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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 […]

Attraction of the Week: Lynx Lake in Central Arizona

It may come as a surprise to those who have never ventured beyond the Phoenix metro area that Arizona is home to many lakes – over 100 in fact. However, only 2 of these lakes (Mormon Lake in Flagstaff and Stoneman Lake near Sedona) are natural. Prescott, a beautiful small town in North Central Arizona […]

Prescott, Arizona: “Everybody’s Hometown”

Prescott is a small city in North Central Arizona, known for its’ desirable mild 4 season climate, small town setting, Victorian architecture, and scenic natural surroundings. With just 40,000 residents, Prescott feels much less congested than Phoenix, yet still offers many of the same amenities including great outdoor recreation, numerous golf courses, abundant entertainment & […]

Hiking the San Francisco Peaks: The Beautiful Aspen Loop Trail in Flagstaff

The Aspen Nature Loop trail is a pretty, moderately easy, 1.5 mile 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 destination. […]

Oak Creek Canyon Drive: 14 Miles of Beauty Between Flagstaff & Sedona

Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Drive is an extremely picturesque 14 mile drive located along Route 89a in Northern Arizona: a beautiful means of transportation from Flagstaff to Sedona. The drive starts just south of Flagstaff as you pass beautiful ponderosa pine forests and continuously brings forth even better scenery up until you eventually arrive at […]