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.
Compared to many national parks that feature smooth asphalt roads with large parking lots and visitor centers,Mindeleff Cavates ruins are relatively inaccessible. That may be a good thing because the ancient dwelling site is very well preserved.
Although there are many ruins sites in Arizona, few are as easily accessible or well preserved as the Tonto National Monument cliff dwellings.
At the World’s Smallest Museum in Superior, AZ you can view the world’s largest Apache Tear stone from one of the world’s largest copper mines.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum, tucked into the foothills of Picketpost Mountain near Superior, AZ is a state park like no other. It’s home to hundreds of species of desert loving plants from around Arizona and other parts of the world.
Some think it’s a beautiful form of art. Others equate it to environmental vandalism. What do you think? Take the … More
Hayden Flour Mill attracted the town that became Tempe and gave Mill Avenue its name.
Unlike most office buildings in Arizona’s Valley of the Sun that tend to get super hot from intense sunlight beating … More
Stretching across the remote Burro Creek gorge along U.S. Highway 93 about 15 miles (24 kms) south of Wikieup, AZ … More
It’s called My Mystery Castle, although once you hear the story it’s not so mysterious. Boyce Gully built this native stone castle at … More
Along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon sits the El Tovar hotel, known by travelers around the world for … More
Arizona is full of exciting adventures. Ready to begin exploring? Scroll down and click around for tips on the most spectacular experiences in the Grand Canyon State.