Gunfights, stagecoaches, cowboys, Indians, ice cream, and art are all included in this trip. This Arizona Wild West inspired vacation will entertain kids, parents, and grandparents alike. They'll be happy they took this Spring break getaway.
The Grand Canyon may be one of the world's great wonders, but the long drive there and back from Phoenix can be taxing on families both local and from afar. These ten pit stops are sure to provide something for everyone.
Shopping can be an embarrassing ordeal for a man. Especially, when it comes to picking out clothes for a woman. However, with the advent of online shopping, you can give thoughtful gifts. Follow these tips and spare yourself a trip to the mall.
Winter conjures up images of snow and ice, but in Arizona, most of the state is still rather warm in December. Often, a crackling fire and heavy quilt are impractical. Thankfully, these five day trips for couples will light a fire of their own kind.
Each fall the cool air brings more than tourists to the Phoenix metropolitan area. Our farms also bring fall produce to the table, these five spots offer a cornucopia of fresh leafy greens, squash, and ripe fruit.
The last destination most people would pick during the summer is Arizona. Forget about the cacti and coyotes for a moment and follow these recommendations. You'll enjoy fine wine, craft beer, a cowboy bar, and a peach orchard.
Find a clean room, a soft bed, and a large patio to enjoy Arizona's most consistently good weather spot: Bisbee. The Gardens at Mile High Ranch are just a short car trip from adventures in old town Bisbee.
Bisbee, Arizona, is a mile-high city that was once called the wickedest city in the West. It rivaled San Francisco in its opulence. Today, the artists, shopping, history, and hippies make it a can't-miss destination.
Tourists envision cacti and cowboys when visiting Arizona. However, there are many surprises tucked away in the Grand Canyon State. Sonoita's wine country is filled with interesting vintners, sprawling vineyards, and complex vintages.
There are great Irish pubs sprinkled all over the Phoenix area . On the west side of the valley of the sun, you'll find two delightfully laid back spots to throw back a few pints, and munch down on fish and chips.
A secluded retreat at the base of the Dragoon Mountains provided a stronghold for the famous Apache warrior Cochise for more than years. These mountains and the bed and breakfast named after him will enable a comfortable escape for you as well.
Tonopah Rob started growing a staggering number of fruits and vegetables on his four acres of farmland more than a decade ago. In fact, he produces so much, his little farm supplies four farmers markets with tomatoes, watermelons, squash and so much more.
The Sonoita Inn offers some of the benefits of a bed and breakfast while providing the privacy many folks desire. As a bonus, the group atmosphere downstairs might entice you into a game of cards with strangers.
Cecilia San Miguel named her restaurant Velvet Elvis after a business partner suggested their spot have Elvis in its title. She called a friend who loved the Elvis idea and promised to buy her a Velvet Elvis painting, and the name was born.
Treat yourself to a remarkable pizza. In fact, this is some of the best pizza in the state of Arizona. If you don't believe me, just ask Guy Fieri who featured La Piazza Al Forno on his show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.
The great thing about living in the Phoenix area is our remaining connection to our rural roots. In places like Buckeye and Queen Creek, real farmers and cowboys rub elbows with the suburban folks in tract homes.
Most parents grow tired of the Mcdonald's playland. Yes, your kids may love it, but how many cheeseburgers must a person eat? There are plenty of spots with good [affordable!] eats for both parents and kids.
Within minutes of the senseless shooting of Congresswoman Giffords the finger pointing began. People who had otherwise never heard of the Tucson woman, were convinced they knew why she was shot and who was at fault.
Walker Ranch provides a starry canvas painted with pin pricks of light not visible most places in America. Enjoy the quiet ranch life and a custom home cooked breakfast in America's least likely and most surprising wine country.
If you are hunting for ghosts and gold in the mining town and tourist destination of Jerome Arizona, spend a bit of time hunting for home baked goods. Gisele's Cafe and Bakery provides treats that are ghostly delicious.
Cowboys and Cacti might be your thing or maybe sipping wine and fine dining. Arizona has enough to do to keep all types busy. Escape the hard freezes, snow, and icy side walks. Find a different kind of winter break in Arizona.
Grilled burgers cooked-up in family establishments still exist. It just takes a little bit of time to sniff out the grilled beef. These are the three best places to snag a burger in the West Valley of Phoenix. A few are surprising.