Ghostly Places in Arizona – A History of Haunting

As the temperatures begin to drop in Arizona, the thrills and chills of Halloween spookiness begin to creep in. One of the most fascinating, and entertaining, aspects of Arizona is the legendary prevalence of its ghost stories. As the heart of the Wild West, Arizona has had a history of violence, tragedy and mayhem from its earliest days on record. …

Riding the Rails in Arizona

There is something special about trains. Their size, power and the ability to take us from one destination to another, sometimes through impassable wilderness, is awe-inspiring. Folks settled in Arizona by riding the rails and traveling in carriages and on horseback. In keeping with that spirit, there many opportunities to take a train ride through historic parts of our state. …

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. …