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Best Hotels Near Wineries

Hipmunk | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

After a long day of wine tasting, you'll want a relaxing place to call home for the night. Stay close to the winery action without skimping on style, comfort or amenities at one of these prime spots for a wine-filled getaway.

The 10 Best Small Cities In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots,...

How Meditation Saved Sarah McLean

Trish Kinney | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Trish Kinney

In person, Sarah McLean literally shines. It is part elegant and statuesque good looks, with her blonde hair and golden complexion. But it is the ki...

Romantic Weekend Getaways: Top 7 Hotels in the U.S. for Romance

Oyster | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When you're in the mood for love but only have a few days to spare, a weekend getaway -- in a destination that won't take all weekend to get to -- is just what you need.

THIS Just Might Be The Very Best State To Retire

Moira McGarvey | Posted 06.08.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

Arizona has been a big retirement destination for many years, and for good reason. In fact, the very first Active Adult Community in the US, Sun City, was developed there over 50 years ago. But the reasons to choose Arizona are more than just the obvious. While AZ has hundreds of days of abundant sunshine and tons of golf courses, it has a lot more going for it than only sun and golf.

A Roadtrip from Scottsdale to the Grand Canyon

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

When my son's run at a national tennis tournament in December ended prematurely, we decided to assuage our flagging spirits by taking a short vacati...

The Magic of the American Southwest

Lisa Xia | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Lisa Xia

To the desert go prophets and hermits; through deserts go pilgrims and exiles. Here the leaders of the great religions have sought the therapeutic and spiritual values of retreat.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Sedona, Arizona

Posted 09.22.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from HuffPost Healthy Living's features editor, Carolyn Gregoire. Of her photo of Sedona, Ariz., she ...

Hot Dog Stand in Sedona Cooks up a New Future for Owners

Christine Negroni | Posted 09.17.2013 | Taste
Christine Negroni

Pineapple and potato chips? Dill pickles and bacon? Wasabi mayo and sushi nori? These are the odd creations that make the little hole-in-the-wall that is Simon's worth a visit. They have incorporated the flavors of the world with the classic American hot dog.

Monsters and Aliens: Arizona's Alternative Culture

La Carmina | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

Did you expect Arizona to have such spooky culture?

Getting Outdoors in the Southwest

Oyster | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Although there may be tons of incredible national parks throughout the Southwest -- including Arches, Zion, and the Grand Canyon -- other lesser-known areas prove to be just as majestic. Here are a few of our favorite places in the region to get fit and reconnect with Mother Nature.

Outdoorsy Summer Travel: The 7 Best Destinations in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summer is the time to get outdoors and get active.

Grand Canyon Bound: 10 Stunning Luxury Hotels within Driving Distance (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summer is just around the corner, and if a trip to the Grand Canyon is on your bucket list (as it should be), there's no better time to visit! Whether...

Filmmaker Shares Backstory on Career and Advice for Others

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory G. Allen

As a writer and someone who has been in the entertainment industry for as long as I have, I can't help but wonder about the story "behind the story" when I watch a film or read a new book.

In Sedona "Everywhere is Beautiful"

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

With the macho pride of desert dwellers, Arizonans remind visitors that everything here will either poke, bite, sting or burn. It is easy to believe. What is more difficult to fathom, but trust me it's true, is that in Sedona, "everywhere is beautiful."

Rooms With A View

Oyster | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Nothing man-made can rival Mother Nature at her finest. For those who love the great outdoors, the most memorable vacations aren't at massive mega-res...

PHOTOS: 15 Hotels You Didn't Know You Wanted To Stay In

Oyster | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

This year you should stop putting that trip on hold. It is possible to go on a vacation staring a design or luxury hotel if you happen to know the right places.

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips From Phoenix

Oyster | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel
Oyster

With a host of museums and galleries, top-notch Tex-Mex cuisine and cactus-dotted landscape, Arizona's state capital is one of the most unique metropolises in the country. Here's what to see nearby once you've explored all that Phoenix has to offer.

Rachel Roy: My 3 Favorite Summer Escapes

Rachel Roy | Posted 07.27.2012 | Style
Rachel Roy

One of the best things about summer is the sense of freedom the sun brings. For me, summer weekends are for exploring and discovering!

Self-Help Guru Guilty Of Sweat Lodge Deaths Plans Next Move

AP | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- Attorneys for a self-help author imprisoned for the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony have laid out ...

Montezuma Castle & A Mom's Magical Gifts

Meg Pier | Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty
Meg Pier

Just as the sparse landscape of the Sinagua is a monument to survival skills and, ultimately, surrender, my mother's legacy will include rising to challenges and bowing to the inevitable.

From Cell Service To Sanctuary

Melanie Nayer | Posted 04.08.2012 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Can a tech-addict who always travels with extra battery packs for her laptop and phone survive seven days in the desert with no cell service and limited Wi-Fi access?

If I'm Wrong -- I'm Toast!

Irene Tanner | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

After decades of exploring the human potential movement and studying many methods of its gurus, I now believe that I have garnered enough information, instruction and experience to edit it all down to some simple guidelines that have proven invaluable to me.

American Indians See Lessons In Sweat Lodge Trial

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.24.2011 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- Self-help author James Arthur Ray faced more than a judge at his sentencing last week for a sweat lodge ceremony that left three pe...

Prison Time For Self-Help Guru In Sweat Lodge Case

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.19.2011 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- A self-help author's acknowledgement that he was responsible for the deaths of three people in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony was ...