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.
Check out these awe-inspiring images of natural and man-made wonders around the Grand Canyon State
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.
A look back at this year’s Arizona Wonders of the Week
Over the last year, I’ve featured the 50 must-see natural wonders highlighted in Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide & Journal. … More
Bright yellow flowers explode from Barrel Cactus after drenching monsoon rains
After drenching monsoon rains in the Phoenix area, I spotted this barrel cactus with bright yellow flowers at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass resort
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.
Memorable winter sunset 01-11-2022
Sunrise transforms the sky above Phoenix into a kaleidoscope of colors
We see a lot of great sunrises in Arizona. After all, it is the Valley of the Sun. But there was something special about the sunrise on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Dee Gutierrez of Phoenix captured it perfectly.
See why Watson Lake in Prescott, AZ is the best small lake in the country to paddle a kayak or stand-up paddleboard
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide author Paul Fiarkoski makes a compelling case for why Watson Lake near Prescott is the best small lake for paddling in the United States.
Rare view from Upper Cliff Dwellings at Tonto National Monument
Upper Cliff Dwelling access requires advance reservations for a tour led by National Parks Service personnel.
Best place to photograph Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation: Crescent Moon Picnic Site
If you want to experience the iconic views of Sedona’s Cathedral Rock formation, head to Crescent Moon Picnic Area.
Check out these jaw-dropping images of Comet NEOWISE captured by Arizona photographers
In July 2020, Comet Neowise graced the northern hemisphere sky. These Arizona photographers captured spectacular images of the rare event.
Perfect mixture of clouds and sun sets Arizona sky on fire
Arizona is known for fabulous sunrises and sunsets. But this sunset image captured from a north Phoenix neighborhood on January … More