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8 Great Daytrips to Escape the Phoenix Heat

While fall & winter are ideal for exploring the beauty of the Sonoran desert, the summer season can be brutal. Fortunately, there are plenty of amazing daytrips to easily escape the brutal Phoenix heat for a weekend. The Phoenix metro area as a whole is a bit limited in comparison to other ...

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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 ...

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Attraction of the Week: Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend is a name given to the unique horseshoe shaped path that the Colorado River forms near Page, Arizona. This unusual geologic feature was formed naturally millions of years ago in Northern Arizona. If you are traveling anywhere near Northern Arizona/Southern Utah, it’s ...

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The Petrified National Forest: More than 225 Millions Years in the Making

The Petrified National Forest, located nearby Holbrook in the Northeastern portion of Arizona, is named as so for its’ large quantities of petrified wood. In 1906, the forest became a national monument. During the Triassic Period (which came just before Jurassic and is therefore known as ...

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Exploring the Beautiful South Rim of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, should be on everyone’s travel bucket list. Anyone planning a summer road trip out West should plan for a dedicated trip, or at least a day visit, to this marvel of nature. This amazing sight is 1 mile deep, 18 miles wide, and ...

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