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. …

Touchdown! Taking Your Kids to a Professional Football Game

Football season has arrived! A football game is a great way to get your kids out of the house on the weekend and can be a fun, outdoor and indoor learning experience for the whole family. We have been Cardinals season ticket holders for many years and always enjoy going to the games. This year we got an extra ticket …

Art and Culture in the Valley of the Sun

Arizona is home to some of the most unique sights to see and places to visit in the world. The Sonoran Desert itself is one-of-a-kind, featuring the lushest desert in the world with distinct flora and fauna only found in our area. The arts and culture in the Valley of the Sun are no exception to this pattern. Many of …

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 …