The Essential Guide to Visiting Sedona in Winter

Sedona covered in snow

There is no bad time of year to head to the charming city in northern Arizona known for its red rocks and New Age vibes, but visiting Sedona in winter can be an excellent way to beat the crowds and see a different perspective of this popular tourist spot. Though many associate the state of Arizona with heat and arid desert temperatures, Sedona is a place that very much experiences … Read More

10 Best Stops on the Phoenix to Sedona Drive

Chapel of the Holy Cross

The Phoenix to Sedona drive is incredibly scenic, with a lot of great places to stop and explore on the way there. From ancient archeological sites to wildlife to spiritual sites, there is something for everyone on the road to Sedona. Sedona is one of the most gorgeous places to visit in Arizona. Some people say there is a mystical energy in this town surrounded by gorgeous red rock formations; … Read More

10 Best Stops on a Zion to Grand Canyon Road Trip

Horseshoe Bend - a highlight of driving from Zion to the Grand Canyon

Zion and the Grand Canyon are two iconic national parks tourists like to visit in one trip through the desert Southwest. On your Zion to Grand Canyon road trip, you’ll also see some of the most beautiful sites in all of southern Utah and northern Arizona. There is a reason you’ll see tourists from all over the world at these sites: they have a natural wonder that is unmatched. Make … Read More

One Day in Sedona: A 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

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

The beautiful red rocks of Sedona

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

9 Best Stops on a San Diego to Grand Canyon Road Trip

Driving through Joshua Tree

Planning a San Diego to Grand Canyon road trip has the chance to take you through some of the most interesting and beautiful desert scenery in the Southwestern United States. Winding from the beautiful pacific coast through the arid California desert and finally to the pine forests of Northern Arizona, the drive from San Diego to the Grand Canyon has a lot that is going for it. If you want … Read More

The Perfect 2 to 3 Days in Sedona Itinerary

Bell Rock in Sedona

Between its one-of-a-kind red rock formations, breathtaking sunsets, and reputation as a spiritual haven, there’s something in Sedona for everyone and planning a Sedona itinerary can be a pure joy. Nature lovers will enjoy the countless trails offering stunning views, shoppers will enjoy the unique arts markets, and those intrigued by Sedona’s long history will enjoy the ancient ruins and historic sites that dot the city. By planning a 2 … Read More