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Tips for Surviving the Desert Heat

Average summer temps in the desert can soar over 110 degrees for months on end! After surviving several summers in the Tucson area, I have come with a list of my best tips for surviving the extreme summer heat. From hikings tips, to fantastic indoor attractions to explore, these tips and tricks ...

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20 Spectacular & Free Tourist Attractions in the Southwest

The Southwestern US is home to some of the most amazing natural wonders in the country. From beautiful underrated national parks, to the Saguaro studded Sonoran desert, to ancient million year old red rock formations, to beautiful high altitude pine and aspen forests, there is a gorgeous place to ...

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Dazzling Christmas Trees Around the Country

Frosty temps, the chance of snow, peppermint mochas, 24/7 holiday music, Hallmark movie marathons, shopping deals, parties, sugar cookies, hot cocoa…While all these things signal the start of the holidays, for many, the holiday season officially kicks off with the lighting of a gorgeous ...

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15 Amazing Drives to add to your Bucket List

Taking a scenic drive is one of the best ways to enjoy the natural wonders of an area. While hiking is my preferred means for taking in the beautiful scenery of an area, a leisurely cruise is my next favorite vacation activity. From the grandiose Blue Ridge Parkway which travels through the ...

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10 Gorgeous Gardens to Visit

Strolling around a beautiful garden is a great way to add on a bit of nature and relaxation to any vacation experience. There are dozens of fantastic gardens in cities across the US. From exotic cacti in Tucson, to an extravagant fall pumpkin display in Dallas, to a beautiful bonsai collection in ...

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8 Easy Bike Paths with Incredible Mountain Views

It’s easy today to find a great bike path pretty much anywhere you travel. Former rail trails are often converted into recreational paths. Today, there are hundreds of these rail trails, with at least one in nearly every state. Additionally, beach front paths, preserves, and parks provide ...

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The Best Roadtrips from Phoenix

One of the prime benefits of living in Phoenix is the quick access to top notch vacation destinations. From national parks, to world-class beaches, to the best skiing in the Southwest, you basically have access to a little bit of everything from the Valley of the Sun. Each weekend brings forth a ...

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Nostalgic 80’s & 90’s movie filming locations

The early 80’s-mid 90’s was by far the decade of awesome movies & music. Almost every movie during this time period also had a totally rad soundtrack. From John Hughes classics like Ferris Bueller (my personal favorite), Sixteen Candles & The Breakfast Club, to big action ...

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8 Amazing Pubs to Visit this St. Patrick’s Day

Some of us may only be a wee bit Irish, however, the ambiance and energy of an authentic Irish pub, especially on St. Patrick’s Day, has most of us reaching for a Guinness, green beer, or Fish & Chips this time of year. Parades and Irish cultural festivals continue to dominate the lineup ...

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8 Fantastic Off-the-Beaten Path Vegas Attractions

Once you finally land in Vegas, its quite hard to draw yourself away from the excitement of The Strip. And really, with all the fabulous restaurants, shows, casinos, and endless entertainment, there really is no need to step a foot off The Strip. However, if you have already been to Vegas a time ...

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