Arizona for Dummies

Arizona for Dummies

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Whether you want to hike the Grand Canyon, play some winter golf, or relive the days of the Old West, Arizona is great place to unwind. From natural wonders to the nightlife of Phoenix and Scottsdale, this fun and informative guide covers everything you need to know for the perfect Wild West vacation: * Fun side trips from greater Phoenix * Natural wonders including the Grand Canyon and Hopi mesas * Inside tips on the best outdoor activities in each region * Five great itineraries for short and long trips alike * Facts and tips on exploring Navajo and Hopi country Like every For Dummies travel guide, Arizona For Dummies, Second Edition includes: * Down--to--earth trip--planning advice * What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip * The best restaurants and hotels for every budget * Lots of detailed maps
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  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 156.5 x 235.2 x 29.5mm | 734.83g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0764554840
  • 9780764554841

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Arizona. Chapter 2: Deciding When and Where to Go. Chapter 3: Presenting Five Great Itineraries. Chapter 4: Preparing Your Budget. Chapter 5: Planning Ahead for Special Needs or Interests. Part II: Ironing Out the Details. Chapter 6: Getting to Arizona. Chapter 7: Getting Around Arizona. Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations. Chapter 9: Managing Your Money. Chapter 10: Taking Care of the Remaining Details. Part III: Exploring the Big Cities. Chapter 11: Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the Valley of the Sun. Chapter 12: Side Trips from Greater Phoenix. Chapter 13: Tucson. Chapter 14: Side Trips from Tucson. Part IV: Exploring the Regions. Chapter 15: Southeast Arizona. Chapter 16: Central Arizona. Chapter 17: The Grand Canyon and Northwest Arizona. Chapter 18: Northeast Arizona: Hopi and Navajo Country. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: The Top Ten Crafts to Buy in Arizona. Chapter 20: The Top Ten Ways to Avoid Being Pegged As a Tourist. Chapter 21: Arizona's Top Ten Food Groups. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Worksheets. Index.
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About Edie Jarolim

Edie Jarolim has worn many hats -- not counting the sombrero she donned on a certain one--margarita--too--many night... She has a Ph.D. in American literature from New York University (which explains the occasional highbrow literary allusion) and was a senior editor at Frommer's travel guides in New York before being lured by the warm sun and endless vistas -- not to mention the inexpensive real estate -- to Tucson, Arizona, in 1992. She has since written about the Southwest and Mexico for a variety of national publications, ranging from the America West Airlines Magazine, Art & Antiques, and Brides to National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times Book Review, and the Wall Street Journal. In addition to Arizona For Dummies, she authored Frommer's San Antonio and Austin and the Complete Idiot's Travel Guide to Mexico's Beach Resorts.
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