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Arizona Summer Road Trips: Cool Places to Go

Arizona Summer Road Trips: Cool Places to Go

April 18, 2013 No Comments Phoenix, Arizona is a wonderful place to visit. Towering Saguaro cacti line the roadways, its residents are friendly and there is an outstanding array of restaurants, shopping and golf courses, it’s easy to see why the Valley of the Sun is such a popular place to visit. Of course, Phoenix can also get hot in the ...

 

A Memorable Visit to 5 National Parks in Arizona, Nevada and Utah

A Memorable Visit to 5 National Parks in Arizona, Nevada and Utah

December 26, 2012 No Comments Circling the southwest’s national park corridor from the edges of Arizona and Nevada throughout Southern Utah is one of my favorite trips. Some travel sites will recommend you take up to twenty-one days for this itinerary, and some of you reading this will think that it’s too much to see and do in such a ...

 

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Arizona Road Trip

Arizona Road Trip

April 27, 2012 No Comments Okay, so we started in Phoenix, Arizona. There was business to do, a really nice hotel with a really nice swimming pool that should keep the kids occupied. And it did, while the business was being conducted. But when a full few days for family fun turned up, we’d had enough fun in the sun. ...

 

Arizona Roaming – Monuments and Desert Sites

Arizona Roaming – Monuments and Desert Sites

April 19, 2012 No Comments Arizona has often been a state I drove through on our way to say, Utah, or New Mexico. For years people have told me there is a lot more to see here than the sun drenched pools of Phoenix, the music scene of Tucson, or the red rocks and vortexes of Sedona. So on a ...

 

5 Top Family Resorts for Spring Break: Arizona, USA

5 Top Family Resorts for Spring Break: Arizona, USA

February 10, 2012 No Comments Arizona is a treasure trove when it comes to family resorts and gorgeous spring weather. With spring break around the corner, many are already looking to chase the sun and some outdoor fun.  Each of the following resorts is an oasis in the desert that will melt your winter woes into a delightful spring holiday. ...

 

Old West Gunfights on Route 66: Williams, Arizona

Old West Gunfights on Route 66: Williams, Arizona

January 29, 2012 No Comments Williams, Arizona, is often known as the “Gateway to the Grand Canyon.” The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is just an hour from Williams by car, or two hours on the elegant Grand Canyon Railway. A thriving tourist town, Williams is also home to roughly 3,000 year-round residents. Dad and I visited twice during ...

 

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Canines in Kayenta, Arizona and the wonders of Monument Valley

Canines in Kayenta, Arizona and the wonders of Monument Valley

January 10, 2012 No Comments There’s a Sonic Drive-In that we love in Kayenta, Arizona. It’s right across the road from the motel we stayed in, the clean, utilitarian Hampton Inn Kayenta. Why do we love the drive in? Well, besides the limeades and salt-free fries we’ve come to love, we rescued a dog there. But before I get to that ...

 

A Warm Weather Winter Holiday – Scottsdale, Arizona

A Warm Weather Winter Holiday – Scottsdale, Arizona

January 2, 2012 No Comments So maybe your family isn’t so big on snowy holiday vacations. And you can’t quite swing the flights to Hawaii, the Bahamas, or Tahiti this year. What’s a family to do? Try Arizona! Central Arizona’s Scottsdale is close to Phoenix and the museums and restaurants that make Phoenix buzz, but offer a lot of affordable, ...

 

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Visiting Bisbee, Arizona in Winter Time

Visiting Bisbee, Arizona in Winter Time

December 28, 2011 No Comments We found a great winter get away in the old mining village of Bisbee, Arizona. Less than a hundred miles south of Tucson, there’s historic buildings, a fun small town vibe, a great old hotel, and mountain scenery touched with snow in the winter time. With art galleries, small shops full of unique second hand ...

 

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Jerome, Arizona: Mining Town Turned Hippie Enclave

Jerome, Arizona: Mining Town Turned Hippie Enclave

December 23, 2011 No Comments Dad and I are from the flatlands. Having spent a lot of time in Central Florida, we are familiar with the Walt Disney World mountain range: Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Splash Mountain and the Disney version of Mount Everest in Expedition Everest. But actual mountains? Not so much. When we headed to the ...

 

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