If you’ve visited Phoenix you have most likely seen the Wedding Cake Castle. The landmark in Phoenix is shaped like a tiered wedding cake. Built in 1929 it sits on a hill with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The renovations to the building and gardens took years, and it has been a popular attraction […]
A jewel of a hike in Cave Creek. Short moderate hike along the creek and next to towering saguaros.
Lake Pleasant, in Peoria, is the second largest Arizona lake in the Phoenix area. Just an hour from downtown, it is a very popular lake for boating, water sports, fishing and swimming. We love the water and spend many weekends at Lake Pleasant. It is our favorite lake in Arizona for boating.
The Ultimate Guide to Arizona Old West Ghost Towns. Experience what it was like 100-years ago in the wild west. Visit ghost towns and enjoy the southwest.
It’s summer and feels like an oven in Phoenix, so you may be wondering where is the closest beach from Phoenix and how long does it take to get there?
I love to go hiking on New Years day. Getting outside in nature is a great way to start the new year, especially since the weather in Arizona is pretty nice this time of year. This year Winston and I went to Lookout Mountain for a quick hike. This is a great urban Phoenix hike.