Grand Canyon Entrance Sign

The Ultimate 3-Day Grand Canyon South Rim Itinerary

About Grand Canyon: Less than five hours north of Phoenix, Arizona, you’ll find one of the seven natural wonders of the world – the Grand Canyon. Also a National Park, the Grand Canyon is 227 miles long and over ten miles wide (on average). Pictures simply don’t do this canyon justice. It’s absolutely gorgeous and massive and I recommend it be on your bucket list if you haven’t visited already. While unbelievably impressive, there are some very important items to know before visiting this amazing place. With a little planning, you’ll be able to fully enjoy your trip to the

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Bearizona Wildlife Park Entrance

The Ultimate Visit to Bearizona Wildlife Park

About Bearizona Wildlife Park: Did you know you can find bears, goats, jaguars, and bobcats in Northern Arizona? Bearizona Wildlife Park houses all of those animals and more! Located in Williams, Arizona, Bearizona is situated within the Kaibab National Forest and offers a fun and unique experience for all. The Wildlife Park includes both a drive-through and walk-through portion, so make sure you bring your walking shoes and be prepared for a great time. Below I include everything you’ll need to know to ensure a great visit.  When you make purchases through the links in my post, I may earn

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Salt River Tubing - Cover Photo

The Ultimate Salt River Tubing Adventure

A perfect summer activity in Phoenix is a float trip down the beautiful Salt River. With summer temperatures in Phoenix easily exceeding 100 degrees, it’s the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors while staying cool – the average water temperature of the Salt River is just 68 degrees making for a very cool float trip. Children can join in on the fun too, as long as they are at least eight years of age and four feet tall. Below I share all you need to know to enjoy a perfect day on the river. When you make purchases through the

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Hole-in-the-Rock Papago Park View

A Guide to Exploring Papago Park in Phoenix

About Papago Park Papago Park is a 1,500 acre greenspace less than 10 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The park is located in the cities of Phoenix and Tempe and has activities for all ages and fitness levels. Papago Park is a great place to visit in Phoenix and is an awesome stop to check out after a long flight or to spend an entire day. The park offers free activities from hiking trails and picnic pavilions to paid activities such as the Phoenix Zoo or Desert Botanical Gardens. When you make purchases through the links in

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Camelback Hike Views

Amazing Phoenix Hikes: Camelback Mountain via Echo Canyon Trail

Hike Details:  Trail Name: Camelback Mountain via Echo Canyon  Distance: 2.5 miles  Difficulty: Hard Dogs: Not Allowed on Any Portion of Trail Best Time to Hike: Camelback is a VERY popular hike in Phoenix and can get very crowded, especially on weekends and holidays. To help avoid crowds, I suggest getting to the trailhead as early as possible (it opens at sunrise) and hiking on a weekday, if possible. Know that if crowded, it may take longer to hike since several of the areas require pausing for people going up/down Camelback. Personally, I enjoy hiking in the winter months as

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