Fortunately, the United States has no shortage of evocative places in which to tramp. Here are seven of our favorite hiking hotels out West.
Phoenix-Scottsdale is known for its golf resorts and cacti, but there is a lot more to explore: museums, shops, hiking trails and Native American history.
Arizona is one of the major pre-Columbian cultural centers of North America and one of the best places to experience ancient history in the United States.
This Southwest road trip begins in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. We hoped to find a hideaway that would connect us to the area's cultural and natural wonders.
Outside the Phoenix-Scottsdale area are numerous places to hike. The 30,000-acre McDowell Sonoran Preserve is one of our favorites.
A video of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West home in Scottsdale, where the renowned architect wintered from 1937 on.
With its friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, the Desert Botanical Garden is a gem and should be at the top of any Phoenix itinerary.
We were excited to catch up with Debra, our Internal Travel Coordinator, to hear about her five-night road trip through San Francisco, Sedona and Phoenix.
One of the "signature" holes is #7 on The Boulders South Course.
The delightful enclave of Hidden Pond is located 10 minutes northeast of Kennebunkport. With 36 cottages and bungalows set in 60 acres of seaside forest, it is a captivating world unto itself. When it opened in 2008, the lack of dining facilities dimmed its appeal.
[gallery] Mrs. Harper and I initially took refuge in Phoenix's [Musical Instrument Museum] (MIM) to escape the blazing midday sun. But this 2-year-old
The August 2012 issue of Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report, the most respected publication in luxury travel, profiles several small, gracious hotels in the central Italian region of Umbria.
With the holidays over, many families turn their attention to planning a spring break trip.