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September 2, 2017, No comments

Wickenburg, Arizona sits along the banks of Hassayampa Creek. The town was established as a supply depot for the Vulture Mine, discovered in 1852 by Henry Wickenburg, after whom the […]

Walnut Canyon Arizona

Walnut Canyon National Monument

May 28, 2017, Comments Off on Walnut Canyon National Monument

Soaring limestone cliffs in Northern Arizona shelter more than 80 small pueblo dwellings of an ancient people — the Sinagua — in what is now Walnu ...

Grand Canyon South Rim

South Rim of the Grand Canyon

April 22, 2017, Comments Off on South Rim of the Grand Canyon

The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is far more developed and more frequently visited than the North Rim. Nearly five million visitors a year come from ...

Sedona Arizona

Top 10 Things to do in Sedona, Arizona

April 16, 2017, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, Arizona, draws visitors from around the world who are enchanted by the beauty of this rugged country. Sedona has a mild climate during all fou ...

  • Arizona by Rail on the Verde Canyon Railroad
    April 9, 2017, Comments Off on Arizona by Rail on the Verde Canyon Railroad

    What better way to see Arizona than by rail aboard the Verde Canyon Railroad. Built in 1882, the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad supported Arizona’s richest copper mine, located in Jerome, […]

  • Paria Canyon
    February 17, 2017, 1 Comment

    Tucked into the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness in Arizona and Utah, are a series of amazing slot canyons that you have to see to believe. Paria Canyon is the most famous […]

  • Desert Botanical Garden
    Top 10 Things to Do in Phoenix, Arizona
    December 2, 2016, 1 Comment

    For more than 1,000 years, the Hohokam peoples occupied the land that would become Phoenix and The Valley of the Sun. These amazing people created 135 miles of irrigation canals, […]

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    Kartchner Caverns State Park
    September 8, 2016, Comments Off on Kartchner Caverns State Park

    In November 1974, two young cavers, Gary Tenen and Randy Tufts, were exploring the limestone hills at the base of the Whetstone Mountains in Arizona. In the bottom of a […]

  • Hiking Red Mountain
    April 11, 2016, 3 Comments

    Of all the magnificent and breathtaking geologic sites around Flagstaff, Arizona, Red Mountain may not be very well known, but is definitely one of the most fun to spend a […]

  • Hassayampa River Preserve
    January 17, 2016, 3 Comments

    Azaiampa is a Native American word from the Hohokam people which means “water that is hidden.” The settlers in the area changed the word to Hassayampa because it sounded more […]

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