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Walking in a Winter Wonderland: 10 places to see snow in Arizona

Images of Saguaro cacti, sagebrush, and beautiful mountains often come to mind first when thinking of Arizona. And, of course, who doesn’t associate the desert with insane summer heat?! We have all seen the skeleton “But it’s a dry heat” joke. However, temps are actually quite enjoyable throughout the winter season (averaging 60-70 degrees with […]

15 Amazing Fall Color Hikes

Fall is the best time of year for much of the country. Crisp cool weather and sunny skies, bright golden foliage, and pumpkin spice everything. The leaves transition into a colorful medley of hues, transforming the green forest into a picture-perfect fall painting. Hiking is the best way to soak in the glorious colors of […]

20 Most Spectacular Places in Arizona

Arizona is one of the most beautiful states in the entire country. While thoughts of dry barren landscapes and sagebrushes tumbling in the wind may come to mind, the desert is so much more than just that. The Sonoran Desert truly is enchanting with exotic plant life not found anywhere else in the world. And, […]

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 snowy pine forest, […]

7 Charming Small Towns in Arizona

Sprawled out cacti & palm tree loaded metropolises like Phoenix and Tucson usually come to mind first when picturing Arizona. While these 2 massive metros area take up the majority of the Southern portion of the state, there is another side to Arizona that many non-locals are unaware of. A number of charming small cities […]

9 Things to do this Winter in Flagstaff, Arizona

Arizona locals (and those tourists who have visited the Northern Arizona region during the winter season) are probably well aware of Northern Arizona’s reputation as one of the Southwest’s most spectacular winter destinations. To those not familiar with the diverse terrain that makes up Arizona, thoughts of cacti, sagebrush, and palm trees may be the […]

Arizona Snowbowl in the Fall: Shimmering Golden Aspens Everywhere

Flagstaff, Northern Arizona’s most populated high altitude city, is most well-known for being located in the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. At 7000 feet in elevation, the scenery is quite different than the rest of Arizona. Tourists from Southern Arizona and all over the West flock here each summer to enjoy cool recreation in the […]

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 […]

Arizona Snowbowl: The Coolest Place in Arizona

Skiing, snow, cool summer temperatures, and majestic pine covered mountains…these things do not typically spring to mind when thinking of Arizona. Rather, cactus, brutal 100+ degree summers, and dry, dusty desert scenery are often the only thing people think of when they hear Arizona. However, those who live in or have traveled outside of Phoenix know that […]

21 Ways to Save on your Grand Canyon Vacation

As one of the most spectacular wonders of the world, the magnificent Grand Canyon draws in millions of visitors per year. Tourists come from all over the world to marvel at the beauty of this stunning 277 mile long, 1 mile deep canyon, which was formed 6 million years ago from ongoing erosion from the Colorado […]