Travel the southwest United States to see the warm southwestern states of Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah.
The ‘Valley of the Sun’ has become a popular nickname for Phoenix and its adjacent suburbs – where sunshine dominates the weather more than 300 days a year. The allure of sunny dry heat and an even hotter economy has attracted enough residents to make this the sixth-largest city in the nation, as well as a prime vacation destination.
Las Vegas Hotels and Casinos are famous for luxury and style. Sheldon Adelson’s breathtaking mega-resort combines the latest technology, truly mammoth scale and the venerable art and culture of the European jewel. The Venetian’s take on Venice is a must-see. Complete with a 120,000-square-foot casino, 17 restaurants, the 63,000-foot Canyon Ranch Spa Club, and more than 50 shops, the Venetian oozes luxury on all levels.
With its 300 sunny days a year, more than 250 art galleries and museums, excellent restaurants, super lodging selections, terrific skiing conditions and close proximity to ancient ruins, natural hot springs and breathtaking hiking trails, no wonder Santa Fe continues to be an enduringly popular destination for families, couples and business travelers alike.
Excitement is everywhere in Salt Lake City, Utah. Like champagne powder piling up in the surrounding Wasatch mountain range Utah-especially Salt Lake City is growing. The home of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City is a modern and vibrant travel destination.