Hip and Cool: Phoenix Top Picks



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Everyone needs a little rejuvenating now and then. Phoenix is home to an eclectic collection of world-class resorts, golf courses, shopping, galleries, spas, restaurants and outdoor destinations. Guests can start the day at the golf course soaking up a little Arizona sunshine, then refresh at spa. An afternoon hike followed by an art walk can round out the day.

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Day 1 - Phoenix


The highlight--literally--of the day is likely to be The Hot Air Company. a romantic sunrise together overlooking the Sonoran Desert, one of the best known hot air ballooning areas in the entire world. The experience includes hotel transfers, a traditional post-flight ceremony with champagne and commemorative certificate, and a sit-down breakfast featuring quiche and chocolate croissants. All major credit cards are accepted.


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Hot Air Balloon Company (The)

Location:

1833 East Redfield Road
Phoenix, AZ 85022

Contact:

tel: +1 602 482 6030 / +1 800 843 5987 (Toll Free)
fax: +1 602 482 8695


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Vincent on Camelback

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Location:

3930 East Camelback Road
(North side of Camelback Road)
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Contact:

tel: 1 602 224 0225
fax: +1 602 956 5400


Day 2 - Scottsdale, Phoenix


Make time for the Desert Botanical Gardens, where you can stroll together through the world's finest collection of arid-land plants from deserts of the world in a spacious outdoor setting. The Desert Botanical Garden has more than 50,000 desert plants on display. Five thematic trails illustrate topics including conservation, desert living, plants and people of the Sonoran Desert and desert wildflowers. The Garden offers destination weddings and receptions, specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, an outdoor café and a botanical shop.


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Marquesa

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Location:

7575 East Princess Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Contact:

tel: 1 480 585 4848


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Desert Botanical Gardens

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Location:

1201 North Galvin Parkway
(Southeast of McDowell Road & 64th Street)
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Contact:

tel: +1 480 941 1225


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The Bamboo Club

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Location:

15236 North Cave Creek Road
(southwest of Greenway & Cave Creek Roads)
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Contact:

tel: 1 602 955 1288


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