From the Road: New York State of Mind

Books, film, music and TV have collectively been in a head-over-heels love affair with Long Island for more than a century. It is no wonder, given her stark beauty, sunny personality and charismatic charm during the summer months — especially along the Gold Coast and North Fork regions and on Shelter Island, away from the […]

From the Road: Music City Magic

If you’re looking to explore Nashville, there’s more to see and do than just the famous country bar scene on Broadway. Nashville is divided into various neighborhoods, which means there is a lot to discover and explore. The area’s fascinating attractions include a presidential home, the deep roots of Southern music and, of course, good […]

From the Road: Another Page

The whole point of going to Page is to experience nature — and the options for doing it are almost endless. Located in Arizona on Utah’s southern border, Page boasts some of Arizona’s most spectacular scenery. Close to Lake Powell’s stunning red rock formations, the area is a summer favorite for boating, fishing, kayaking and […]

From the Road: Winter in Whistler

From the peaks to the valley, Whistler offers abundant activities, great lodging and stunning scenery. And while its boutiques, restaurants, galleries and events offer options for all seasons, winter is Whistler’s prime time.  The host city of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler boasts North America’s largest ski resort, Whistler Blackcomb. With 200 marked runs, 32 […]

From the Road: Central Coast Circuit

Longing for a long weekend away? With three direct flights daily from Sky Harbor, sparkling ocean views and lush hillside vineyards, Santa Barbara awaits! The classic California mission-style city is quaint, with walkable ways to explore both downtown and the shore. Stay for a day or two to take in the cool ocean breeze, then […]

From the Road: What’s New in the Red Rocks

After years of family vacations and college-scouting trips, my husband and I set out on our first solo getaway in ages. We packed two small bags and headed for two days in Sedona. We had been invited to Amara Resort and Spa, which recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation designed to let guests chill out and […]

From the Road: Incomparable

By Andrea Tyler Evans & Tom Evans It’s rare in life that you come across something truly unique, something you almost don’t know how to describe, because you’ve never seen anything like it. That’s the takeaway — in a very good way — from our trip to Amangiri, the ultra-exclusive luxury resort just north of […]

The Posh Playground

By Andrea Tyler Evans & Brian Pentek of Luxe Life Travel We may have the desert living thing figured out here in the Valley of the Sun, but there’s another desert destination along the I-10 to enjoy. Whether you’re up for a fun-in-the-sun weekend or a pit stop on a California road trip, Palm Springs […]

From the Road: Distinctly Durango

We’ve all heard the phrase “there’s something for everyone.” There is no better illustration than the city of Durango, Colo. Durango respects its “cowboy culture” roots and is best described as a laid-back, never-met-a-stranger, dog-and family-friendly place to visit. You can either drive from the Valley, which takes approximately 7.5 hours, or fly direct from […]

Wandering in Wickenburg

Did you know that you can be in downtown Wickenburg within one to one-and-a-half hours from most places in the Valley? What awaits you is an authentic Western experience filled with history, art and a storybook town.  How easy is it to get to Wickenberg for a day, overnight or family vacation? Simply drive north […]