Tranquil Rooms Surrounding Elegant Courtyard in North Phoenix
Greater Phoenix is set in the Sonoran Desert’s northeastern corner, and the desert has a way of making itself felt in every aspect of life here. At the InnPlace Hotel Phoenix North, it's evident in everything from the slender, towering palm trees at the front entrance to the guest-room artwork that depicts rugged outdoor scenes. There's even a kind of oasis at the hotel—its elegantly lit courtyard leads to a multitiered garden abounding with flowers and verdant foliage.
The guest rooms have a soothing, sand-colored palette that also brings to mind the city's saguaro-dotted surroundings. In-room amenities include individual climate control, complimentary WiFi, and tumbleweed loofahs.
In the morning, a breakfast buffet spread features scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and danishes.
Phoenix: Bustling Metropolis and Native American Culture Surrounded by Desert
The InnPlace Hotel is situated on the north side of Phoenix, which enjoys about 300 days of sunshine a year. Of all the cities in the United States, Phoenix is the sixth-largest by population and one of only 12 with at least four major sports teams: the Arizona Cardinals (NFL), the Phoenix Suns (NBA), the Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB), and the Phoenix Coyotes (NHL).
Though the topography of the Phoenix area is all desert, it's by no means desolate. Camelback Mountain is a designated city park area with scenic trails that wind past boulders and red-sandstone formations; climb to the very top for a view of the entire city. Or hit the themed trails at the Desert Botanical Garden filled with southwestern flora such as huge Sonoran cacti and other moisture-hoarding succulents. Either way, plan hikes in the early morning or twilight hours to catch the most stunning sunlit views and stay cool.
For an in-depth look at the cultures of Arizona’s indigenous population, browse the 12 exhibition galleries and sculpture garden at the Heard Museum.The collection’s nearly 40,000 pieces of art range from 500 Hopi katsina dolls to a full-size Pueblo oven. In nearby Scottsdale, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West was the renowned prairie-style architect’s winter home as well as a campus for his architecture school.
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