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Arizona: Best Destination to Travel in 2024

Arizona was the only U.S. state that earned a spot on luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent’s List of the best destinations to travel in 2024. The tour operator highlighted Arizona’s diverse experiences, including the Verde Valley wine-growing region, Tucson’s thriving culinary scene as the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy, Scottsdale’s ongoing sustainability efforts and the new Ambiente hotel in Sedona as reasons to visit, along with exploring the iconic Grand Canyon, Route 66 and Navajo Nation. Read on for the latest in Arizona’s accommodation and attractions…

The Global Ambassador Hotel - Opened December 2023

Oriented around its plaza courtyard, The Global Ambassador in Phoenix offers an elevated hospitality experience with incomparable views of Camelback Mountain. An ideal spot for foodies with five original dining experiences onsite, guests can easily enjoy fine dining every night. Unwind at the ultra-luxe spa before sipping a cocktail and observing the sunset sky when dining at the rooftop restaurant, théa Mediterranean Rooftop.

VAI Resort Brings Oasis to the Desert - Opening 2024

The ultimate desert oasis is the best way to describe the coming VAI Resort in Glendale. With its white sand beaches and six-acre swimming pool, VAI takes a lazy day at the pool to the next level with Konos Island, a man-made place to party. Konos Island offers guests a Mediterranean restaurant, private cabanas and an aerial bar to take in panoramic views from 130 feet in the air. Guests will have everything they need to create a memorable trip thanks to its entertainment epicentre, shopping corridor, ten exclusive bars, and 13 deluxe restaurants. This property and its associated Mattel Adventure Park are among the primary reasons Frommer’s named Glendale as one of its Best Places to Go in 2024.

New Rockin' River Ranch State Park to Open in Camp Verde - Opening 2024

Be one of the first to visit and explore Rockin’ River Ranch State Park in Camp Verde. Spend the day at Arizona’s newest state park and enjoy hiking trails, kayaking or fishing while you take in remarkable views of the cottonwood tree-lined Verde River. Then, have a picnic at this day-use-only park. After visiting, take the opportunity to explore the surrounding Verde Valley for even more outdoor adventures such as visiting Montezuma Castle National Monument and touring the area wineries.

First-Ever Mattel Adventure Park To Open in Glendale - Opening 2024

See the Mattel toys and board games you love come to life at Mattel Adventure Park, the first-ever Mattel-branded theme park opening in Glendale. Join Barbie at the Barbie Beach House attraction where fans of all ages can curate an ultimate wardrobe with Barbie through hologram technology. Then hit the four-level Hot Wheels go-kart track for a thrill before speeding off on the Hot Wheels Twin Mill Racer and Hot Wheels Boneshaker rollercoaster.

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Posted on: 21/03/2024

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