Summer Guide 2014

Hey Phoenix — get out of town! No, really, we mean it. What are you still doing here? It's June, it's hot, and the forecast calls for more of the same till, oh, November. If you can't go anywhere, at least you can get lost in the pages of New Times' 2014 Summer Guide. Whether you dream of spending a weekend in L.A. or buying a house in Europe, we've got you covered. And if all you can afford is an overnight getaway at a nearby resort, we're on top of that, too.

10 Best Staycation Spots in Metro Phoenix

Spend a Weekend at Chateau Marmont

Go to Antarctica

Summer Movies Don't Have to Suck

How to Buy a Home in France

Hit the Road

5 Places to Visit in Arizona

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at