Arizona

10 Best Stops on the Phoenix to Tucson Drive

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

If you are making the Phoenix to Tucson drive, you’ll notice on a map that the fastest route is the straight shot down I-10, a six-lane interstate crowded with truckers and harried Arizonans who will admit they often tire of the drive between the state’s two largest cities. You might be headed to Tucson or Tombstone, two popular tourist destinations, and think that speeding down I-10 to get there is … 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

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

The Perfect One Day in Phoenix Itinerary

Though it is the fifth-largest city by population in the United States, Arizona’s capital rarely gets the attention it deserves, especially on the international scale, but planning a one day in Phoenix itinerary can always be a good idea. Often overlooked for the lush golf resorts and swimming pools of Scottsdale or as a jumping-off point for exploring Sedona and the Grand Canyon, the Phoenix metro area has a lot … 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

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

11 Best Stops on a Los Angeles to Grand Canyon Road Trip

The spectacular Grand Canyon

Visiting the western United States and want to go from the City of Angels to the incredible Grand Canyon? Well, these two places aren’t all that close together, however, there are a number of different routes to take and sites to see if you go on a Los Angeles to Grand Canyon road trip. The American West is one of the most unique and beautiful regions in the entire world, … Read More