The Grand Canyon State, Arizona offers desert landscapes, crystal-clear waters and breathtaking mountain peaks. Featuring more than 200 picturesque golf courses that are open year round, many world-class spas, fabulous resorts and countless natural attractions, Arizona offers travellers unique experiences packed with hospitality, adventure and stunning sights.
Phoenix and Scottsdale
In Greater Phoenix, you'll find everything from world-class resorts and fine dining to exhilarating adventure, trendy shopping, modern nightlife, and enriching culture. The area's natural beauty begins with its rugged mountain ranges, the stark Sonoran Desert, the Saguaro cacti that tower over hiking trails, and sunsets more spectacular than you can imagine. You'll find sun-filled days and more than 200 picturesque golf courses that can be enjoyed year-round. Go relax at one of the many world-class spas, go hiking, biking or horseback riding along the area¿s many scenic desert trails, or float up into the clouds in a hot-air balloon. Scottsdale has an abundance of unique places to go and captivating things to see. From arts & culture and cultural heritage to extreme adventure and family fun, Scottsdale has much to offer. Head out to the Grand Canyon for a day, check out Monument Valley, or follow the Apache Trail, all of these attractions are located within easy driving distance from the city. Within the city limits, relaxing in a spa or heading out for a game of golf are both easily done, and done well.
Tucson is a growing metropolis of 900,000 that just keeps getting better and better. The city's geography is a postcard image of cactus forests, rolling hills, and craggy mountains. The outdoor enthusiast can easily explore the many National and State Parks and Forests that ring the city. Lying in the borderland, this is a region that blends the cultures of the United States and Mexico, and has a long history of settlement by ancient Native American peoples, Spanish explorers, and Anglo frontiersmen. The weather here is mild nearly all the time, making it the perfect vacation destination all year-round. Between Tuscon¿s many Spanish missions, Old Western towns, major astronomical observatories, regional gardens and zoos, and research and education centres, there is something for the whole family. Among the accommodation offerings from Holiday House, there is the luxurious Hilton Tuscon El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, as well as the five-star Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa.