Arizona

5-Day Arizona Itinerary: Phoenix to Sedona to Grand Canyon

Arizona itinerary

Arizona is one of the most visited states in the entirety of the USA, coming in at number eight out of fifty, so it’s no surprise that you’re looking for the perfect Arizona itinerary. Boasting mild weather (outside of the summer months), ample activities, and some of the most diverse landscapes in the country. And though I grew up in the capital of Phoenix, it wasn’t until I returned with … Read More

8 Best Stops on the Phoenix to Grand Canyon Drive

Ghost Town in Jerome, Arizona

Many trips to Arizona will include a Phoenix to Grand Canyon drive and there are few better routes to take in this southwestern state than from the capital city up to one of the most spectacular natural monuments in the entire world. And though the Grand Canyon is reachable in about four hours direct from Phoenix and doable as a (very long!) day trip, there is so much to see … Read More

Planning a Grand Canyon Day Trip from Sedona or Phoenix

one day in sedona

Many famous sites around the world are hyped up so much that when you finally visit they fail to live up the expectations that you have set. The Grand Canyon is not one of them. Our Grand Canyon day trip from Sedona was undoubtedly the highlight of our Arizona road trip itinerary. When planning our route, we initially thought that we’d be able to spend an hour or two at … Read More

One Day in Sedona Itinerary: The Perfect Day Trip From Phoenix

one day in sedona

There are some destinations that just plain surprise you. Having spent some time in Phoenix prior to enjoying one day in Sedona and becoming accustomed to dry deserts and sprawling cacti, I couldn’t have imagined how much the scenery would change in just a short two-hour drive north from Arizona’s largest city. Sedona is an outdoor lover’s paradise with amazing landscapes as far as the eye can see. In fact, if … Read More

The Best Hiking Shoes for the Grand Canyon

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If you’re planning a trip to the Grand Canyon, it is likely that you’re also planning on doing a bit of hiking or walking around while you’re there. If you want to get the most out of the canyon and experience the best views, you’re going to have to hit the trail just a little bit. And, therefore, it’s likely that you’re going to be searching for the best hiking … Read More

13 Best Stops on the Denver to Phoenix Drive

Stunning Arches National Park is a must visit when driving from Las Vegas to Denver

Planning a Denver to Phoenix drive (or Phoenix to Denver drive) is one of the best ways to see the highlights of the American Southwest while hitting the open road. Though only spanning a small corner of the United States, there is so much diversity in the landscape and natural sites that you’re sure to be amazed at just how beautiful this region is. Going from the heights of the … Read More

10 Best Stops on the Phoenix to Albuquerque Drive

Prescott is the first stop along the scenie Phoenix to Albuquerque drive

Going on a Phoenix to Albuquerque drive doesn’t have to consist of a long slog on the interstate through barren desert terrain — quite the contrary, in fact! Though there are stretches of the drive from Phoenix to Albuquerque that are long and boring, there is quite a lot to see and do on the route between these two southwest cities that you can make for quite the interesting road … Read More

12 Best Stops on the Phoenix to Las Vegas Drive

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The Phoenix to Las Vegas drive is not a route that typically excites people. In fact, the fastest and most common route between the two cities along the US-93 highway doesn’t pass through anything of interest and can, at times, feel as if you’re just trudging along through barren, endless desert. However, if you take the time to venture away from the quickest route ad decide to take a leisurely … Read More