PHOENIX - We are in the middle of Nude Recreation Week, which runs from July 4-10, according to the American Association for Nude Recreation.

There are several clothing-optional resorts in the Phoenix area, including the well-known Shangri La Ranch in New River.

The resort is organizing a nude games event from Friday through Sunday, including a poker-themed triathlon, karaoke and other games.

Other resorts include:

  • Casa Jardin Paraiso Clothing Optional Bed & Breakfast (Phoenix)
  • Arizona Wildflowers (Phoenix)
  • Canyon State Naturists (Phoenix)
  • Clothing Optional Home Network (Phoenix)
  • Casa Cahava Clothing Optional B&B (Cave Creek)
  • Mira Vista Resort (Tucson)
  • Desert Joy Clothing Optional B&B (Tucson)
  • Buff-A-Teers (Tucson)
  • Mohave SUN Club (Lake Havasu City)

If you're interested in a "staycation" at a clothing-optional resort, you can visit the American Association for Nude Recreation's website.