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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 […]

The Petrified National Forest: More than 225 Millions Years in the Making

The Petrified National Forest, located nearby Holbrook, Arizona in the Northeastern portion of the state, is named as so for its’ large quantities of petrified wood. The forest was declared a national monument in 1906. During the Triassic Period (which came just before Jurassic and is therefore known as “Dawn of the Dinosaurs”), the land […]

Exploring the Beautiful Lava Flow Trail at Sunset Crater National Monument

Sunset Crater National Monument, the youngest cinder cone of more than 600 in the San Francisco Volcanic Field, is a must-see attraction located about 15 miles north of Flagstaff. It’s an interesting area to explore while visiting Northern Arizona. The convenient distance from Flagstaff and other nearby towns makes it an easy side trip to […]