A short visit to the Desert Sonoran Botanical Garden can provide you a free crash course in the plants and landscape that makes Arizona so unique.
One of the best ways to explore Arizona Wonders is to hike out on one of the thousands of magnificent trails.
One-day itinerary to get the most out of your Grand Canyon experience on a budget
My favorite way to experience Grand Canyon is avoid the main south rim entrance by driving Highway 89 from Flagstaff through Cameron, then come in the east entrance.
Fountain Hills Lake Overlook Trail leads you through a beautiful desert landscape to this world-famous fountain
If you’re looking for an adventurous way to take in the sights of Fountain Hills, I suggest you set foot on the scenic 2-mile Lake Overlook Trail Loop.
Escape the heat: Discover the coolest places to visit in Arizona this summer
With temperatures regularly exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit, it can be difficult to find relief from the scorching heat. That’s why I’m excited to share some of the coolest places to visit in Arizona this summer.
First-timer’s guide to exploring Arizona’s White Mountains
If you were a passenger on a car ride to Arizona’s White Mountains in the eastern part of the state … More
If you hike only one trail in the White Mountains of Arizona, make it this one
In the White Mountains of Arizona, Thompson Trail #629 is a go-to hike for the true taste of the best of this picturesque part of the state.
See which AZ Wonders hidden gem of a hike got featured on Redfin.com
When the blog editor for redfin.com asked me about hidden gem hiking trails in Phoenix. this one came to mind immediately.
Gear review: Can Armaskin anti-blister sock liners pass the Grand Canyon test?
I put Armaskin anti-blister sock liners to the test on a 17-mile Rim to River hike in the Grand Canyon. Read on to find out if they passed.
Breathtaking views from Picacho Peak summit are the reward for venturing outside of your comfort zone
Picacho Peak is well-known among ambitious hikers as a one of Arizona’s more challenging adventures.
Chiricahua National Monument: Hard to say, easy to love
Pronouncing Chiricahua is hard; falling in love with this amazing national monument in southern Arizona is easy.
This short and easy trail to Willow Springs Lake gets more scenic the further you hike
If you’re looking for a relatively short hike with beautiful scenery on the Mogollon Rim, take a stroll on the trail to Willow Springs Lake from the Horse Trap Trailhead near Forest Lakes.
Look no further than Willow Springs Lake on Arizona’s Mogollon Rim for relief from the desert heat
Need a break from Arizona’s heat? Look no further than Willow Springs Lake, about 30 miles east of Payson on the Mogollon Rim.