By Tanjot Bhatia
Phoenix
Arizona
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Set in a desert, Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and the fifth most populated city in US. Known for sunshine throughout the year, the temperature averages in the comfortable 60’s and 70’s most of the year, except the three hot summer months, where it stays over 100 degrees, usually topping off at 120. The rich amount of sunshine has lead Phoenix to be a haven for golf lovers during the non-summer months.

Getting there is easy, with the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) located in a very central location, close to all main highways. US Airways, Southwest and other major carriers fly nonstop to Phoenix everyday from all corners of US. It is one of the most modern airports in US, and even offers free Wi-Fi. You can reserve your flight using our website’s flight search feature available at: (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php).

For someone interested in a road trip, Phoenix is also close enough to Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas to drive in. During the drive, you will witness amazing forests of Saguaros and Joshua trees along the highway, and breathtaking sand dunes if you’re driving in from San Diego.

There are many choices for staying in Phoenix, ranging from luxurious golf resorts and boutique hotels to economical chain hotels. You can search for the best prices for your stay conveniently on our website’s hotel search engine at (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl). Make sure to check out Candlewood Suites, which is EscapeWizard.com's top selection.

Phoenix has a rich cultural history, and you can visit many of its attractions to learn more about it.  Some of the more popular museums are Heard Museum - it has more than 30,000 pieces of cultural art, Phoenix Art Museum – it’s the biggest destination of visual art in the Southwest with over 18,000 works of art from around the world, Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum – it has over 3000 specimen of rocks, minerals and fossils to help describe Arizona’s rich mining history, and the latest attraction is the Musical Instrument Museum – which has over 13000 musical instruments from all over the world.

You can also visit the Desert Botanical Garden in the Papago Park, which has an amazing collection of exotic and rare desert plants spread out over 50 acres.  You can visit the Phoenix Zoo, especially in the winters when it has the famous Zoolights. At nights, you can catch a game in one of the sports arenas in Phoenix. Scottsdale’s Old Town is a perfect place to get the perfect dinner followed by a night in some snazzy nightclubs. If you’re feeling for a culinary adventure, try some rattlesnake offered in many steakhouses all over the Valley of the Sun (that’s what Phoenix metro area is known as).

After you’ve seen most of the sights in Phoenix, played golf and relaxed in the salons of the many famous resorts, it might be the right time to soothe your soul and take a weekend trip to Sedona and Grand Canyon. Sedona is about 2 hours drive from Phoenix and its home to some amazing drives with views of the famous red rock mountains. There’s a plethora of activities to indulge in such as Jeep tours to the ancient Indian ruins, hiking on the many trails, hot balloon rides and the SlideRock state park. You can drive further via Oak Creek Canyon and Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon, to witness the most breathtaking natural spectacle. There are many things to do in the Grand Canyon town including the IMAX Theater.

Overall, EscapeWizard.com assures you that a trip to Phoenix will be worth your time, and will rejuvenate your body and your soul.
Hotels in Phoenix
By Doree Simon
Homewood Suites by Hilton Phoenix Airport South
4750 East Cotton Center Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ
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If you're looking for an upscale, affordable and supremely comfortable place to stay during your next trip to Phoenix, Arizona, look no further than the Homewood Suites by Hilton Phoenix Airport South Hotel. Ideal for long and short-term stays, this all-suite hotel will be your home away from home while in the Valley of the Sun.

Located just minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Homewood Suites by Hilton offers complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the airport. The hotel is also conveniently close to many of Phoenix's most popular attractions, including the Phoenix Zoo, Arizona State University, various popular sporting venues, Desert Botanical Gardens, Scottsdale Fashion Square, and many world-class golf courses.

Guests will wake up each morning to a complimentary hot buffet breakfast and end their days with a delicious meal at one of the many nearby restaurants or at the hotel itself. On Monday through Thursday, guests can attend the hotel's Welcome Home Reception, where they will enjoy a free dinner with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Phoenix makes the comfort of its guests a priority. Each suite comes standard with a fully equipped kitchen, complete with a full-size refrigerator, microwave, cook top, coffee maker and dishwasher. Suites also provide guests with LCD flat screen TVs with On-Demand movies, MP3 players, complimentary wireless and
hardwire internet connection, phones, and weekday deliveries of USA Today.

The hotel provides many amenities for business travelers, including a 24-hour Executive Center. The University of Phoenix and Naumann Hobbs are just two of many nearby businesses, and the hotel's friendly front desk staff can help with arranging transportation, as well as any other guest needs, including 3 p.m. check-in and 12 p.m. check-out.

