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10 things to do in downtown Tucson

There is so much to do and see in the vibrant desert oasis of Tucson. Jam packed within this picturesque Southwestern city, you will find endless interesting things to do. From unique cultural attractions, to mesmerizing state and national parks, to some of the best Mexican food in the country, this Sonoran Desert hotspot is […]

15 Places for Incredible Views in Tucson, Arizona

The city of Tucson, surrounded by 4 prominent mountain ranges and located within the diverse Sonoran desert, truly is a mesmerizing place. The gorgeous exotic Saguaro cactus dots the landscape for a truly out of the ordinary landscape. From Saguaro National Park, to Catalina State Park, to the Mt. Lemmon Scenic Drive, the city is […]

Attraction of the Week: Reunion Tower in Dallas

Dallas is most well-known for being home to “America’s Team” The Cowboys, amazing employment opportunities, and Dealey Plaza: site of the JFK assassination. One other thing comes automatically to mind and that is endless suburbia. While the city frequently ranks amongst the country’s most boring due to the seemingly never ending suburban sprawl, there is […]

Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Fall is the most extraordinary time to visit the renown Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. This world-class oasis opened in 1984, making it one of America’s newest gardens. The arboretum is repeatedly ranked as one of the top in the world, thanks in part to the staff & generous volunteers continuing dedication to preserving history […]

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 […]

18 Must-Try Restaurants in “The Old Pueblo”

Tucson is an emerging foodie destination well known for its’ vibrant Mexican food scene. The city is home to what is considered “the best 23 miles of Mexican food in the country.” There are numerous authentic Mexican restaurants, both casual and upscale throughout town. And, if tacos and burritos are not your thing, there are […]

Silver City, New Mexico: A Beautiful Respite from the Desert Heat

Silver City, a small southwestern New Mexico community of just 10,000 residents, was founded as a mining town back in 1878. The scenic community sits at the foot of the Mongollon mountains. Today, Silver City is most popular with retirees seeking a laid-back mountain escape. Due to the proximity of a handful of natural wonders, […]

5 Easy & Scenic Tucson Hikes for the Hot Summer Season

Finding things to do during the summer months in Tucson can be a real challenge. The city does not offer much in the way of world class indoor attractions, however, it is surrounded by 4 beautiful mountain ranges, and thus, offers plenty in the way of outdoor recreation. Unfortunately, temps hover in the 90-100+ degree […]

Tombstone: The Town to 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 […]

Chiricahua National Monument: “The Wonderland of Rocks”

Chiricahua National Monument, a unique natural wonder featuring rare & fascinating rock formations, is the hidden gem of Southern Arizona. This gorgeous little known place is just 2 hours east of Tucson, and makes for a great little daytrip. If you are a nature lover, hiker, photographer, or birdwatcher, you will definitely want to make […]



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