View from inside the cliff dwellings at Tonto National Monument

Mark your calendar for this year’s free entrance days at our National Parks

Did you know there are 20 national parks, monuments and historic sites in Arizona? Everyone knows about Grand Canyon, but … More

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

barrel cactus with yellow flowers

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.

Expect the unexpected when you visit Montezuma Well near Sedona

Montezuma Well is a unique geologic feature 18 miles south of Sedona, Arizona that refills with over 1.5 gallons of spring water each day.

Why we should still honor the legacy of the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps

Civilian Conservation Corps workers constructed trails, lookout points and shelters in many of the public land in the United States.

Full moon rising over mountains

Here’s your 2022 full moon planning calendar for Arizona

Use the tips in this post to plan your next amazing full moon viewing experience in Arizona.

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.

Tall, rocky mountain rise high from desert

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.