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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. Each weekend brings forth a new opportunity to explore some of the top […]

Hiking Hotspot: Calloway Trail at Picacho Peak State Park

Picacho Peak is a gorgeous state park located on I-10 about halfway between Casa Grande and Tucson, Arizona. This park makes for a refreshing break for any roadtrippers making the lengthy (and boring) drive through Southern Arizona. The striking 3374 foot peak really juts out spectacularly amongst the surrounding flatter desert landscapes. In fact, it […]

50 Mesmerizing Attractions in the Southwest

The Southwestern US is home to some of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the world, making this region of the country a prime place to plan an adventurous, active, outdoorsy vacation. The scenery is so diverse out here that you can go from hiking amongst the cacti to snowshoeing through a pine forest, all […]

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 […]

Attraction of the Week: Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, home to the world’s largest travertine bridge, is one of the most unusual and mesmerizing parks I’ve encountered out West. Located in between the tiny central Arizona towns of Pine and Payson, this breathtaking natural wonder is an easy day trip from Phoenix, Tucson, and the Flagstaff/Sedona area. The park […]

Exploring Gorgeous Walnut Canyon National Monument in Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon National Monument is one of the most beautiful places to explore in Northern Arizona. Located just 7 miles outside of Flagstaff, a day trip is easily incorporable into any vacation. Historic artifacts have shown that Archaic people occupied the canyon thousands of years ago. The first permanent settlers, known as the Sinagua (from […]