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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 […]

5 Places to Get Breakfast in Flagstaff

Filling up on a hearty breakfast in Flagstaff is a must before engaging in any intense calorie burning high altitude activity. It’s also a great idea before making the hour and a half drive to the Grand Canyon or any other national attraction, as these areas are limited in terms of available dining options. In […]

5 Great Coffee Houses in Flagstaff

While staying in Flagstaff, a popular vacation destination for those visiting the Grand Canyon, one of the first things you will notice is the abundance of coffee shops scattered all around town. Whether a drive-thru, a common chain like Starbucks, or an independent shop downtown, you really can’t drive more than a block without running […]

Hiking to the Top of Slate Mountain: The Best Trail Near Flagstaff

The Slate Mountain Trail, located 40 minutes outside of Flagstaff along Hwy 180 enroute to the Grand Canyon, is one of the area’s most under appreciated hikes. The gradual 2.16 mile climb to the top is quite a workout, although the views are some of the most amazing in the region. The elevation gain is […]

20 Amazing Coffee (and Tea) Shops

What makes a coffee shop great? Awesome espresso drinks? A cozy setting? Outstanding service? Ultimately, the difference between a basic and amazing coffee experience comes down to a combination of all 3. Luckily, you can find at least one interesting coffee shop almost anywhere you go, perhaps even in your own hometown. Take a look […]