Kids and Golf in Arizona

It’s February, which in Arizona means prime golf season. Ranked as the second “golfiest” state in the union by Golf Magazine (only Florida ranks higher), our state hosts the best-attended golf tournament in the world, the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and is home to seven of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 courses. Our stunning desert and mountain views serve as a …

Getaway to Arizona State Parks

Arizona is known for being a fantastic place to get outside and enjoy the wonders of nature, regardless of the activity you choose. Fortunately for us, our state is not only home to 22 National Parks and Monuments in the National Park Service, we also have one of the best managed state park systems in the United States. In 2017, …

Pumpkin Patch List 2019

October is Pumpkin Patch Season in Arizona! Here is a list of some of our favorite spots to go pumpkin patching. MacDonald’s Ranch MacDonald’s Ranch in north Scottsdale is one of our family’s annual favorites. We make time every year to visit the ranch’s pumpkin patch, which is only accessible by horse drawn hayride. The first stop at the ranch …

Pumpkin Patch Season Has Arrived – Tips for Pumpkin Patching in Arizona

October is Pumpkin Patch season in Arizona! Temperatures are slowly starting to drop, leaves are beginning to change in Northern Arizona, and everywhere you look are pumpkin patches, fall festivals, haunted houses, costumes, and spooky decorations. Autumn is officially arriving and one of our favorite ways to celebrate and enjoy the season is to visit one of our many local …

Lakes in the Valley of the Sun! Fun and Safety at the Lake This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to cool off and enjoy our almost year-round sunshine by the lake or pond. Whether you love boating, fishing, swimming, water sports, or the beauty of a sparkling water oasis in the desert, there are many large lakes in the Valley of the Sun for you to enjoy with your friends and family. Here is …

Watch Your Kids Around Water! Water Safety in the Valley of the Sun

Summer is fast approaching and, unfortunately for Phoenix, so is accidental drowning season. City resources, state agencies and first responders come out in droves this time of year to caution parents to “Watch Your Kids Around Water.” Sadly, drowning is one of the leading causes of death for children under age four in Arizona. While most children drown in their …