Scottsdale & other Arizona Staycations for the Holidays!


The holidays are coming and so are the relatives!! You're anticipating a Griswold style holidays and pondering how you're going to keep everyone entertained. Or, you're counting the days that all peace and sanity are restored when everyone has gone home and you need a post-holiday mini vacation! Well, Scottsdale is waiting to be explored! Starting with the dedication of the Soleri Bridge and Plaza activities the weekend of December 10th, 11th and 12th.

There is also ice-skating on Marshall Way in Downtown Scottsdale! No joke, Palavela Home presents Winter Enchantment December 2010  They are installing a skating rink in their front patio and will offer skating for the entire month of December! $15 for a 45 minute skate includes skates and 15% of all rentals and in-store sales will go to 4 charities that they are supporting! You can find out more at Palavela Home

You can also avoid all the airport crazieness by looking no further than your own Arizona roadmap and heading southeast or north where you will find some amazing local getaway destinations! It really is the perfect cure for the soul. Not to mention, very wallet friendly and a great way to keep supporting local. Check out Local First for a directory of local businesses and rememberBuy Local Week is November 26-December 5!!

Ultimate Art & Cultural Tours can assist with your local plans too!