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.
Amazing natural wonders are just waiting to be explored in Arizona’s hundreds of national, state, regional and city parks.
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
Expect the unexpected when you visit Montezuma Well near Sedona
Montezuma Well is a unique geologic feature 18 miles south of Sedona, Arizona that refills with over 1.5 gallons of spring water each day.
See which AZ Wonders hidden gem of a hike got featured on Redfin.com
When the blog editor for redfin.com asked me about hidden gem hiking trails in Phoenix. this one came to mind immediately.
Explore the ancient ruins of Wupatki National Monument and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time
At Wupatki National Monument you can walk among the ruins of dozens of preserved ancestral pueblos dispersed across dozens of acres.
Why we should still honor the legacy of the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps
Civilian Conservation Corps workers constructed trails, lookout points and shelters in many of the public land in the United States.
See why Watson Lake in Prescott, AZ is the best small lake in the country to paddle a kayak or stand-up paddleboard
Arizona Bucket List Adventure Guide author Paul Fiarkoski makes a compelling case for why Watson Lake near Prescott is the best small lake for paddling in the United States.
This mellow hike to Lost Ranch ruins in Phoenix South Mountain Park is just right
Not too easy; not too hard: At three miles in length, the relatively short and moderately-pitched trail to Lost Ranch is just right.
Something good to look forward to in 2021: Free days at all National Parks in Arizona
Each year the National Parks Service allows free entrance to all national parks and monuments on a handful of days. Here are the 2021 dates.
Phoenix Summit Challenge can take you to new heights
Every year, the City of Phoenix hosts the Phoenix Summit Challenge. The challenge is to hike to seven specific mountain summits in seven days.
How to plan an amazing kayaking and camping adventure to Emerald Cove and Willow Beach on the Colorado River
Instagram-worthy Emerald Cove gets its name from the brilliant, greenish hues that light up the water when the sun’s at just the right angle. Get tips on planning an epic trip to this Arizona wonder.