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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 check out on your next vacation […]

10 Must-Do Daytrips from Flagstaff

Flagstaff, a small mountain town in the Northern Arizona region, is the gateway to many amazing national wonders, most notably the magnificent Grand Canyon which is just a little over an hour away. Asides from being an easy drive from one of the world’s most well-known wonders, Flagstaff offers a number of attractive amenities of […]

10 Western National Parks to Add to your Bucket List

The Western US is known for its’ many national wonders and is undoubtedly home to some of the most breathtakingly diverse & magnificent landscapes in the country. The West is home to 39 of the country’s 59 national parks, all of which hold their own beauty and uniqueness. Because elevation changes are so dramatic from […]

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 […]

New England in Arizona: A Fall Hike Along the Colorful West Fork Trail

It’s no surprise that the leafy West Fork Trail in picturesque Oak Creek Canyon is one of the top trails in all of Arizona. Each summer, thousands and thousands of tourists and locals alike take the scenic drive down the canyon to enjoy the beauty of this unusual Arizona hiking trail. The West Fork Trail […]

Attraction of the Week: Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend is a name given to a unique horseshoe shaped path that the Colorado River forms near Page, Arizona. This unusual geologic feature was formed naturally millions of years ago. Located in Northern Arizona, a stop to take in this breathtaking natural wonder is the perfect break anytime you find yourself traveling near Northern […]

Exploring the Beautiful Lava Flow Trail at Sunset Crater National Monument

Sunset Crater National Monument, the youngest cinder cone of more than 600 in the San Francisco Volcanic Field, is a must-see attraction located about 15 miles north of Flagstaff. It is one of 7 natural wonders located near Flagstaff. The convenient distance from Flagstaff makes it an easy side trip to incorporate into any vacation. […]

15 Budget Friendly Spring Vacation Destinations

Spring is one of the best times to take a vacation. Unlike the peak summer season, planning a getaway during the less hectic spring season typically brings forth many great benefits, namely hotel and transportation savings, attractive cooler weather, along with fewer crowds. Plus, many summer and winter hotspots often offer their best deals during […]