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10 Must-Do’s in Tucson, Arizona

The Sonoran Desert is the most biologically diverse of the 4 major deserts found within the US. Surprisingly, a diverse range of plants and animals thrive in the harsh conditions. The Sonoran Desert is the wettest desert on Earth due to the strong summer monsoon season. The resulting lushness of the desert is a rarity […]

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 […]

5 Fantastic Hiking Areas in Phoenix

Although most of us associate Phoenix’s very long endless triple digit heat summer season with hiding indoors as much as possible, the milder fall and winter months are the time to get out there and explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. While Phoenix has lots of malls, chain restaurants, and seemingly endless suburban congestion, […]

Hiking Hotspot: Beautiful Catalina State Park in Tucson, Arizona

For an incredible desert hiking experience with endless views of cacti and stunning mountain vistas, plan for a hike at Catalina State Park, Tucson’s most gorgeous hiking area at the base of the dramatic Santa Catalina mountains. If you love the amazing Saguaro cactus, then Catalina is definitely the place for you as over 5000 […]