Arizona

Visiting Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Meteor Crater Natural Landmark Meteor Crater Road, Winslow, AZ GRADING Overall Score: B Recommended?: Yes Information: Open daily 8 am – 5 pm Closed on Christmas Day, open Thanksgiving Day 8 am – 1 pm Located off Exit 233 on Interstate 40 Free parking Schools and group tours welcome Admission Prices: Adults: $18 Seniors 60+: $16 Children 6-17: $9 Veterans: $9 Active Duty Military: Free Regular admission does not include the 4D Experience Room admission. This costs an additional $5 for adults and children ages 6 and up…

A Rim-to-Rim Grand Canyon Packing List

    Are you ready to hike the entire width of the Grand Canyon? Looking for a rim-to-rim Grand Canyon packing list? Look no further! Congratulations to you for deciding to undertake this 24 mile trip into the most magnificent and grandest of canyons…

3 Incredible Hikes in Tucson

This is a guest post from Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide of Southwest Discoveries. Based out of Tucson, Arizona, Southwest Discoveries offers multi-generational guided tours of the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Horseshoe Bend, the Tortolita Mountains, and more. Visit Southwest Discoveries for more information, and click here for Mitch’s blog. The finest hikes in Tucson are arguably some of the best rambles in the world. From lush Sonoran Desert – the most fascinating of arid lands on the planet – to picturesque mountain ranges, it’s easy to see what attracts hikers to southern Arizona. As you…

Hiking Dos Cabezas – Arizona

This is a guest post by Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide for Southwest Discoveries, a hiking and adventure company based in Tucson. In this article, he writes about climbing up Dos Cabezas, a mountain range known for its twin granite peaks (thus the name “two heads” in Spanish). Read on as he takes us along with him on his journey to the peak of Dos Cabezas, beginning with his exhilaration at the summit.   Dos Cabezas – Hiking a Desert Classic After two hours of steep off-trail scrambling, including climbing underneath a giant chock stone propped…