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Valley Pokémon Go map helps you ‘Catch ’em all!’

Updated Dec. 6 with a new map If you use Facebook, or even glance at the news, you know that there's a new craze from game-giant Nintendo called Pokémon Go. This smartphone app lets you play...
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5 great day trips from the Valley

Wanna get away? The road to adventure is not far by car with day trips abound from the Valley of the Sun. From Bisbee to Tombstone, there is much to explore with Arizona’s history,...
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7 unusual places to stay in Phoenix

The next time you visit Phoenix, or take a staycation, forget the usual places you stay. Check out these accommodations that are sure to make your trip more memorable. 1. Step back in time Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn. OK,...
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7 tips to survive summer in Phoenix

Whether you're in Phoenix for a few days in June, July or August or you're about to spend your first entire summer in the Valley, you're going to experience our infamous heat. The average temperature in...
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The Climb: 5 fairly easy hikes for beginners in the Valley

Ranked as one of the best hiking cities in America by National Geographic, the Phoenix area offers plenty of sloped ground to cover. That's great for the experienced hiker, but it leaves a novice hikers...

5 spots in the Valley to get your laugh fix

Whether you’re in the mood for dinner and a show or a local hangout spot, there’s a place for everyone to get their laugh fix. If you’re looking for a funny night out, check out...
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10 Valley farmers markets for fresh food and fun

Farmers markets are a true win-win for both producers and buyers. They allow local vendors to more easily sell their produce and other homegrown products, and shoppers can benefit from buying their food straight...
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5 Arizona natural wonders that aren’t the Grand Canyon

Don't get us wrong; the Grand Canyon easily deserves its place as one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. But its popularity does make Arizona sound like a bit of a one-hit wonder....
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Ooh and aah: 30 spectacular Fourth of July fireworks shows in Phoenix

To celebrate America's 241st birthday, the Valley boasts more than two dozen events that offer food, games, music and dazzling fireworks displays. Click an icon on the map below to learn more, or read on...
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5 fun Valley bars to visit if you DON’T want to drink

For whatever reason, you've decided not to drink this evening, but your friends are still dragging you out to the bars anyway. Cue a few hours of loud music, shouted conversation and watching everyone...

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