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Chiricahua National Monument: Hard to say, easy to love

Pronouncing Chiricahua is hard; falling in love with this amazing national monument in southern Arizona is easy.

Cathedral rock Sedona, AZ

Conquer the short, steep Cathedral Rock Trail in Sedona for spectacular views of red rock landscape

Cathedral Rock Trail in Sedona isn’t long, but it’s steep. It’s a challenge getting to the top of the trail, and the views are so worth it.

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Read this before you go see Horseshoe Bend in Page, AZ

Horseshoe Bend is one of Arizona’s top tourist attractions. If you’re planning to visit, these tips will help you get the most out of your experience.

Arizona Sycamore tree with unusual hole in its trunk

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.

Kachina rock formation guards the Boynton Canyon vortex in Sedona

While on a hike in Sedona, Charles Golson caught this spectacular image of a rock formation bearing a resemblance to a Kachina woman.

Explore ancient cliff dwellings at Walnut Canyon National Monument

At Walnut Canyon National Monument, southeast of Flagstaff, you can walk through one of the best preserved communities of cliff dwellings in Arizona.

Fossils in a rock along Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon provide evidence prehistoric life once roamed here

Every day, hundreds of people hike one of the most popular trails in Grand Canyon National Park and don’t even see the signs of prehistoric life left behind on a trailside rock.

People gathered to look at Grand Canyon from viewpoint

8 Amazing Grand Canyon experiences you can have in one day or less

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.

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Legacy of Arizona artist Robert Dalegowski lives on in his paintings

Robert Dalegowski loved Arizona – especially the Grand Canyon. It showed in the artwork to which he devoted so much of his life.

Water trickles through moss-like plants near base of Ribbon Falls

Soak in peace and tranquility at Ribbon Falls in Grand Canyon National Park

Ribbon Falls should be near the top of a list of things to see for anyone planning a hike on the North Kaibab trail in Grand Canyon National Park.

View of hiking trail winding through lush green foliage in Grand Canyon

Hiking Grand Canyon rim to rim: Good, bad and ugly

We had many memorable experiences on our Grand Canyon rim to rim hike. Three in particular fit nicely into the categories good, bad and ugly. See what they are…