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.
Hedgehog cactus is a native plant from central Mexico to the western United States. It’s fruit is edible in many species.
Although the Grand Canyon is huge, you don’t need to commit a big chunk of time to truly appreciate its magnificence. All you need is a day (or less) and a good plan.
This and so many more spectacular views await anyone who ventures out on the Pinnacle Peak hiking trail.
The Grand Canyon is massive and there’s a lot to see. Whether you’ve lived in the area your entire life…
It doesn’t always rain in the Arizona desert but when it does, plants and animals really love it.
Arizona is reportedly home to more ancient dwellings and ruins sites than any other state in the U.S.. Thankfully many of them are preserved and protected on land managed by the National Parks Service. Others, like the Mindelff Cavates are preserved primarily due to their remote location.
You don’t have to go to the Grand Canyon to experience the natural beauty of Arizona. There are plenty of wonders to see right in the city of Phoenix. Check out this interactive guide.
Did you know you can drive through a Joshua Tree Forest in Arizona? It’s true. On Highway 93 between Wickenburg and Wikieup, there’s a 7-mile stretch of road graced with Joshua Trees and other hardy desert plants.