to
Scottsdale as it is currently experiencing a real estate boom.
Most visitors come to Scottsdale to wander through its popular
known as "Old Town" for its early 20th century
buildings (and others built to look old).
its home to a lot of upscale galleries and gift
Where are the nice resorts to
stay at in Phoenix and can I stay there at a
Phoenix is known for its
numerous lavish resorts which are basically vacation
themselves, complete with restaurants, pools, spas and golf courses.
of Phoenix's resorts are located off of Camelback Rd
north of downtown. Note that
room rates can drop
dramatically during the summer making these luxurious properties
almost a bargain.
We were in Phoenix last year
the first week of July and loved the weather. I
just missed the monsoon weather. We are planning on returning
to late July this year. What will the weather be? Will it rain every
Actually, our Monsoon season
does not begin until July and does not end until Sept. It
rains everyday in Phoenix anyway. Monsoon rains are usually only in the
afternoon, and last only a couple of hours. In fact, you
can see them coming in.
Tucson, which receives much more
monsoon rain, is lucky to get that 2 times a week.
So have no
fear! Unless its one of those very freak years the rains will not wreck
week, no matter when you come. I hope this
would like to visit Phoenix in late July, but I hear there is not much to
outdoors because of the extreme heat. Please let me know what
there is to do.
Yes the heat can be quite
extreme. So locals just wake earlier and go to bed earlier. (if
your the outdoorsy type) Nothing is closed due to the heat. We are
used to it.
However, when you visit make sure you drink lots of
water. You will never feel the
evaporation. Many hikers visiting
during our summers have died due to this quick
is a pretty large water park in Tempe, Castles n Coasters, a small
theme park off 17, many of the Parks have ponds/lakes and picnic
areas. For indoors
there is always shopping, skate parks, wine
tasting, or go to the cooler areas of the
state. Hope this