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15 Fun & Free Things to do in Tucson

Today, it is hard to believe that Tucson was at one point a sleepy little desert town. These days are long gone, and consequently, real estate prices continue to climb as more and more 2nd home owners flock to the area for a mild winter escape. New restaurants and businesses continually open their doors. Winter […]

Attraction of the Week: Beautiful Washington Park in Portland, Oregon

Washington Park is a massive urban park just a few miles outside of downtown Portland. Featuring the Portland Zoo, the Portland Japanese Garden, the Hoyt Arboretum, the International Rose Test Garden, and the Portland Children’s Museum, it is definitely one of the best attractions for tourists to check out while in town. This is really […]

Vacation Spotlight: Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs is a gorgeous small town in the Four Corners region of Southwestern Colorado. Because it is surrounded by the beautiful San Juan Mountains and home to a number of natural wonders, Pagosa is the perfect choice for anyone seeking a relaxing, rejuvenating vacation destination. The gorgeous natural scenery of Southwestern Colorado combined with […]

10 Must-Do’s in Tucson, Arizona

The Sonoran Desert is the most biologically diverse of the 4 major deserts found within the US. Surprisingly, a diverse range of plants and animals thrive in the harsh conditions. The Sonoran Desert is the wettest desert on Earth due to the strong summer monsoon season. The resulting lushness of the desert is a rarity […]

Visiting the Country’s Newest Aquarium: The OdySea in Scottsdale, AZ

While most of us are more familiar with the top rated aquariums like Chicago’s Shedd or Central California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium, there are wonderful aquariums to visit all over the country, not just in the bigger cities or coastal areas. One really odd place where you would never think to explore marine life is smack […]

101 Things to do in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona is a surprisingly diverse area of the country, especially in comparison to its’ southern counterpart. Instead of the towering Saguaro cacti of the Sonoran desert, you will find yourself immersed in the largest ponderosa pine forest in the world. Instead of 6 months of brutal 90-100+ degree temps, you will find an attractive […]

10 Interesting Day Trips Less than 2 Hours from Tucson

Southern Arizona is the only place in the world where the magnificent Saguaro cactus grows. As Tucson is home to the tallest and longest living Saguaro, visiting Saguaro National Park or Catalina State Park (which are loaded with thousands upon thousands of cacti) is by far the top thing to do while visiting the area. […]

5 Coffee Houses to Check out in Tucson

For most people like myself, a nice steaming hot cup of coffee in the morning is the best way to start the day off right. However, in Southern Arizona, where temps climb past 100 on a daily basis for months on end, a hot cup of coffee may not seem as enticing. Hence, cold brew […]

Attraction of the Week: Enders Falls in Northern Connecticut

Connecticut is home to a number of gorgeous waterfalls, and although most are pretty small, the majority are located in picturesque, quaint forest settings. Enders Falls is just 30 feet tall, although the gorgeous views and minimal effort required to see the falls, make it one of the best waterfalls to seek out in the […]

5 Tucson Holiday Events Not to be Missed

Most of us would agree that Tucson is far from an ideal place to spend the holiday season. Many of us prefer wintry weather, overcast skies, and traditional trees over the desert plant life, brown mountains, and mild climate found throughout Southern Arizona. It can be quite difficult to get into the holiday spirit somewhere […]



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