All guests will enjoy the relaxing pool and spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, gorgeous tiered gazebo and many other hassle-free services and amenities offered by the hotel. Be sure to book your next trip to Phoenix through EscapeWizard.com today! You are sure to feel right at home at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Phoenix Hotel. Click here (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to book today.
Hotels in Phoenix
By Jessica Beck
Candlewood Suites
11411 North Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, AZ
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Surrounded by sports complexes and business centers along with shops and recreation close by, the Candlewood Suites hotel is the perfect accommodation for anyone visiting Phoenix. For work or play, it is convenient to all, even pets!

Wake up feeling refreshed and carefree in your cozy bedroom as Candlewood Suites accommodates your every need. Curl up with your complimentary morning newspaper delivered right to your doorstep. Make a fresh cup of coffee in your convenient coffee maker. Prepare breakfast in your fully-stocked kitchen complete with pots and pans, serving dishes, full-sized refrigerator, silverware, stove, toaster, plates, and glassware. No need to fret over scrubbing dirty dishes or hand-drying—pop your dirty dishes in your dishwasher that Candlewood conveniently provides for you. Thinking of every possible way to make your trip as stress-free and relaxing as possible, it comes as no surprise that Candlewood provides you with an iron and ironing board to smooth out any unexpected travel wrinkles that you may encounter. Wind down in a relaxing bath after a day of business meetings or— if you are one of the lucky ones—exploring the city. Snuggle up in your plush bed to your favorite television show or favorite movie. Fall asleep with ease knowing Candlewood promises you peace of mind.

Candlewood Suites does not disappoint its guest when it comes to hotel amenities. Take a dip in the outdoor pool, play volleyball or basketball on the courts, unwind in the soothing whirlpool, relieve travel jitters or work stress in the fitness facility or ask the hotel concierge about the off-site 24-hour fitness center affiliate. With a park waiting directly behind the hotel, Candlewood provides the perfect arena for active families and children to play soccer in or to relax in. Treat yourself to a snack or grab a meal to-go at the Candlewood Cupboard—with no item costing more than five dollars, Candlewood saves you both time and money.

Enjoy a stress-free stay at this conveniently located hotel. Click on the following link and book your stay at Candlewood Suites Phoenix today with EscapeWizard.com (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Phoenix
By Jessica Beck
Hilton Phoenix Airport
2435 South 47th Street, Phoenix, AZ
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Only a 1.5 mile complimentary shuttle ride from the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, this Hilton provides convenience for all. With over 10 different types of suites to choose from and over 250 rooms, the Hilton has the perfect room waiting just for you. Hilton is always thinking of ways to ease travel stresses and continues this promise by allowing your special, fluffy best friend to come along on the vacation as well. Yes that’s right—all pets under 75 pounds are allowed to stay with Hilton too!

Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, relieve any stresses or jitters with a dip in the sparkling and refreshing outdoor pool. Hit the gym for a rejuvenating workout in Hilton’s technologically-advanced fitness center. Feel free to peruse the gift shop or ask the concierge at the guest activity desk any questions you may have concerning facilities available to you or ask about the local buzz. Hilton provides all of your needs for your business endeavors while staying in Phoenix at its Business Center. Hilton always makes sure to give its guests options. Choose from two mouth-watering restaurants—the Rimrock Bar and Grille open for lunch and dinner (which also provides complimentary wireless access) or the Rennicks Southwestern Bistro which is open for all three meals of your day.

You will rise and shine each morning in your plush Serta Serenity Bed made especially for all of Hilton’s guests. Pamper yourself with luxury Crabtree & Evelyn® bath products. Curl up with a cup of freshly brewed coffee from your state-of-the-art coffee maker and a crisp, delivered-right-to-your-door USA Today newspaper. Upgrade to an Executive Level room or suite and relax in a plush complimentary bathrobe, feast on a delectable continental breakfast, and in the evening stretch out on a comfy sofa bed and watch your favorite premium cable shows. You can also join other guests in the Executive Lounge for delicious evening hors d’oeuvres.

Enjoy an unparalleled experience and stay at this conveniently located hotel.  Click on the following link and book your stay at Hilton Phoenix Airport today with EscapeWizard.com (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
 
Hotels in Phoenix
By Doree Simon
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ
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Guests of the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel are treated to the most modern accommodations in a prime Phoenix location, directly next to the Phoenix Convention Center. With 1,000 guest rooms and suites, this pet-friendly, non-smoking Sheraton is the largest hotel in Phoenix.

Just a short distance from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the Sheraton is in a perfect location for travelers of all ages and interests. Guests have easy access to attractions such as Chase Field, U.S. Airways Arena, Phoenix Museum of Art, the Children's Museum, Arizona State University Downtown Campus, and the breathtaking Desert Botanical Gardens.

