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Phoenix is a great place to start exploring the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and is located east of Los Angeles, California. Arizona State University adds a youthful atmosphere to the city, with an enrollment of more than seventy thousand students, making it the largest public university in the United States. The city also has a large Hispanic population and is known for great Mexican food!
There are few hostels in Phoenix, so don’t just assume you’ll be able to find a place to stay. Make sure you contact a hostel in Phoenix before you arrive. Things to do are spread out over a large metropolitan area, so if you’re not driving, the Valley Metro provides bus service throughout Phoenix. You can explore the trails on foot or on horseback. There are gorgeous hiking trails at Camelback Mountain, the pueblo ruins at Pueblo Grande, and Phoenix Mountain Preserve. Several stables provide opportunities for horseback riding. For something different, you can take a hot-air balloon ride over the city. Phoenix is also a popular place to begin a Grand Canyon tour.
Like in Las Vegas, during the summer season, you can enjoy a poolside party at local bars and hotels. The best nightlife area is downtown in neighboring Scottsdale, which has been compared to South Beach, Florida. There you’ll find posh cocktail lounges and lavish nightclubs filled with hip young crowds. The Downtown Trolley can take you around the area. Just make sure you don’t get dehydrated on your way back from partying, because the temperatures in the area are often over a hundred degrees.
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HI - Phoenix, The Metcalf House Hostel
"HI - Phoenix, The Metcalf House Hostel is surprisingly hard to find, as no one seems to know where it is! But once you do it's easy to get back to. The Location Bus service in Phoenix is slow, but take the #10 from the central bus station (ask the driver) and go to Roosevelt and Ninth. Turn left, walk four houses, and you will see an unmistakable hostel -- chairs and table out front, Christmas lights, plenty of bric-a-brac and a couch...
Camel Backpackers Hostel
"Camel Backpackers Hostel is located in a well-off, residential neighborhood of Phoenix, ensuring a calm surrounding but without being too far from downtown. The Location As this is a residential neighborhood, there are free parking spots right in front of the hostel. There are buses nearby that will take you to the city centre in about ten minutes. Restaurants, convenience stores, and a variety of shops are present within walking...
Howard Johnson Airport Downtown
"… and complimentary wireless high speed internet. The hotel offers ice and vending machines, free parking, free local calls, business services, safety deposit box, laundry services, and meeting facilities. Pets are welcome. We ask that your pet be in your control at all times and there is a pet fee of 10 Business Centre-computer w/XP and printer Free High Speed Wireless Internet Access in all Rooms and Public Areas Outdoor Pool...
Phoenix Practical Room Rentals
"… Rental needs in Arizona! Fully furnished, newly painted, professionally decorated Rooms! FREE WIFI internet FREE Netflix movies, common area or on you laptop ALL ameneties for your stay Centrally located in the North Mountain Commumity (Upshaw Desert Heights) of Central Phoenix. This amazing desert modern home has been completely renovated...not a detail was missed. The new kitchen features a custom medal island with a Vicking...
Phoenix Affordable Room Rentals
"… Phoenix. All bedding and linen provided Towels provided Fully furnished Living, Dining area and Reading Living Room Fully equipped Kitchen - complete with all appliances, dishes and cookware, Dishwasher Private Professinally Designed Desert Landscaping with Patio Table (seats 6 to 8) FREE WIFI High speed internet connection and Wireless Modem Common area Flat screen HDTV with digital channels FREE Netflix movies, common area or...
Travelodge Phoenix North
"… Sports Complex, John C. Lincoln Hospital, Jobing.com arena, Chase Field, Sky Harbor International Airport and Downtown Phoenix. Our newly renovated property features guestrooms with pillowtop beds, coffee maker, FREE wireless high speed internet and our Solterre Shower experience. Take a complimentary USA Today Newspaper while enjoying our Days Inn DayBreak Breakfast with fresh hot Belgium waffles in our breakfast room. Truck/RV...
Americas Best Value Inn-Downtown Phoenix
"… rs." … "...................." … 424 W. Van Buren Street
"… artwork. In room amenities include CD players or radios or alarm clocks. Local, long-distance, and international phone calls are complimentary, as well as Krups electric kettles, daily-roasted French-press style coffee, choice of loose teas, local and organic food items, and a variety of soft drinks and liquors. Microwaves available upon request. Bathrooms feature Hansgrohe showerheads, designer toiletries, Japanese Toto toilets,...
Super 8 Motel Bell Rd
"… to family Easter egg hunts. If you are interested in plant life, head to the Desert Botanical Garden, an amazing collection of desert flora, just a short drive from our Phoenix hotel. See great works of art from modern and past masters at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary art, or enjoy a relaxing stroll or picnic in their sculpture garden. The Apache Trail, one of the most awe-inspiring drives in America, is just minutes...
Knights Inn Phoenix North
"… area attractions, including Castles N Coasters. Soak up the sun, relax in our cabana area and swim in the heated outdoor pool to feel refreshed. Connect to our free Wi-Fi Internet access from the comfort of your hotel room. Our Phoenix, Arizona, hotel offers guest laundry facilities and non-smoking rooms. 12.27% tax and $4 energy surcharge not included in nightly rate. **Local residents will need to pay a $25 cash deposit at...
Comfort Inn Phoenix North
"… park and Midwestern University. All rooms include coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. Some rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves and sofa sleepers. Non-smoking rooms can be requested # Free Parking- Truck/Bus/RV Parking # Free Weekday Newspaper # Free In-room Coffee # Heated outdoor Pool & Hot Tub Spa # Fitness Center # Free wireless high-speed Internet # Free Hot Continental Breakfast Buffet #...
Phoenix Travel Tips & Suggestions
Phoenix is looking way better from last, the only downturn I noticed is when I looked at an almanac it said its population grew by more than a million! But they added a light rail kind of like trolleys in San Francisco, and I'm liking what's happening.
The best I can say about Phoenix is that I left.
Phoenix is different but good!
— Mikkel - Denmark
Phoenix is a craphole. There are homeless people everywhere you turn and the bus system is bad!
Phoenix area is a place where there is lots to see and to do. The bus system is not so great but it brings you everywhere you need to go -- you only have to have time because they take forever.
If you're coming to Phoenix, try to be here during the first Friday of the month. There is an "art walk" where all the galleries downtown open for free and you can drink booze in the street. There is also usually lots of cool live music going on.
Phoenix is great for those who like sunshine. People are friendly, and the food is great.
The bus station is very near the airport just west of downtown. The Amtrak however pulls up to a spitoon in the middle of a tiny Native American reserve town half-an-hour out of town. This year in Late September, it's still over 100 degrees F every day. Tempe is probably a more interesting place for 20 somethings to hang out. Phoenix metro is very spread out but there are good desert hikes sprinkled throughout the neighborhoods. Just look for big hills and you're likely to find a trailhead. Phoenix is a hotbed for bar culture and you'll not be want for great happening friendly venues no matter your persuasion. September is also a good time to hit town and score a resort job. Apartments are cheap (compared to LA NY or SF for instance) and roomate situations are plenty. Aparently the one available hostel begs an alternative. If you have a car the 'burbs have $2-$3 second run movie houses. Some communities have cheap-to-get-in community pools but they may not be open all year 'round. Scottsdale has an amazing park system, many with wet amenities for $2/day. If you're bold or just bored, drive to one of the many high-end resorts, tell the gate you're going to Human Resources, park in self-parking and find a spot to relax in. There you can have air conditioning in a comfy chair or a lounger by the palm canopied pool and all for FREE :)
— Steeve Travels at YogElements dot com
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