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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 […]

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 […]

Sedona’s Broken Arrow Trail: The Scenic Journey to Chicken Point

Broken Arrow, one of the easiest and most popular hikes in Sedona, offers some incredible red rock scenery. While the ending vista at Chicken Point is a fantastic place to soak in the tremendous red rock views, the journey itself (1.7 miles out and back) is quite a beautiful, and surprisingly quiet, experience. No crowds=great […]

Flagstaff Arizona’s Restaurant Scene: The Most Overrated & Underrated Choices

Flagstaff, Arizona is a very popular road trip stop due to its’ close proximity to numerous national parks such as The Grand Canyon, The Petrified National Forest, and Zion National Park just to name a few. Because of its’ many hotels, restaurants, and attractions, it’s also a convenient stopping point for travelers and truckers driving I-40 […]

Exploring Gorgeous Walnut Canyon National Monument in Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon National Monument is one of the most beautiful places to explore in Northern Arizona. Located just 7 miles outside of Flagstaff, a day trip is easily incorporable into any vacation. Historic artifacts have shown that Archaic people occupied the canyon thousands of years ago. The first permanent settlers, known as the Sinagua (from […]