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Try Out Fountain Hills Resort Living with a Glorious Summer “Stay-cation”

Spas, great golf and world class resorts are yours at bargain prices!

(Part I)

Arizona Golf Courses are the Cream of the Crop!Life in Fountain Hills offers the beauty and seclusion of the Sonoran Desert foothills linked to the assets of America’s 9th largest metropolitan area.  Less than 30 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport, Fountain Hills is convenient to the famous Scottsdale area shopping and entertainment venues, the Mayo Clinic and the Barrow Institute, with no local traffic congestion or noise in an affordable resort-style setting.  Summer is the perfect time to “try Fountain Hills on for size.”  Many area homes are selling in less than 60 days but Fountain Hills remains one of the Southwest’s best luxury values, as resort-style pools and outdoor living spaces frame the thousand stunning views in Fountain Hills.

Enjoy cooler mornings and evenings poolside or on the links while taking advantage of “Stay-cation” pricing at some of our finest Resorts and Golf destinations. It’s the closest thing to enjoying the “Ahhhhh” of resort living in these pristine desert highlands.

Air Conditioned Hospitality...Ahhhh!Summer Golf at its finest on a dozen scenic locations in Fountain Hills area.   WeKoPa at Fort McDowell Resort has twice been named “One of the 10 Best public Courses in the Country.”  Summer rates are in the $50 range (more than 65% less than high season), but the scenery and wildlife remains 100% georgeous!

The Fort McDowell Radisson Resort offers complementary shuttle service to the course and is steps away from the Casino.  Special “Bed and Breakfast” packages start at $129 per couple, and offers even deeper discounts for golf.  The $89 summer special includes a $10 Casino credit.

Southwest Inn at Eagle Mountain Golf Club

Southwest Inn at Eagle Mountain Golf Club

Not a morning person? Rates as low as $67 at the Inn at Eagle Mountain let you savor the cools summer mornings and evenings from the veranda of your private Casita overlooking the Eagle Mountain Golf Course and the Valley below. Summer Golf on this stunning course can be scheduled for $45 per round, with “Stay and Play” packages starting at $109.

Special deals at fountain Hills resorts change daily, so try your favorite bargain booking site like www.expedia.com for summer specials.  Then contact us at:  www.sonoranlifestylerealestate.com to arrange a complementary tour of the resort-quality homes available in the greater Fountain Hills area.

River of Time Museum Postcard Design Contest

The L. Alan Cruickshank River of Time Museum is sponsoring a postcard design contest to celebrate its 10th Anniversary. The contest has two divisions. One is open to children of any age through middle school and the other is for high school students and adults. Professional artists and photographers are excluded as are current and former Museum Board members and current museum volunteers.

US Army Post Fort McDowell

US Army Post Fort McDowell

Any medium of art or photography is acceptable as long as it meets the contest’s criteria. Matter submitted must depict the Museum, its exhibits, or the historical aspects of the immediate area including anything from ancient to modern times.The standard size for postcards is 4 x 6 inches. Artwork can be any size as long as it has an aspect ratio of 4 x 6 and will reproduce well to 4” x 6”, since actual postcards of the winning art may be produced. Artwork should be submitted to the Museum’s store any time between March 1 and March 23, 2013. The children’s winner will be able to choose and receive free any book in the River Bank Store and the adult winner will receive a $50 store certificate.


Winners will be notified and receive prizes on March 30th when photographs will be taken for an announcement in the Fountain Hills Times and Museum’s Legacy publication. Local Western artist, Carlos Hadaway will lead the panel of judges. Winning entries and runners-up will be on display in the Museum for a time following the contest.

Native American women in a village scene

Native American women in a village scene

“Now is the time to get your creative juices flowing,” said Debbie Skehen, the Museum’s president. “Draw, paint or photograph something related to the Museum and Fountain Hills Historical Society, and you may be a winner!”

For more information visit the Museum’s website: www.riveroftimemuseum.org