Summer Road Trip Arizona: Travel Tips for Heading North with Your Kids

{Published in the June 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times} With the heat of summer hitting the Valley of the Sun at full force in the coming months, it’s the perfect time of year to hop in your car and head north with the family. We love to travel up to the higher elevations and tall pines of Flagstaff, …

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. …

Spring Break in Arizona 2018 – Enjoy Perfect Spring Break Weather in the Sonoran Desert

Many college students everywhere are preparing to head to a beach or lake on traditional Spring Break road trips, so why not take advantage of the best weather in the country while those students are out of town? The Sonoran Desert makes a perfect vacation spot during the winter and spring months – and gives you the opportunity to make …

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 in economic impact for our state every year. The National …