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Attraction of the Week: Sabino Canyon in Tucson

Sabino Canyon is a desert oasis amidst the suburbs of Tucson. This is the place that both locals and tourists flock to for a relaxing natural escape from the suburban traffic, stoplights, and retail businesses. As soon as you enter the canyon, you are transported out of the city and into a desert wonderland. Anyone […]

Attraction of the Week: Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum

Tucson offers a number of attractions for those interested in learning more about the uniqueness of the Sonoran Desert. The wettest desert in North America is surprisingly home to an interesting mix of plant and animal life including the fascinating Saguaro cactus, which is only found within the Sonoran. If you are looking to save […]

Pinnacle Peak Trail: A Challenging Picturesque Hike in Scottsdale

unbearable, The thought of hiking in the dry intolerable Phoenix heat during the summer months is unbearable, that is unless you set out before 7am, and even then it is still miserable with temps crawling towards the 90s!. Luckily, with the arrival of winter comes almost perfect hiking conditions. Winters in the Phoenix area are […]

A Scenic & Relaxing Cruise Around Southern Arizona’s Saguaro Lake

Taking a narrated ride along Saguaro Lake, located inside the Tonto National Forest just outside of Mesa, is the perfect summer activity when it is just too hot to do any other outdoor activity in the Phoenix area. Brutal 100+ degree daytime summer temps can make any outdoor activity miserable, even downright dangerous. So what […]

Hiking in the Desert Heat: McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale

In Central & Southern Arizona, you will find an abundance of fantastic recreational areas which are ideal for hiking and/or mountain biking. Phoenix, home to the Sonoran desert (also located in Southeastern California and Northwestern Mexico), is known to be the wettest desert in the world. This enables many different plants to grow, giving the […]