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Attraction of the Week: City of Rocks

City of Rocks, a surreal geologic wonder in Southwestern New Mexico, is one to add to your bucket list of oddball roadside attractions. Seemingly popping out in the midst of nowhere in New Mexico’s isolated desert stand the grand towering rock formations known today as the City of Rocks. Today, these weirdly shaped rock formations […]

Tombstone: The Town too Tough to Die

Fans of old Western classics featuring the likes of gunslingers like Wyatt Earp & Doc Holliday will definitely want to plan a visit to the authentic western town of Tombstone. Located just 2 hours south of Tucson, Arizona, it’s a quick, fun daytrip for those interested in exploring “the town to tough to die.” Tombstone […]

40+ Must-Do’s in and around Las Vegas

Long gone are the days where the prime activity in Vegas was gambling. Today, you can spend an entire weekend in Vegas without even a second thought of hitting the slots ever crossed your mind. With so many distractions around every corner, many people no longer consider Vegas simply a gambling destination, but rather an […]

9 Must-Do’s While Staying in Downtown Portland, Oregon

Portland is most famous for being one of America’s quirkiest cities. The eccentric city keeps true to its’ famous “Keep Portland Weird” motto. An offbeat destination, Portland offers a new & interesting sight at every turn, thus, making it a great choice for tourists seeking a unique vacation destination. From the highly touted foodie scene, […]

White Sands National Monument: Where you can go Sledding in the Middle of the Desert

White Sands National Monument is one of the most unique natural wonders you can visit out West, or elsewhere for the matter. In isolated Southern New Mexico, you will come across a fascinating place where striking white gypsum sand dunes contrast beautifully amongst the clear blue skies of the Chihuahuan Desert. The soft white sand […]

Flagstaff: The City of 7 Wonders

Flagstaff, Arizona is nicknamed “The City of 7 wonders” due to its’ close proximity to a number of fascinating natural wonders. Most of us that are familiar with the city associate it solely with the Grand Canyon, although there are a handful of incredible places you will want to check out on your next vacation […]

A Road Trip through Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, a small town in Southern New Mexico, is a nice base location for exploring attractions in the southern portion of the state. Although the population is just over 100,000, it is the 2nd largest city in New Mexico. Las Cruces is most well known for being home to New Mexico State University, although […]

10 Must-Do Daytrips from Flagstaff

Flagstaff, a small mountain town in the Northern Arizona region, is the gateway to many amazing national wonders, most notably the magnificent Grand Canyon which is just a little over an hour away. Asides from being an easy drive from one of the world’s most well-known wonders, Flagstaff offers a number of attractive amenities of […]

10 Western National Parks to Add to your Bucket List

The Western US is known for its’ many national wonders and is undoubtedly home to some of the most breathtakingly diverse & magnificent landscapes in the country. The West is home to 39 of the country’s 59 national parks, all of which hold their own beauty and uniqueness. Because elevation changes are so dramatic from […]

Attraction of the Week: Tucson’s Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

Here’s a unique museum to add to your Southwestern bucket list: the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona. While Tucson is most well known for the stately Saguaro cactus, amazing hiking trails, and authentic Mexican food, a number of unique museums can also be explored. The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures […]