Balanced Rock, like many things in the Arizona desert, defies logic. And that’s part of the allure.
Our annual look back at the posts that were most viewed by thousands of Arizona fans.
Knowing the difference between Saguaro and Arizona Barrel cactus can help you better appreciate the diverse plant life in the desert.
Canyon Lake is one of Arizona’s beautiful gems. If you want to gain a true appreciation for this spectacular oasis on the edge of the desert, you have to paddle back into the shallow coves.
Wave Cave is one of the most photographed natural wonders in Arizona. Find out how to take your own wave cave pictures, get trailhead directions and a permit.
Intense sunshine and heat in Phoenix pose a unique challenge for gardeners trying to grow flowers and vegetables. One family has created a system for growing plants vertically on the block walls surrounding their property.
If you’re in Phoenix for just a short time and need a quick fix of nature on one of the city’s legendary trails, the Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley hike may be just the thing for you.
After an eye-opening experience I had in 2014, I created the ultimate bucket list of amazing Arizona wonders I have to visit and started checking them off.
Camelback Mountain is one of the most recognizable mountains in Arizona. What’s rarely seen are the post-storm waterfalls that run off of rocky crags on the west end of the mountain when it rains hard.
The valleys surrounding the South Mountains were home to ancient people who pecked geometric images into stone outcrops and boulders at least 600 years ago.
It doesn’t rain a lot in Phoenix but when it does, sometimes it comes in massive volumes. That was the case in 2018 when Hurricane Rosa made landfall and dumped lots of rain on Arizona.
Our decision to go with Arizona Balloon Safari was a no-brainer based on their online reviews, and was reinforced every step of the way.