Arizona Luxury Travel
Arizona Vacations and Destination Information
Looking for a more uniquely Arizona experience? Head outside the city centers and explore the one-of-a-kind communities that hold a charm all their own. From a trail that spans 800 miles, to a county known for its Old West Outlaws, to an infamous highway dotted with kitschy attractions, you’re sure to experience something unforgettable.
Arizona is a state like no other, where modern cities rise out of the beautiful cactus-studded desert and pine scented-forests envelop the mountains. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon, cuts a multi-colored course over 277 miles. Wherever you go you can bask in sun-filled days and starlight nights – from the dramatic mountains of the north to the luminous red rocks of Sedona to the historic old west towns and horse ranches of the south.
In cosmopolitan Arizona you’ll find all the delights of world-class cities. Visit superlative museums, delectable restaurants and trendy shops in Phoenix. Explore the art district of Tucson amidst the cactus forests, rolling hills and mountains. Arizona is a land of astounding diversity – in the culture, in the geography and in the endless pursuits that can keep you busy for weeks on end.
Tucson sits in a valley, surrounded by four mountain ranges that dominate the landscape. The Santa Catalina Mountains’ cool air is a refreshing respite from the Arizona warmth, and its 150 miles of scenic hiking trails take you from cactus-lined passes to pine forests and lakes high above. This mountain range’s Sabino Canyon is quite popular, where you can swim in clear pools and walk where ancient irrigation dams flowed and mammoths roamed. Catalina State Park affords some of the best views of the canyons and peaks, and bring you up close to a multitude of birds and animal species.
Phoenix and Scottsdale
Life in Phoenix revolves around its two major influences – desert living and Native American culture. The capital of Arizona is also the capital of the American Southwest, in large part because of the magnificent nature that seems to ascend all the way to the endless sky. Experience the Arizona desert as the pioneers did – up close – by rafting or canoeing Phoenix’s rivers and lakes. For an even more laid-back feel, try fly-fishing these same waters – where the white bass in Lake Pleasant are huge, and both the Salt and Verde Rivers are stocked with rainbow trout.
The iconic Red Rocks and wine tastings of Sedona are romantic without any luxury add-ons, but those details sure don’t hurt. Enjoy expansive views of the Red Rocks and take in nature’s natural wonders. Sedona allows you to take part in peaceful or adventure retreats or you can have both. Take the day to explore the rich wine culture of Sedona through the Verde Valley Wine Trail. Then, come back to a romantic, candlelit dinner over Oak Creek.