Travel to the Grand Canyon this Summer

“The Train,” is departing again from Williams, AZ to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park starting on June 15, 2020. Since it leaves at 9:30 a.m. and returns back to Williams at 5:45 p.m., stay overnight at Grand Canyon Hotel before or after your Grand Canyon Railway journey. The 298-room Grand Canyon Hotel is within…

Escape to the Luxe Andaz Scottsdale Resort

Two years ago the luxury Andaz Hotel by Hyatt took over the Cottonwoods Resort below the picturesque Camelback Mountains. They renovated each of the 185 adobe bungalows and suites, as well as built a colorful contemporary lobby and heated saltwater swimming pools. Driving up to the resort, a restored 1962 black convertible Cadillac, fondly named…

Mommy and Daughter Weekend at the Four Seasons Scottsdale

Driving up to the Four Seasons Scottsdale, a friendly valet welcomed us with a bottle of water and glass of hibiscus tea, before entering the lobby. Inside is a very pleasing signature “desert rose” Four Seasons scent that lingers, as the well trained and attentive staff check guests in. Entering one of the deluxe adobe-style…

Family Fun Activities at the Hyatt Regency in Scottsdale

I knew the Hyatt Regency in the Gainey Ranch area of Scottsdale was family friendly, as soon as the front desk staff offered our daughter a choice of an apple flavored Capri Sun or bottle of water. Next, he asked if I would like a cactus cooler or bottle of water, as we checked in….