The hotel itself was designed to make guests feel the comforts of home and the luxury of a vacation. A convenient business center is available for use 24-hours a day, and the state-of-the-art workout area and outdoor heated lap pool provide guests with a place to work off stress. After a good workout, visitors can relax on the pool deck or stop in the Link Cafe for a latte and quick snack, free internet access, printing, board games, and internet work stations. The lobby bar, Park Lounge, is a great place to have a cocktail, and the on-site restaurant, District American Kitchen and Wine Bar, is delicious and ecofriendly.

Each room at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel provides a luxurious yet cozy place guests to relax. Plush bedding, complimentary bath amenities, 32" flat screen TVs with cable channels, hairdryers, bathrobes, telephones with dataports and voicemail, coffee makers, 24-hour room service, refrigerators, in-room safes, individual climate control, and high speed internet access are just some of the amenities that come standard in each room. Guests can upgrade to experience a Club Room and gain access to the Sheraton Club Lounge. This upgrade also includes complimentary breakfast and hors d'oeuvres.

With 80,000 square feet of meeting space and up-to-date audio/visual equipment, the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel is one of the best gathering spots in the city. The spacious grand ballroom is ideal for celebrating weddings, and the various types of other meeting spaces make the venue flexible for work-related meetings of any type.

The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel welcomes you with all the amenities modern travelers need and an attentive staff to help with check-in at 3p.m., check-out at noon, and all other guest needs. Experience Phoenix's largest hotel by booking your next trip through EscapeWizard.com (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) today!
Hotels in Phoenix
By Sarah Hay
Westin Phoenix Downtown
333 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
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In the Valley of the Sun, there is an oasis in the desert of Arizona, found in the Westin Phoenix downtown. Located just five miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and set in the center of the business district, the Westin Phoenix excels in relaxation.  The Phoenix Art Museum, the Heard Museum, Scottsdale Stadium, Symphony Hall and some of the best shopping and dining in the area can all be found near this downtown escape from the ordinary.

All 242 rooms at the Westin Phoenix are nonsmoking, and offer Westin Heavenly Beds®, as well as 24 hour room service, superior bath amenities such as bathrobes and hairdryers, and club level and city view rooms, along with connecting rooms, are available. If you’re bringing along your family, Heavenly Cribs® are available, and if your family puppy is joining the group, there’s even a Heavenly Dog Bed as well. Complimentary weekday newspapers are delivered, and cordless speakerphones come standard in all rooms. ‘

The Westin Phoenix provides guests with laundry and valet services, along with luggage, shoe shine, and concierge services, to help you make the most of your stay in Phoenix. There is a WestinWORKOUT® gym on site, along with a lapis pool and sun terrace for relaxing. Province, the hotel’s restaurant, and its companion lounge, offer casual American dining and drinks seven days a week, and if you need to connect for business, there is wireless and wired high speed Internet service offered at the hotel’s Club Lounge.

If you need ample space to host your next business meeting or special event, the Westin Phoenix has eight meeting spaces, providing over 11,000 square footage of event space. Make sure to plan to stay at the Westin Phoenix downtown, the next time you need a getaway within the city. Let the folks at EscapeWizard.com get a great rate for less, by clicking here: (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Phoenix
By Keleigh M. Quinn
Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport
3422 East Elwood Street, Phoenix, AZ
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The Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport is the perfect combination of convenience and luxury. This beautifully decorated hotel offers a home-like atmosphere while making it easy to travel around the area. There is a complimentary airport shuttle to bring you to and from the airport 24 hours a day. There are also shuttles that will bring you to and from downtown Tempe and to the Metro light rail station every day until 1 a.m. If you have some downtime, you can visit the Tempe Marketplace, PF Chang’s Rock and Roll Arizona Marathon or catch a Phoenix Suns or Diamondbacks’ game.

This all suite hotel will provide you with plenty of space to relax and get work done during your stay. All of the suites have a King bed as well as a sleeper sofa in a separate parlor area. This makes an ideal place to meet with coworkers or friends. You will also find a full kitchen, complete with stove and refrigerator, so you can make meals in your room. The high definition televisions feature cable channels, including HBO. There is also complimentary high speed internet access to keep you connected.

If you would like to dine outside of your room, you can visit the Great American Grill for breakfast, lunch or dinner. A breakfast buffet is served daily, and you can sample American cuisine with a Southwestern twist throughout the day. The Pavilion Lounge is located next to the restaurant and is a great place to grab a drink at the end of the day. If you are looking for something more low key, the Pavilion Pantry is open 24 hours and sells frozen meals and snacks.

Take some time to enjoy the beautiful outdoor pool and walking path. There is also a fully equipped fitness center on site. A 24 hour Business Center is available for all of your needs, and the hotel offers several meeting and event spaces for your convenience.

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