Is there a more inviting place to spend the holidays than the American Southwest?
Saguaro & Luminarias

I don’t think anything beats the desert with gorgeous sunsets, the night sky aglow with stars, and the warmth of lights and fireplaces with the pinon scent lulling the world to sleep.

The Phoenix area lights the world with over 8,000 hand-lit Luminarias during Las Noches de las Luminarias on selected evenings during November and December.


The Phoenix Zoo could keep the animals up all night with spectacular lighting displays and the nearby town of Tempe creates a Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade, with about 50 boats on the lake for one night in December…