4th of July in Phoenix – the Best Phoenix Fireworks Shows!

Are you looking for the best place to see Phoenix Fireworks this Fourth of July? Well, Ladybug has you covered! Celebrate Independence Day with fun, festive fireworks at locations throughout the Valley. Here are some of our top recommendations of places around Phoenix. Wet ‘N Wild Hero Appreciation and Free Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 10:00 am – 8:00 pm …

Make a Big Splash! Waterparks and Swimming Pools in the Valley of the Sun

{Published in the July 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times, North Tatum Times, and North 32nd News} Summer is in full swing and it’s hot outside! So what’s the best way to keep your kids busy while keeping them cool and getting them outside into the fresh air? Well, make a big splash and head to the water park, pool …

Tips for Camping with Kids in Arizona

{Published in the April 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times, North Tatum Times, and North 32nd News} Summer is fast approaching and there is no time like the present to start planning outdoor activities and trips with your youngsters. One new activity our family plans to tackle this year is camping. We are avid hikers and love to find fun …

Route 66: Traveling the Mother Road in Arizona

{Published in the April 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times and the North Tatum Times} Route 66. The Mother Road. The Great American Highway. No matter what name you give it, U.S. Route 66 is a true part of historic Americana and a great way to see some of the most delightful destinations in the western part of the United States. …

Butterflies and Wildflowers – Spring Blooms in the Sonoran Desert

When spring bursts to life in the Sonoran Desert, it doesn’t hold back. Mother Nature paints with every color available in her palette to bring to life an abundance of wildflowers and butterflies throughout the landscape. Many of these places can only be found by pulling on your hiking shoes and hitting the trail. But others are more readily available …