Post Date: Monday, November 27, 2017
With the dusting of snow gracing several states across
the U.S., Arizonans are enjoying gorgeous sunny days and cool evenings. The
holidays are just around the corner, and despite the desert that surrounds us,
Arizona holidays are a surprising oasis of winter wonderland. The fall and
winter weather alone in the Valley is the envy of the country, with
temperatures ranging as high as 70°F in daytime to as low as 40°F at night.
Whether traveling solo, with the whole family, or hosting friends and family,
there’s an endless supply of fun things to do in Phoenix that make Arizona
If you're dreaming of a white Christmas, take a short drive north of
Phoenix and, Jack Frost will be nipping at your nose. There are some of the
best cold-weather destinations in the mountains of Arizona that house vertical
drops that allow for skiing, snowboarding, and tubing.
Beginning November 22nd and running through
January 14th, take a stroll through the Valley's brightest tradition of the
year at Phoenix Zoo. This beautiful showcase of lights, music, food, and
festivities bring joy to all ages during Arizona holidays.
Another award-winning festival of lights is
the incredible Glendale Glitters. This is the largest free holiday light
display in Arizona, illuminating 16 blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale with
1.5 million LED lights. The display runs from November 24th, where they host a
big kickoff, through January 6th.
Sedona in northern Arizona is a holiday dream with
top resorts, hiking, fun,
Sedona world renowned for its magical vibe, and the holiday magic is no
Experience the classic children's book, The
Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, with this magical Polar Express-themed
train ride to the enchanted beauty of the “North Pole” and Santa makes a jolly
appearance spreading joy and cheer to all on board.
Havasu Christmas Boat Parade of Lights
On December 1st and 2nd, two fun events combine,
camping and a Christmas light parade on water, with the Lake Havasu Christmas
Boat Parade of Lights. It’s sure to delight and impress the whole family. With
more than 50 boats decorated in Christmas shine, the London Bridge channel
brings the spirit of Christmas.
CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink
Ice skating and sipping hot cocoa are
practically synonymous with holiday fun. CitySkate is Downtown Phoenix's
signature holiday destination where ice skating outside in the middle of the
Saguaro Desert becomes a reality.
What golf lover wouldn’t enjoy a nice round
for the holidays? Arizona is a top golf destinations and you can't afford to
leave your clubs at home. With breathtaking views and weather to please, it’s
no wonder why Arizona is a magical destination for the holidays.
The holidays in Arizona is sure to be a magical time at one of the top
winter destinations. Contact us
if you have any questions about the area or to find out more about our
community and what Terravita has to offer.