On the night of March 1, 2023 a powerful winter storm blew through Arizona and left a blanket of snow on the Sonoran Desert.
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
Humble creosote bush produces a fragrant aroma when it rains in Arizona’s Valley of the Sun
The humble creosote bush is the plant responsible for the desert rain aroma that some fragrance makers try to replicate.
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.
A visit to Petrified Forest National Park is like traveling millions of years back in time
In addition to large deposits of fossilized wood, Petrified Forest National Park also features ancient petroglyphs and hundreds of acres of Arizona’s jaw-dropping Painted Desert.
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide author Paul Fiarkoski shares five underrated destinations with Kristen Keogh on Here With Her podcast
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide Journal author Paul Fiarkoski joined Kristen Keogh on the Here With Her podcast to discuss his book. Paul talks about a big move that inspired the book and shares five underrated experiences from the fifty must-see natural wonders highlighted in his book.
3 reasons to put Hanging Garden Trail near Page on your Arizona bucket list
Unlike some of the more popular natural wonders in the Page, AZ area, Hanging Garden is a spectacular short trail that’s easy to access, with no fee.
Sedona: Land of mysterious red rocks, vortexes, aliens and this peculiar Arizona Sycamore tree
Sedona is well known for mysterious sightings and happenings: Red rock formations, vortexes and alien encounters for example. Add this peculiar Arizona Sycamore tree to the list.
This strawberry hedgehog cactus can’t contain the color
A Low growing desert cactus that grows in clusters, the hedgehog cactus is known for bright flowers that bloom April to late May.
This secret, hidden waterfall in Madera Canyon may be the most accessible in Arizona
Everything you need to know about finding the secret, hidden waterfall in Madera Canyon Recreation Area south of Tucson, Arizona.
Three day digital detox itinerary in Tonto National Forest of Arizona
I found myself needing one of those digital detoxes that have become the thing to do. In this post, I’ll share the complete itinerary of my 3-day detox, complete with pictures.