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8 Great Daytrips to Escape the Phoenix Heat

While the Phoenix metro area is home to a number of unique attractions and offers much in the way of outdoor recreation, the area as a whole is a bit limited in comparison to other similar sized metro areas. Add in 5-6 months of extreme heat and your options become even more limited. Besides a […]

48 Things To Do In Tucson When It’s Too Hot!

Although Southern Arizona’s hot & dry summer season is often considered to be more tolerable than the hot, humid summers of the Southeast and Midwest, this really is not the case. In all reality, the “more bearable dry heat” is in all reality much more miserable. When you combine unending months of 100+ degrees, constant […]

12 Fabulous Hikes in Flagstaff

Flagstaff is considered by many to be one of the top destinations out West for outdoor recreation. In Arizona, it is by far the best place for year-round outdoor recreation, spectacular scenery, and adventure. Flagstaff is home to the magnificent San Francisco Peaks, which includes the 12637 foot tall Humphrey’s Peak, the highest point in […]

Hiking to the Top of Slate Mountain: The Best Trail Near Flagstaff

The Slate Mountain Trail, located 40 minutes outside of Flagstaff along Hwy 180 enroute to the Grand Canyon, is one of the area’s most under appreciated hikes. The gradual 2.16 mile climb to the top is quite a workout, although the views are some of the most amazing in the region. The elevation gain is […]

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 […]

Buffalo Park: The Best Views of Arizona’s Highest Mountain Range

Beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona, a 4 season outdoor adventureland in Northern Arizona, is located just 7 miles from the San Francisco peaks. At 12,633 feet, Humphrey’s peak, the summit, is the highest in the state. The gorgeous mountains can be seen from several locations throughout the city. The town of Flagstaff is vastly different from the […]