My favorite way to experience Grand Canyon is avoid the main south rim entrance by driving Highway 89 from Flagstaff through Cameron, then come in the east entrance.
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Fountain Hills Lake Overlook Trail leads you through a beautiful desert landscape to this world-famous fountain
If you’re looking for an adventurous way to take in the sights of Fountain Hills, I suggest you set foot on the scenic 2-mile Lake Overlook Trail Loop.
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
Gear review: Can Armaskin anti-blister sock liners pass the Grand Canyon test?
I put Armaskin anti-blister sock liners to the test on a 17-mile Rim to River hike in the Grand Canyon. Read on to find out if they passed.
Review: Is Allegiant a good airline to fly to Arizona?
If you’re looking for a low-cost, no-frills flight to the Phoenix area, keep reading for my unbiased take on the Allegiant experience.
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.
Arizona adventure writer shares insider tips to kayak Horseshoe Bend on the Colorado River between Glen Canyon Dam and Lee’s Ferry
Dreaming of kayaking the Colorado River through Horseshoe Bend? Here’s all you need to turn your dream into reality.
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.
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.
Phoenix author’s Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide climbs to #1 spot on Kindle
Arizona Bucket List, available in ebook hard cover, and paperback formats on Amazon, features 50 must-see natural wonders in the Grand Canyon State.
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide & Journal takes you to 50 must-see natural wonders in the Grand Canyon state
Great book for any Arizona explorer. Get tips on travel, planning and permits for the most amazing places to explore in Arizona.