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The top spas in ArizonaYou don’t have to hit the hiking trails to experience the Sonoran Desert’s raw power. Relaxation centres all around Arizona are harnessing the area’s natural ingredients with treatments that tone, buff and cleanse. Take a look at the top spas in Arizona for desert-inspired indulgence.

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A Neighbourhood Guide to Downtown ScottsdaleLike much of Phoenix and its surrounding cities, Scottsdale started as a small farming community in the late 1800s. What was once a modest citrus-producing outpost is now one of Arizona's most popular destinations, drawing travellers to downtown Scottsdale with its line-up of plush hotels, chef-driven restaurants and glitzy nightlife.

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Running the Grand CanyonThere are a number of ways to see the Grand Canyon. You can fly high above on an air tour, perch on one of its three distinct rims, even gaze deep into its red rock depths from the all-glass Skywalk platform. But it just doesn’t get more exhilarating than running the Grand Canyon.

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Why You Should Visit the Phoenix Lakes

by Katarina June 2014 - last edited October

Why You Should Visit the Phoenix Lakes

The Sonoran Desert is far from barren! Surrounded by six lakes, Phoenix offers plenty of opportunity for aquatic voyages. From stand up paddle boarding to water skiing, the possibilities are as vast as the Arizona horizon. Here are some suggestions on the more unique locations and activities on offer at the Phoenix Lakes.

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The Sonoran Desert: Outdoor Adventures in Phoenix

by Katarina April 2014 - last edited October

Phoenix Destinations: 10 things to do in the desertThe great thing about visiting a city like Phoenix is that you don’t have to journey far to find adventure. In Phoenix, nature is all around and outdoor fun is just a short drive away.

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Arizona Desert Pictures: Movies in Phoenix

by Katarina March 2014 - last edited October

Arizona Desert Pictures | Movies in PhoenixIt’s arguably one of the most iconic film scenes of all time: Thelma and Louise, in a final show of solidarity, hightailing it in their blue T-Bird off the edge of the Grand Canyon. Not to break your heart or anything, but those scenes? Well, they were actually filmed in the deserts of Utah. But the silver lining here is that many of your favourite Arizona silver screen moments do really showcase the Grand Canyon State. Take a look at our favourite Arizona desert cameos.

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