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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #675 on: March 05, 2017, 10:16:43 PM »
Is there a best time of day to do the pink jeep tours Sedona (Broken Arrow)?
Best in terms of?  The only thing I can think of is to go when the heat is a bit less oppressive.  Probably first tour of the day.
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #676 on: March 06, 2017, 04:14:58 PM »
Anyone kayak on Lake Powell before?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #677 on: March 06, 2017, 04:58:17 PM »
Here's a recommendation for those vacationing in the Arizona area (especially in the Page area in the summer):  pick a time and set an old style clock to it.  Sometimes the vehicle's clock is fine, but I'm not sure about newer model cars.  Between AZ not doing DST, NV in another time zone, and the Navajo nation on its own time (Antelope Canyon), we had a hard time knowing how much time elapsed between various things.  This can be important for medical and halachic reasons (we dealt with both).
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #678 on: March 13, 2017, 07:39:16 PM »
Staying at the ARIZONA BILTMORE, In Arizona for 4 days and wanted to tour as much as I could. Want to go to Grand Canyon for one day, any recommendations where to go?  and any other recommendations that are must do's? Thanks!

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #679 on: March 14, 2017, 03:43:57 PM »
Staying at the ARIZONA BILTMORE, In Arizona for 4 days and wanted to tour as much as I could. Want to go to Grand Canyon for one day, any recommendations where to go?  and any other recommendations that are must do's? Thanks!
Must do: Pink jeep tour of Broken Arrow Rd. from Sedona. 
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #680 on: March 16, 2017, 05:32:08 AM »
Must do: Pink jeep tour of Broken Arrow Rd. from Sedona.

Did this on Monday. If you're driving to the tour give yourself some extra time. Traffic backs up pretty badly as you approach the area and parking can take a few minutes. Almost missed my tour.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #681 on: March 16, 2017, 10:55:36 AM »
Did this on Monday. If you're driving to the tour give yourself some extra time. Traffic backs up pretty badly as you approach the area and parking can take a few minutes. Almost missed my tour.
Ok thanks for the heads up!

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #682 on: March 16, 2017, 06:21:40 PM »
Ok thanks for the heads up!
When we were searching for parking, Pink Jeep directed us toward a lot that was on the side street across from them, a couple blocks up.  No charge to park, no time limit, short walk.
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #683 on: March 17, 2017, 11:29:41 AM »
When we were searching for parking, Pink Jeep directed us toward a lot that was on the side street across from them, a couple blocks up.  No charge to park, no time limit, short walk.
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #684 on: March 28, 2017, 01:21:27 PM »
Wanted to give some points from my trip:
Firstly, the Biltmore is a gorgeous place to stay. We had a suite and the room was pretty big.
Ate at segals oasis our first night there. Food was pretty good, people were so friendly and enjoyed.
Second day ate at Milk + Honey pizza store in the jcc, we were pretty hungry after a morning hike on Phoenix Mountain, food was ok nothing special. For dinner we ate at 613 Grill. It's a pretty new place, they said they're open about a month now. They we so so nice. Didn't realize everything closes at 9, so I began calling all the restaurants to see which one was still open. They took our order after 9 and stayed open for us. Really nice people and really good food. Their poppers are so good!  Highly recommend 613 Grill!! The next day we ate at la bellas pizzeria. Also really good pizza and super nice. The guy gave us more food to try and added some extra slices to our order. Really enjoyed this place. The guy at the restaurant told us he also owns Kitchen 18 so after another hike we headed over there for dinner. The portions were huge, we were only able to eat half the meal. So we took the rest back for the flight home. Overall the people at all the restaurants were really nice and pleasant
Reading about everyones shopping experience at Last Chance I knew I had to stop by and see for myself. Figuring it's probably better to go early I headed over there at 10am when they open. When we got there there were tons of people waiting in front of the store for them to open. It was like Black Friday times 10. Everyone rushed the store and grabbed anything they could find. Stuff was really cheap and I was able to get some nice stuff. But be prepared to spend a lot of time there and encounter a lot of people. But worth checking out if you have time.
Overal phoenix is a really nice place to visit and people are really nice everywhere we went.
Thanks for wiki on this forum and for all the peoples help

 
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #685 on: March 28, 2017, 06:30:48 PM »
Wanted to give some points from my trip:
Firstly, the Biltmore is a gorgeous place to stay. We had a suite and the room was pretty big.
Ate at segals oasis our first night there. Food was pretty good, people were so friendly and enjoyed.
Second day ate at Milk + Honey pizza store in the jcc, we were pretty hungry after a morning hike on Phoenix Mountain, food was ok nothing special. For dinner we ate at 613 Grill. It's a pretty new place, they said they're open about a month now. They we so so nice. Didn't realize everything closes at 9, so I began calling all the restaurants to see which one was still open. They took our order after 9 and stayed open for us. Really nice people and really good food. Their poppers are so good!  Highly recommend 613 Grill!! The next day we ate at la bellas pizzeria. Also really good pizza and super nice. The guy gave us more food to try and added some extra slices to our order. Really enjoyed this place. The guy at the restaurant told us he also owns Kitchen 18 so after another hike we headed over there for dinner. The portions were huge, we were only able to eat half the meal. So we took the rest back for the flight home. Overall the people at all the restaurants were really nice and pleasant
Reading about everyones shopping experience at Last Chance I knew I had to stop by and see for myself. Figuring it's probably better to go early I headed over there at 10am when they open. When we got there there were tons of people waiting in front of the store for them to open. It was like Black Friday times 10. Everyone rushed the store and grabbed anything they could find. Stuff was really cheap and I was able to get some nice stuff. But be prepared to spend a lot of time there and encounter a lot of people. But worth checking out if you have time.
Overal phoenix is a really nice place to visit and people are really nice everywhere we went.
Thanks for wiki on this forum and for all the peoples help
Any specific reason you chose this property over spg properties? The rooms look dated. How much time did you need driving up to GC and back? Was there traffic? Did you do the pink jeep tours? Worth it?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #686 on: March 29, 2017, 12:49:56 PM »
Any of the kosher places in PHX on Seamless etc?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #687 on: March 29, 2017, 04:45:16 PM »
Any specific reason you chose this property over spg properties? The rooms look dated. How much time did you need driving up to GC and back? Was there traffic? Did you do the pink jeep tours? Worth it?

We stayed with our family in the villas at the Biltmore last June. They were all recently renovated and featured kitchens - which helped for food purposes. Great rooms. We had a fantastic time.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #688 on: March 31, 2017, 05:36:34 PM »
Any of the kosher places in PHX on Seamless etc?

For delivery?  Fresh Mint is on Eat 24.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #689 on: April 04, 2017, 04:09:58 PM »
Was thinking of an AZ with my wife this summer. Is that crazy (ie. way to hot) and what is the nicest points resort in the phoenix area?