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15 Amazing Drives to add to your Bucket List

1. Mt Lemmon Scenic Byway Location: Just outside of Tucson, Arizona Length of drive: 27 miles Highlights: Amazing views of the Saguaro cacti, beautiful mixed conifer forest, access to high altitude hiking trails, 30 degrees cooler than the surrounding desert, fabulous leaf peeping in the fall, winter snow destination Attractions: Marshall Gulch trail, Mt. Lemmon […]

Brew with a view: 10 Coffeeshops with Amazing Scenery

While most hotels today are equipped with a Keurig machine, it’s nice to get out and about and explore small businesses while traveling in a new area. Nothing starts off a vacation better than a great cup of local coffee. Today, you can find fantastic independent shops pretty much anywhere you travel. No need to […]

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 […]

10 reasons you should visit Vegas even if you are not a gambler

Once upon a time, Vegas lived up to its’ reputation as a place solely for the over 21 gambling and drinking crowd. Today, this is no longer the case. Vegas now reigns as “the entertainment capital of the world.” Award-winning celebrity chef restaurants, opulent themed resorts, spectacular shows, luxurious spas, and designer shops line the […]

40+ Must-Do’s in and around Las Vegas

Long gone are the days where the prime activity in Vegas was gambling. Today, you can spend an entire weekend in Vegas without even a second thought of hitting the slots ever crossed your mind. With so many distractions around every corner, many people no longer consider Vegas simply a gambling destination, but rather an […]

10 Western National Parks to Add to your Bucket List

The Western US is known for its’ many national wonders and is undoubtedly home to some of the most breathtakingly diverse & magnificent landscapes in the country. The West is home to 39 of the country’s 59 national parks, all of which hold their own beauty and uniqueness. Because elevation changes are so dramatic from […]

Hiking the Gorgeous Watchman Trail at Zion National Park

Zion National Park is, without a doubt, one of the most gorgeous places in the country. A visit to Zion is a fantastic bucket list addition for any fitness and outdoor enthusiasts. There are so many beautiful trails to explore with diverse scenery that includes gorgeous red rock formations and beautiful waterfalls. Additionally, many trails […]

An Oasis in the Desert: The Beautiful Emerald Pools Trail at Zion

Emerald Pools is one of Zion’s most popular hiking trails. This comes at no surprise as the stunning hike features quaint views of the river, several waterfalls, lots of greenery, and towering views of Zion Canyon. Starting at the Lower Emerald Pools and continuing on to the Upper Pools is a moderately challenging, gorgeous 3 mile round […]

Attraction of the Week: The Scenic Pa’Rus Trail at Zion National Park

There is only one word for Zion National Park: breathtaking. The Southwestern Utah Park is one of the most gorgeous natural wonders in the Western US. It comes at no surprise that the Hebrew meaning of the word Zion is “a place of peace and relaxation.” Zion is such a peaceful place to visit. With miles […]