Summer is so hot in Phoenix. You’re desperate to escape. 

But … you are out of ideas. 

From a quick day trip in Arizona to a long weekend out of state, here are some of our favorite cool getaways, complete with mileage from central Phoenix and typical summer temps. (Don’t blame us if you hit traffic.)

Topping our list is an Arizona city that gets you into cooler temps in the least amount of time. Prescott sits at an elevation of 5,200 feet, and the mercury rarely hits 100. 

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