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15 Most Picturesque Trails in Arizona

It’s really hard to narrow down the list of most scenic trails in Arizona. Really, the entire state is gorgeous and loaded to the brim with amazing mountain and cacti scenery. Both the weather and geography vary dramatically across the state, and thus, the hikes also vary in scenic beauty. This leads to an incredible […]

Tips for Hiking in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert

After years of hiking in the harsh desert climate of Arizona, I have come up with some helpful advice for dealing with the uncomfortable conditions. Of course, hiking during the cooler winter months is ideal. However, if you do find yourself visiting during any other time of the year, you will want to follow some […]

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, […]

5 Fantastic Hiking Areas in Phoenix

Although most of us associate Phoenix’s very long 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, […]

20 Fun Things to do in Phoenix Besides Shopping!

When it comes to shopping, Phoenix has a seemingly endless supply of enticing options. From high end designer shopping, to bargain outlets, to beautiful open air complexes, Phoenix truly is a shopping mecca with a little something for everyone. It’s no secret that the Phoenix metro area is home to some of the best shopping […]

My Favorite Hiking Spots

I have come up with a few of my favorite hiking spots for  those of you looking to do some hiking this spring. I love hiking because in addition to being great exercise, it allows you to actually surround yourself with nature as opposed to just driving past it. Hiking is a great way to […]