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A Road Trip through Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, a small town in Southern New Mexico which has been nicknamed “the city of the crosses,” is a nice base location for exploring attractions in the southern portion of the state. The origin of the name is not known although several theories exist. One theory suggests that multiple crosses were placed as grave […]

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 Odd & Interesting Off-the-Beaten Path Arizona Destinations

It is no secret that Arizona is home to some of the most unique landscapes in the country. With 6 distinct ecosystems, the state is one of the most geologically diverse in the country. Northern Arizona is most commonly associated with magnificent national parks, while the Southern portion of the state is most known for […]

Attraction of the Week: Wupatki National Monument

Navajo Nation, which comprises the Northeastern portion of Arizona, Southeastern Utah, and Northwestern New Mexico, is the largest Native American reservation in the country. As the area covers a massive 27,000 square mile land area within these states, it is not surprising that there are a number of interesting cultural attractions to explore. Popular attractions in […]

51 Fun & Free (or Cheap) Things to do in Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, Arizona is many things including gateway to the Grand Canyon, Arizona’s premier 4 season destination, as well as a popular starting point for exploring natural attractions throughout the Southwest. Located 7000 feet above sea level, the city is the 2nd highest in the US (counting only cities with a population above 25,000). This means […]

Attraction of the Week: Standin’ on the Corner Park in Winslow

Standin’ on the Corner Park is a popular road stop destination amongst fans of the classic 1970’s Eagles song “Take it Easy (co-written by Glenn Frey and Jackson Browne). Winslow, Arizona, a small town 60 miles east of Flagstaff just off of Route 66, is most famous for being mentioned in this classic rock tune, […]

Attraction of the Week: Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend is a name given to a unique horseshoe shaped path that the Colorado River formed near Page, Arizona. This unusual geologic feature was formed naturally millions of years ago. Located in Northern Arizona, a stop to take in this breathtaking natural wonder is the perfect break anytime you find yourself traveling near Northern […]

Little America Hotel Lights Up Flagstaff’s Dark Skies with 1 Million Plus Lights

Flagstaff, Arizona’s favorite winter destination, offers numerous holiday celebrations and winter activities all season long. The high elevation of this small mountain town (at 7000 feet, it is one of the highest elevated cities in the US) makes it a prime choice for snowy winter fun in an otherwise dry and warm state. With over […]

Where Four States Meet: Four Corners Monument

An interesting roadside attraction to visit if you find yourself driving through Southwestern Colorado, Northwestern New Mexico, Southeastern Utah, or Northeastern Arizona is Four Corners Monument, a sight to behold, as it is the only place in the country where 4 states intersect. When visiting the Four Corners monument, you will have the opportunity to […]



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