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Take a 10-Day Family Road Trip in Arizona

Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Sedona offer a diverse range of activities for the whole family. Start in the Valley of the Sun and explore downtown Phoenix’s museums and parks, then head north to Sedona for a series of outdoor adventures. Finally, make your way back to Scottsdale for some Old West fun. Here’s some more information to help you plan a family-friendly road trip in Arizona.

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Signs of Spring: Arizona’s Cactus League

The satisfying crack of a wooden bat. The scent of hot dogs wafting by on a warm breeze. Spring arrives mid-February in Arizona, when 15 Cactus League teams take the field at 10 ballparks across the Phoenix area.

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Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon

This full-color guide to Arizona and the Grand Canyon includes vibrant photos and 28 easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning. Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon gives you the tools to make your own choices and plan a trip that’s perfect for you, with: Can’t-miss sights, activities, restaurants, and accommodations The Best of Arizona […]

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Sights in Scottsdale, Arizona

Want to know what to see in Scottsdale? Many of the city’s historic and cultural attractions center on Old Town, while North Scottsdale is home to two must-see attractions: the fabulous Musical Instrument Museum and Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home, Taliesin West. Kathleen Bryant gives an overview of the best sights in Scottsdale.

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Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona

In Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona, longtime Arizona resident Kathleen Bryant covers the hot spots of the Valley of the Sun, including Phoenix’s sandstone peaks, the red rocks and vortexes of Sedona, and the best golf courses and shopping Scottsdale has to offer. Discover the rich culture of the Native American tribes who first settled […]