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15 Amazing Fall Color Hikes

Fall is the best time of year for much of the country. Crisp cool weather and sunny skies, bright golden foliage, and pumpkin spice everything. The leaves transition into a colorful medley of hues, transforming the green forest into a picture-perfect fall painting. Hiking is the best way to soak in the glorious colors of […]

101 Things to do in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona is a surprisingly diverse area of the country, especially in comparison to its’ southern counterpart. Instead of the towering Saguaro cacti of the Sonoran desert, you will find yourself immersed in the largest ponderosa pine forest in the world. Instead of 6 months of brutal 90-100+ degree temps, you will find an attractive […]

Leaf Peeping Near Tucson: Fall Color on Mt. Lemmon

Fall color in Tucson? Yes, it does exist, although not exactly within the city itself. There is no fall foliage to be found anywhere in Tucson, however, you can drive about an hour and a half outside of the city up to the high altitude trails of the Coronado National Forest to see the colorful […]

15 Fun Facts About Northern Arizona You Probably Didn’t Know

Northern Arizona is a unique area of the country which offers a drastically different climate, geography, and culture than that found in the Southern portion of the state. Although the area is most widely recognized for being home to the Grand Canyon, there really is so much more to see and do. Northern Arizona is an […]

Arizona Snowbowl in the Fall: Shimmering Golden Aspens Everywhere

Flagstaff, Northern Arizona’s most populated high altitude city, is most well-known for being located in the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. At 7000 feet in elevation, the scenery is quite different than the rest of Arizona. Tourists from Southern Arizona and all over the West flock here each summer to enjoy cool recreation in the […]

Northern Arizona Fall Foliage Gallery 2016

2016 was another amazing fall foliage season in Northern Arizona. Many may be surprised to find out that Northern Arizona, not to be confused with the mostly barren southern portion of the state, is considered to be one of the top destinations in the country for leaf peeping. This will likely really come as a surprise to […]

How to Make it Feel Like it’s Fall in Arizona!

For most of the country, the temperatures have started to drop, the leaves are beginning to turn, and the skies are turning a dreary shade of grey. However, for those who live in areas of the country like Southern Arizona, this is far from the case. While many treasure the endless blue skies, warm weather, and flip […]

A Picturesque High Altitude Stroll Along Northern Arizona’s Kachina Trail

The Kachina Trail is one of 3 hiking options at Arizona Snowbowl, a year-round outdoor destination for various sports such as skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, running, and mountain biking. While the most popular summer activity is taking a scenic chairlift ride, a more budget friendly & peaceful alternative is enjoying one of the gorgeous nature trails. While […]

A Relaxing, Colorful Fall Stroll Along the Aspen Nature Loop

The Aspen Nature Loop is one of 3 hiking trails, all varying in intensity and scenery, located at the Flagstaff, Arizona Snowbowl, a popular winter skiing and summertime hiking destination. Each year, around mid to late October, these trails are filled with the vibrant yellow hues of the Northern Arizona fall season. The Aspen Nature […]

Hiking the San Francisco Peaks: The Beautiful Aspen Loop Trail in Flagstaff

The Aspen Nature Loop trail is a pretty, moderately easy, 1.5 mile hike, located at Flagstaff’s Snowbowl, one of the oldest ski resorts in the country. Although Snowbowl is a very popular winter destination for those coming from hot areas in the Southwest, many forget that it’s also a fun summertime, spring, and fall destination. […]