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JW Marriott Desert Ridge Fling & Swing: Book Now!
Thursday, April 10, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Fling & Swing: Book Now!

CELEBRATE SUMMER WITH THE ULTIMATE SUMMER FLING AT
JW MARRIOTT DESERT RIDGE RESORT
PHOENIX – Enjoy a summer lovin’ getaway for the young and young at heart with the Fling & Swing package starting at $169 available …

Riding the Rails of The Verde Canyon in Arizona
Sunday, March 16, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Riding the Rails of The Verde Canyon in Arizona

by Larry Berle
Clarksdale AZ— Clickity Clack, Clickity Clack is the soothing sound of the Verde Canyon railroad train winding its way through the Verde Canyon, sometimes referred to as Arizona’s other Grand Canyon.
There are only …

Family Fun in the Desert Sun at these Phoenix Hotels!
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Family Fun in the Desert Sun at these Phoenix Hotels!
Musical Instrument Museum and Organ Stop Pizza in Phoenix AZ
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 – 10:28 am | No Comment

by Larry Berle
If you are traveling to Phoenix, AZ with your family, there are two places you should not miss, The Musical Instrument Museum and Organ Stop Pizza.
The Musical Instrument Museum is approx 3 years …

Photo Friday: Remembering Thanksgiving in Sunny Arizona
Friday, November 2, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Photo Friday: Remembering Thanksgiving in Sunny Arizona

Last year we went to Phoenix/Scottsdale Arizona for Thanksgiving.  Living in Minnesota, this was a very welcoming treat to be basking in 80 degree weather along a lazy river in late November.  I’m tempted to …

Phoenix Arizona Summer Vacation Deal and Entertainment
Saturday, June 2, 2012 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Phoenix Arizona Summer Vacation Deal and Entertainment

Best Rates of the Year and Exciting Festival Entertainment Make the Arizona Biltmore the Perfect Summer Vacation Spot
PHOENIX – May 2012: If you’re looking for maximum fun and drop-dead rates for a luxury experience, then …

Hotel Spotlight: The Ultimate Summer Fun in Phoenix at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort
Monday, April 30, 2012 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Hotel Spotlight: The Ultimate Summer Fun in Phoenix at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

We had a great time over Thanksgiving at this family resort in Phoenix, and this summer event looks super fun!!
Enjoy a summer lovin’ getaway for the young and young at heart with the Family Fling …

Relaxing Family Vacation in the Valley of the Sun
Monday, December 5, 2011 – 3:25 pm | One Comment
Relaxing Family Vacation in the Valley of the Sun

Located in the Sonora Desert where Phoenix and Scottsdale meet in sunny Arizona, the JW Marriott Desert Ridge offers a family vacation to remember.  When looking at Phoenix family resorts, look no further than Desert …

Wordless Wednesday 11-30-11
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 – 8:13 am | No Comment
Wordless Wednesday 11-30-11

What a lovely view!   Any guesses where this is?
 
Update:   This was taken (with my now-dead camera that was held together by tape) from our room at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ.   It …

Thanksgiving Getaways for Families
Thursday, November 3, 2011 – 6:30 am | No Comment
Thanksgiving Getaways for Families

Katrina Brown Hunt of WeJustGotBack.com shares eleven of her favorite Thanksgiving getaways on Frommers.com.  She says, “Thinking of skipping the big turkey dinner with the in-laws and running away on vacation?”  And actually, we are! …