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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #165 on: July 28, 2013, 04:56:56 PM »
Heading now to zion national park what's not to miss?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #166 on: July 28, 2013, 09:22:45 PM »
Heading now to zion national park what's not to miss?
If you're a real hiker try Angel's Landing. AMAZING views but very strenuous. OTW up you're almost mountain climbing on cliffs holding on w/ chains & stuff...

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #167 on: July 29, 2013, 10:11:24 AM »
If you're a real hiker try Angel's Landing. AMAZING views but very strenuous. OTW up you're almost mountain climbing on cliffs holding on w/ chains & stuff...
it was to hard we didn't do it.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #168 on: July 29, 2013, 10:11:58 AM »
In lake Powell today any suggestions which place to rent boat from etc...

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #169 on: July 29, 2013, 01:07:53 PM »
Carl's in Page has very cheap rates. IIRC last time I was there we rented jet-skis from him for $200+ for the DAY. As opposed to other places where it's $100+ per hour.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #170 on: July 29, 2013, 01:08:27 PM »
it was to hard we didn't do it.
So what did you do there?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #171 on: November 16, 2013, 11:24:28 PM »
Dan, this is a Hakoras HaTov shoutout. Last December, I booked a one-way on American/Elal from Tel Aviv to Phoenix, with an 11 month stopover in New York, where I live.  My husband and I just returned from a beautiful week in Scottsdale. It was all free and it was beautiful. We stayed at the Westin Kierland(SPG points), which was beautiful!!! It is a one mile walk to Ahavas Torah Shul. The community there was very welcoming.  We went to Sedona, GC, Frank Lloyd Wright's home, had a massage at the hotel spa, Last Chance and to Chabad and the many delicious kosher eateries. Scottsdale is really beautiful. The way back was free between the money spent on my American credit card and the 10% rebate.  Thank you Dan for all that I have learned from your site!!!!!!

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #172 on: November 17, 2013, 09:23:21 PM »
Dan, this is a Hakoras HaTov shoutout. Last December, I booked a one-way on American/Elal from Tel Aviv to Phoenix, with an 11 month stopover in New York, where I live.  My husband and I just returned from a beautiful week in Scottsdale. It was all free and it was beautiful. We stayed at the Westin Kierland(SPG points), which was beautiful!!! It is a one mile walk to Ahavas Torah Shul. The community there was very welcoming.  We went to Sedona, GC, Frank Lloyd Wright's home, had a massage at the hotel spa, Last Chance and to Chabad and the many delicious kosher eateries. Scottsdale is really beautiful. The way back was free between the money spent on my American credit card and the 10% rebate.  Thank you Dan for all that I have learned from your site!!!!!!
Very nice!

I definitely concur, Scottsdale is indeed a gorgeous city!

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #173 on: December 15, 2013, 01:14:22 AM »
What is interesting to do in Phoenix/Sedona area? I am going with a three month old baby.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #174 on: December 17, 2013, 03:52:11 PM »
What is interesting to do in Phoenix/Sedona area? I am going with a three month old baby.

I'm not quite familiar with Phoenix, although I've visited multiple times because I have family there in Cave Creek 30 minutes north west of PHX.  Sedona is just amazing though.  The views are just majestic.  Though it may be snowing or at the least cold as heck over there.  Hiking trails are legit, but with a three month old baby, I would just check out the views and eat the good food there.  The architecture is amazing and so is the history.  People are just so welcoming.  We will actually be in AZ in mid-Jan to visit family.  Enjoy!

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #175 on: December 17, 2013, 04:04:16 PM »
I'm planning a trip with my wife to AZ to visit family close to Phoenix in mid-Jan.  We are coming from either Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, CA, LAX, or John Wayne Airport in Orange County.  I have Jetblue points for 2 one-ways, Citi AA 33k points, Chase Bold 58k points, Freedom 17k, and Sapphire 48k.  What can I do to maximize my points and get free flights?  I don't have to worry about accommodations, just flights and maybe a car rental for Sedona.  What airlines should I use? Are there any promos (there's got to be alot of holiday sales) that I could take advantage of?  Any advice?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #176 on: December 24, 2013, 04:52:35 AM »
there is a chabad in flagstaff and its really close to the grand canyon so its convenient if you want to make sunrise at the gc

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #177 on: December 25, 2013, 08:57:10 AM »
there is a chabad in flagstaff and its really close to the grand canyon so its convenient if you want to make sunrise at the gc
I was there in the summer and they didn't have a minyan during the week. Call/email the rabbi to find out if there will be a minyan

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #178 on: December 26, 2013, 04:42:10 PM »
booked a 4 day trip business class for $78.18 for me and my wife combined
now time to plan what were gonna do

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #179 on: December 26, 2013, 04:43:56 PM »
booked a 4 day trip business class for $78.18 for me and my wife combined
now time to plan what were gonna do

Same here. Booked 4 days in May. When are you going?