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.
Balanced Rock, like many things in the Arizona desert, defies logic. And that’s part of the allure.
In recent years, the Pima Canyon parking area and trailhead in South Mountain Park has become quite popular with hikers … More
If you’re in Phoenix for just a short time and need a quick fix of nature on one of the city’s legendary trails, the Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley hike may be just the thing for you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On the northwest side of the head section of Camelback Mountain, there is an interesting rock formation that people have … More
Hayden Flour Mill attracted the town that became Tempe and gave Mill Avenue its name.
If you’re in search of a hike with amazing natural wonders that’s not too far from Phoenix, Ford Canyon Trail … More
It’s called My Mystery Castle, although once you hear the story it’s not so mysterious. Boyce Gully built this native stone castle at … More