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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, […]

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, […]

8 Great Daytrips to Escape the Phoenix Heat

While the Phoenix metro area is home to a number of unique attractions and offers much in the way of outdoor recreation, the area as a whole is a bit limited in comparison to other similar sized metro areas. Add in 5-6 months of extreme heat and your options become even more limited. Besides a […]

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 […]

Flagstaff: The City of 7 Wonders

  Flagstaff, Arizona has been 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 diverse sights you will want to check out on your […]

51 Fun & Free (or Cheap) Things to do in Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, Arizona is many things including gateway to the Grand Canyon, Arizona’s premier 4 season destination, as well as a popular starting point for exploring natural attractions throughout the Southwest. Located 7000 feet above sea level, the city is the 2nd highest in the US (counting only cities with a population above 25,000). This means […]

21 Ways to Save on your Grand Canyon Vacation

As one of the most spectacular wonders of the world, the magnificent Grand Canyon draws in millions of visitors per year. Tourists come from all over the world to marvel at the beauty of this stunning 277 mile long, 1 mile deep canyon, which was formed 6 million years ago from ongoing erosion from the Colorado […]

Hiking the Grand Canyon: The Kalibab Trail to Skeleton Point

A hiking adventure through the Grand Canyon will be one of the most memorable experiences you will ever have on a national park vacation, if not any vacation. Many visitors are unaware that there are several maintained hiking trails which will take you on a quiet scenic journey through the inner canyon, most of which are […]

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 formed 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 […]

Attraction of the Week: Mather Point at the Grand Canyon’s South Rim

The Grand Canyon’s gorgeous South Rim is a must see for anyone traveling to or through beautiful Northern Arizona. There are many overlooks to take in the gorgeous views, day or night, 365 days a year. If driving to the canyon, you will park your car at the Mather Point Visitor’s Center. Although crowded (especially […]