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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 […]

Hiking Hotspot: Flagstaff’s Incredible Inner Basin Trail

Lockett Meadow to Inner Basin, a spectacular 1.7 mile out-and-back journey through towering aspen trees, is Flagstaff’s premier fall and summer hike. If there is any trail to add to your Northern Arizona outdoor adventure bucket list, the Inner Basin hike is definitely one of the most worthy additions. You will start at Lockett Meadow campground […]

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 picturesque, moderately easy, 1.5 mile loop 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 […]