Nine tony resorts provide luxury accommodations for visitors. Out-of-towners can even train for triathlons under the supervision of Olympians at the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain. Spa treatments, plush rooms and stunning natural surroundings help restore weary muscles and spirits at the end of the day.
Residents have captured some prime real estate of their own. A 13,000 square-foot private estate on Mummy Mountain with a citrus grove and panoramic views can cost more than $20 million.
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These terrific small towns -- even now -- boast great job opportunities, top-notch schools, safe streets, economic strength, and more.