If you plan to make the trip to Tempe, Arizona, there are several options available to you. But don't wait because airline tickets and hotels are going fast.
For those that wish to fly, you should purchase tickets as early as possible. You can check availability and even purchase tickets online.
Upon arrival at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, check out these great tips for getting in and out.
Also, consider renting a car. The drive will take approximately 14 hours strictly driving time so make sure you give yourself plenty of cushion in your plans.
If you go one way, you can rent a car or motorcycle in Phoenix to get around.
If you don't have any friends or family in the Phoenix area with whom you can stay, you'll need to book yourself a hotel.
Judy Hedding, About.com's Guide to Phoenix, has some magnificent resources for those searching for lodging in the area. Check out her listing of the Best Hotels in Tempe or Scottsdale. And if all of those are booked, she can help you find a Hotel in nearby Glendale.
To See and Do
While you're in town, why not take some time to visit the sites. Judy Hedding, About.com's Guide to Phoenix, has some suggestions for you. Check out the: Fiesta Bowl Block Party, the Fiesta Bowl Parade and other New Year's Eve Events in the area.