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The Perfect Destination for Exploration in Verde Valley, AZ

The central location of Verde Valley makes Cliff Castle Casino Hotel the perfect spot to vacation from. It’s a Perfect ‘Destination for Exploration!’ The newly opened 6-story hotel sits atop a hill overlooking the main highway that traverses Central Arizona.

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2018 Arizona 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations Guide

Trying to figure out where to spend the 4th of July? Well, you are not alone! There is so much going on from fireworks and concerts to all day long celebrations! We promise you’ll find something fun to do in

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‘DADventures’ – AZ Adventures Dad will Love

Awesome ‘DADventures’ in Arizona that Dad will Love What do Dads love more than an adventure? So why not treat yours to one of the amazing ‘DADventures’ that Arizona has to offer. When June rolls around, it’s time to show

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Explore Arizona’s Sky, Land and Water at Grand Canyon West

Take to the Sky, Explore the Land, and Brave the Water at Grand Canyon West You already know that the Grand Canyon is a ‘must-see’ landmark, but have you chosen the way you want to experience the grandest of the Read More

Soaking in Sedona

Exploring Sedona has always been a freeing experience, but the gift of slipping into the perfect parking spot and finally getting to venture down the trails from the well-known Midgley Bridge was quite a treat! We were in Sedona recently Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Guide for Arizona 2018

Memorial Day in Arizona Event Guide 2018 First of all, if you’re like the vast majority of Americans, summer is about to kick off with Memorial Day weekend. Whether you’re coming in from out of town or already an Arizona

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Arizona’s Best Spring Hikes

PHOENIX METRO AREA: Telegraph Pass Trail is just minutes away from the heart of Phoenix. This trail is an easy hike at South Mountain regional park and covers about 4.5 miles with a chance at some beautiful wildflowers as well

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On Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank

Artistic Director Emeritus David Ira Goldstein makes his return to Arizona Theatre Company to direct the final show of the 2017/2018 season, The Diary of Anne Frank (performing at The Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix May 17 – June 3,

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Restaurant Overview of Dining: Carefree, Arizona

We at AZ Key Magazine were recently treated to a restaurant tour of the beautiful town of Carefree which proved to be quite the cultured experience! It was a delicious evening adventure that took our taste buds all the way

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Celebrate Mom

Celebrate Mom with a day in Arizona! This month we celebrate our mothers. Why not take advantage of the lovely Arizona weather and all the amazing things there are to do with Mom. If you’re short on ideas, here are Read More

Bring the Kids on an Odyssey at OdySea in the Desert

OdySea in the Desert is Scottsdale’s newest entertainment destination that includes 4 world-class attractions including OdySea Aquarium, the newest aquarium in the country, Butterfly Wonderland, with over 3,000 live butterflies, Dolphinaris, and Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs. Visit over 20

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Bearizona: Where Bobcats, Bison, Birds and Bears Stay Cool in AZ

  See Bears, Bison, Bobcats, Birds and More As You DRIVE through, WALK through, and let them SOAR overhead! Bearizona Wildlife Park is a drive through Wildlife Park nestled amongst the pristine Ponderosa Pine forests of Northern Arizona.  Bearizona is Read More

Cinco De Mayo

Here in Arizona, we have the joy of year-round Taco Tuesdays at pop up corner stands and Mom & Pop restaurants along with access to every form of authentic Mexican cuisine and culture! But for the once-a-year Cinco de Mayo

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Saddle Up at MacDonald’s Ranch Family Stable & Western Adventure

Since the late 1950’s, MacDonald’s Ranch has been an operating horse and cattle ranch. The Richardson Family has been working the land and running one of Scottsdale’s oldest and most experienced horseback riding stables for decades, allowing the public to

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The Brilliant Colors of Spring in Arizona

What brings you to Arizona in the gorgeous month of April? If you enjoy lush gardens and greenery you may be under the impression that Arizona’s desert landscape has little to offer. On the contrary, the spring is a wonderful

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