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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, […]

Visiting the Country’s Newest Aquarium: The OdySea in Scottsdale, AZ

While most of us are more familiar with the top rated aquariums like Chicago’s Shedd or Central California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium, there are wonderful aquariums to visit all over the country, not just in the bigger cities or coastal areas. One really odd place where you would never think to explore marine life is smack […]

6 Fantastic Hiking Areas in Phoenix

Although most of us associate Phoenix’s seemingly endless triple digit heat summer season with hiding indoors as much as possible, the milder fall and winter months are the time to get out there and explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. While Phoenix has lots of malls, chain restaurants, and seemingly endless suburban congestion, there […]

6 Fantastic US Zoos

There is no need to travel far and wide to see wildlife in their natural habitats. Sure it would be nice to venture out on a once in a lifetime African safari ride, yet for those who want to keep it a bit cheaper & closer to home, here are 6 spectacular zoos to add […]

A Beginner’s Retreat in the Desert: The Beautiful Kiwanis Trail at South Mountain Park in Phoenix

South Mountain Park in Phoenix, one of the largest urban parks in the world, is the place to go hiking and take in peaceful, uninterrupted views of the gorgeous Sonoran desert. With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, it would take forever to run out of new, exciting options. South Mountain is […]

Attraction of the Week: The Phoenix Zoo: A Wonderful Zoo with Gorgeous Desert Views & Great Exhibits

The Phoenix Zoo is a wonderful mid-side zoo, one of the bet I’ve ever visited. It’s the largest non-profit zoo in the country. Large animal enclosures, plenty of landscaping, and gorgeous natural landscapes make this a peaceful place to enjoy a morning stroll. At 125 acres, you will get a decent workout! On the bright […]