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The Best Roadtrips from Phoenix

One of the prime benefits of living in Phoenix is the quick access to top notch vacation destinations. From national parks, to world class beaches, to the best skiing in the Southwest, you basically have access to a little bit of everything. Each weekend brings forth a new opportunity to explore some of the top […]

Flagstaff: The City of 7 Wonders

  Flagstaff, Arizona has been nicknamed “The City of 7 wonders” due to its’ close proximity to a number of fascinating natural wonders. Most of us that are familiar with the city associate it solely with the Grand Canyon, although there are a handful of diverse sights you will want to check out on your […]

7 Charming Small Towns in Arizona

Sprawled out cacti & palm tree loaded metropolises like Phoenix and Tucson usually come to mind first when picturing Arizona. While these 2 massive metros area take up the majority of the Southern portion of the state, there is another side to Arizona that many non-locals are unaware of. A number of charming small cities […]

Arizona Snowbowl in the Fall: Shimmering Golden Aspens Everywhere

Flagstaff, Northern Arizona’s most populated high altitude city, is most well-known for being located in the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. At 7000 feet in elevation, the scenery is quite different than the rest of Arizona. Tourists from Southern Arizona and all over the West flock here each summer to enjoy cool recreation in the […]

Arizona Snowbowl: The Coolest Place in Arizona

Skiing, snow, cool summer temperatures, and majestic pine covered mountains…these things do not typically spring to mind when thinking of Arizona. Rather, cactus, brutal 100+ degree summers, and dry, dusty desert scenery are often the only thing people think of when they hear Arizona. However, those who live in or have traveled outside of Phoenix know that […]

Hiking Hotspot: Flagstaff’s Incredible Inner Basin Trail

Lockett Meadow to Inner Basin, a spectacular 1.7 mile out and back journey through towering aspen trees, is Flagstaff’s premier fall and summer hike. If there is any trail to add to your Northern Arizona outdoor adventure bucket list, the Inner Basin hike is definitely one of the most worthy additions. You will start at Lockett […]

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 […]

Hiking Hotspot: Red Mountain in Flagstaff, Arizona

The Red Mountain trail is an easy, quiet, scenic 1.5 mile out and back hike, located just 25 miles north of Flagstaff. It’s a great short stop on the way to or from the Grand Canyon, or as just one of many outdoor adventures to explore during your time in Flagstaff, Sedona, and surrounding areas. […]

Buffalo Park: The Best Views of Arizona’s Highest Mountain Range

Beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona, a 4 season outdoor adventureland in Northern Arizona, is located just 7 miles from the San Francisco peaks. At 12,633 feet, Humphrey’s peak, the summit, is the highest in the state. The gorgeous mountains can be seen from several locations throughout the city. The town of Flagstaff is vastly different from the […]