George Phippen’s Memorial Studio in Skull Valley

Last month, AzGetawayTravel ventured to Skull Valley, Arizona to tour the Skull Valley Historical Society’s historic depot/museum, enjoy lunch at the Skull Valley Diner, visit the Skull Valley Polo Club and browse around the Skull Valley General Store. When we first arrived into the small but scenic community 18 miles southwest of Prescott, we had […]

Arizona road trip to historic Skull Valley

Whenever I’d return from a trip to Prescott, friends frequently would remark: “Have you ever gone up the back way? It’s a nice drive up the back way.” I had no idea what they meant. Which ‘back way?’ There are possibly dozens of ‘back ways’ to Prescott when you consider all the forest service roads, […]

Almost like home for the holiday: Hotel Christmas trees

; ; When I saw the Christmas tree in the lobby of the Westin Kierland Villas this past weekend, I was reminded of images of trees from holiday stays at various resorts and hotels over the years. Many of these hotel lobby trees were elaborate, sparkling masterpieces of decoration. Others were homespun and simple — […]

Gift ideas for the geek in your life: Geek Nation Tours

Soon after “The Hobbit” movie hits theaters Dec. 14th, film-induced tourists again will be converging on New Zealand, as so many did following the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. All types of media, whether books, music or film, have always had a influential grip on travelers’ destination choices. Also notable is another type of film […]

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