2 hours from Phoenix: Splurge on a spa in Sedona
2PM: Lace up for a hike along Margs Draw Trail 163, a gentle 4-mile round-trip with views of red rock canyons through the piñon pines of Coconino National Forest ($5 per vehicle; 928/203-2900).
4PM: Check in to your hillside cottage at the recently expanded L’Auberge de Sedona, where you can wash off the dust in your alfresco shower. Later, wander over to the new Serenite Spa for an indulgent sage body wrap (or opt to have your massage creekside), then kick back on your private deck with a bottle of local wine. Rooms from $275, cottages from $525; spa treatments from $65; 800/905-5745