Here is airport information as well as a list of car rental agencies to help you get around Arizona in a relaxing enjoyable manner.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
3400 E. Sky Harbor Blvd.
Advantage 602-252-4935 or www.advantage.com
Dollar 602-275-0011 or www.dollar.com
Enterprise 602-225-0588 or www.enterprise.com
Fox 602-275-9700 or www.foxrentacar.com
Payless 602-681-9589 or www.paylesscar.com
National 602-275-4771 or www.nationalcar.com
Thrifty 602-244-0311 or www.thrifty.com
Sky Harbor Rental Car Rental Center
1805 E. Sky Harbor Circle South
Rental Car Return
From the south (Tucson, Chandler, Ahwatukee)
I-10 west, exit 24th St, turn right – go to Sky Harbor Circle South, turn left — Car Rental Center is on the left.
From the east (Mesa)
US-60 to I-10 west, exit 24th St, turn right – go to Sky Harbor Circle South, turn left — Car Rental Center is on the left.
From Scottsdale, 101 South, Loop 202 West
202 West, exit 24th St., turn left. Go to Buckeye Rd., turn right, left on Sky Harbor Circle, Car Rental Center on left.
From the north, I-17 (Sedona, Prescott, Flagstaff)
I-17 south, exit at 195-A to 16th St. turn left on 16th St., go north to Buckeye Rd. turn right and go east on
Sky Harbor Circle – turn right – Rental Car Center is on the right.
From the west, I-10 (Los Angeles, west Phoenix, west Valley cities)
I-10 East. Exit at 148. Go south (straight) on the frontage road to Sky Harbor Circle North and turn right.
Follow toward Buckeye Road to Sky Harbor Circle South. Follow the signs to the facility
Tucson International Airport
7250 South Tucson Boulevard
When to Come
Many people have heard about the Arizona dry heat. But, while the Valley of the Sun is experiencing hot, pool like temperatures in the summer, just 1 to 2 hours north or northeast people are layering their clothes for cool and crisp weather. And in the winter, while central and southern Arizona are enjoy mild temperatures and chilly nights, folks in the high country of Flagstaff and the White Mountains are bundling up, sliding down the hill with their sleds or waxing up those skis and heading to the ski resorts for some fresh powder.
1-29 PHOENIX: Mini Music Makers – Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, introduce your little one to the wide world of music through MIM’s early childhood courses, for ages 0-5 years, $12 per class or $40 for 4, MIM.org
1-29 SHOW LOW: Farmer’s Market & Art Walk – Deuce of Clubs Downtown Show Low, every Saturday, the biggest and best festival marketplace in the White Mountain’s, fresh produce, food concessions, jewelry, jams & jellies, soaps, lotions and more, showlowmainstreet.org
7-8 WILLIAMS: 4th Annual Williams Historic Route 66 Car Show – check out cool rides, have some fun and show off your jalopy, classic car or truck and maybe win a trophy, williamshistoricroute66carshow.com
7-9 SHOW LOW: 16th Annual Show Low Days 2019 – City Park Frontier Fields, Derby Down the Deuce, Wiener Dog races; fun zone, arts & crafts show, beer garden and live entertainment, 928-537-2326 or showlowdays.com
7-16 FLAGSTAFF: Duchess of Malfi – Museum of Northern Arizona, join FlagShakes for a tale of fantastical romance and poetic tragedy as we travel to Italy for a poignant retelling of this enduring parable of hypocrisy, ambition, and love, flagshakes.org
8 & 21 PHOENIX: Musical Adventures – Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), kids discover cultures by making music, creating instruments, and exploring MIM’s galleries, ages 6-10 years, $12 per class, $30 for 3, MIM.org
14-16 BISBEE: 15th Annual Bisbee Pride Weekend – celebrate diversity with a street fair, a parade, and dancing in the streets, 520-432-2900 or bisbeepride.com
15 CLARKDALE: Grape Train Escape Wine Tasting – Verde Canyon Railroad, select starlight trips offering sips from Verde Valley wineries: Chateau Tumbleweed is featured, serving up a blend of light and color in the canyon, ranging from bright daytime to rich sunset, from twinkly twilight to magnificent moonglow, verdecanyonrr.com
21-22 HON-DAH: 10th Annual White Mountain Bike Rally – Hon-Dah Resort Casino & Conference Center, bike contest, poker run, food, entertainment and beer garden, 928-369-7576 or hon-dah.com/events-entertainment
21-23 WILLIAMS: 22nd Annual Cowpunchers Reunion Rodeo – Williams Rodeo Grounds, real working cowboys get together and put on a big rodeo for themselves, rodeo performances daily, 928-853-6495 or azcowpunchers.com
22 DOUGLAS: 5K Color Race – 3rd Street, enter to race and receive a color bag, event t-shirt, glasses and get some exercise, greaterdouglaschamber.com
22 PAYSON: 7th Annual Mogollon Monster Mudder-5K Mud Run – Payson Event Center, natural and man-made obstacles wall climbing, mud pits, mud slide, tangled webs, hanging tire hoops, barb wire crawl, monkey bars, and more, paysonrimcountry.com/mudda
28-29 SIERRA VISTA: Hummingbird Banding Sessions – Casa de San Pedro B & B, get a close-up look at these tiny travelers as staff and volunteers capture, band, weigh, measure and release, Sabo.org
28-29 TOMBSTONE: 3rd Annual Tombstone Freedom Days – Historic Allen Street, a celebration of the American Experience, guest speakers to include baseball legend Curt Shilling, actress Morgan Brittany, actress Katie Gill and others, tombstonechamber.com
29-30 GREER: Sunrise Mountain Pow Wow – Sunrise Park Resort, arts & craft vendors, food, competition pow wow, drum contest, gourd dancing, sunriseskipark.com
29-30 TOMBSTONE: Salute to the Buffalo Soldiers – City of Tombstone, the celebration includes street entertainment, a parade, and many other events, 520-266-5266 or tombstonechamber.com
Where to Stay
Grand Canyon Plaza Resort
Located one mile from Grand Canyon National Park South Rim Entrance. AAA 3 diamond approved. 176 newly remodeled deluxe rooms & 56 elegant 2-room suites, kids 16 & under stay FREE, full service restaurant (buffet or menu), indoor garden atrium with 18 ft. spa & Wintergarten lounge (seasonal), outdoor pool (seasonal) and free high speed internet access. Visit www.grandcanyonplaza.com, call 928-638-2673 or 800-995-2521.
Grand Canyon West Ranch
Nestled in a mountainous area at the west end of the Grand Canyon and the Music Mountains of Arizona, Grand Canyon West Ranch is unlike any other. You’ll enjoy home cooking, horse and buggy rides, starlight evenings and western cowboy hospitality. Each evening is a time to relax in romantic privacy or join the Cowboys singing campfire songs under the stars. Only here can you experience a spectacular Helicopter Flight taking you below the rim into the depths of the Grand Canyon itself… an adventure not to be missed! For more information, call 800-359-8727 or visit www.GrandCanyonRanch.com
Red Feather Lodge
The Red Feather Lodge is located one mile from the Grand Canyon National Park. It offers clean, comfortable rooms and a friendly staff to assist you with information regarding the area. There is no charge for children, and pets are welcome. After a day of sightseeing, relax in the outdoor heated pool and hot tub (seasonal). For more information, call 928-638-2414, 800-538-2345 or visit our web site www.redfeatherlodge.com