Phoenix on a budget: New rail line, hikes, golf
[Source: Terry Tang, Associated Press, reprinted in the San Jose Mercury News] — In Phoenix, there’s nothing a trip to the golf course can’t fix. It’s a warm winter escape for those who can afford a second home, and it basks in the spa-facial glow of being a place where people will pay a lot for five-star fun. But for those with shallow pockets, the Valley of the Sun has budget-friendly options mixing an urban identity with access to nature. It’s not every big city where you can scale a mountain, sample authentic Mexican food, and take in a free art show — all in one day. [Note: To read the full article, click here.]
Posted on December 2, 2008, in Arts and Culture, Dining, Downtown Vitality, Entertainment, Environment, Livability, Neighborhoods, Parks & Open Space, Sports, Tourism and tagged Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum, Arts, Camelback Mountain, Electric Light Parade, First Friday, Light Rail, Matt's Big Breakfast, Papago Park, Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, Piestewa Peak, Scottsdale, Tempe. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.