National Parks and Monuments between the Grand Canyon and Phoenix

[Published in the October 2017 edition of the Deer Valley Times} One of the most fascinating things about Arizona is the vast number of National Parks and Monuments in our state. There are officially 22 National Park Service Units in Arizona. This translates to almost 12 million visitors and $1 Billion …

Route 66: Traveling the Mother Road in Arizona

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. We are lucky in Arizona …

Links for More Information about Route 66

Here are links to some fantastic sites that focus on the legend of Route 66 and the sights to see along the road:


Happy travels!


– mambug


Going to the Grand Canyon: Tips from Ladybug

Ladybug loves the Grand Canyon National Park. There is no place like it on earth. It’s one of our very favorite places to visit, all year round. Every season offers something different and allows you to get a new perspective of the majesty of the Grand Canyon and its surrounding wilderness. There is …