Tucked into a small valley of South Mountain Park on the opposite side of Phoenix proper is a little known ruins site that has generated all sorts of urban myths. I think I uncovered the truth.
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.
Spend an hour walking around the Pueblo Grande Museum and you’ll quickly appreciate how the ancestral Hohokham Indians were able to thrive in the hot desert region now known as Phoenix.
So many Arizona wonders, so little time. Good thing this one doesn’t require much time. The Casa Grande Ruins National … More
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Eons before architects dreamt of high-rise condos, shopping malls or domed stadiums, ancestral natives devised a way to build a functional … More
About 14 miles northwest of Payson, AZ is a small state park with a huge natural wonder: a bridge formed … More
Updated March 10, 2018 Hovering high above the eastern edge of Arizona’s Valley of the Sun is a natural monument … More
Lower Antelope Canyon is a special place in Arizona where people feel a spiritual connection to nature is . Were you to merely hopscotch over the tiny slits in the rocky surface, you might not know of the beauty that lies in the slot canyons below.
Whether you believe in aliens or not, nobody can deny that thousands of people in and around the Phoenix area … More
A few days each year, for just a few minutes, a shadow on the Superstition Mountains east of Apache Junction, depicts what appears to be a cougar chasing its prey. Find out when and where to view this amazing Arizona wonder in this post, with a clickable map to take you there.