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OdySea in the Desert: 5 World Class Attractions, Shopping, Dining and More!

There’s so much to do at OdySea in the Desert, it’s best to spend the day… if not several days, exploring everything this traveler’s oasis offers: from the land of the dinosaurs, to the depths of the ocean, to the

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Top 38 Arizona Campgrounds

The Top 38 Arizona Campgrounds that made the list for our KEY Guide to Arizona’s Campground are detailed here for you. Try them out on your next ‘roughing-it’ getaway in AZ. Arizona’s reputation for boundless desert terrain doesn’t exactly cultivate thoughts

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Top 9 Reasons A Hot Air Balloon Ride in Arizona Should Make Your Bucket List

We are mesmerized every time we catch a glimpse of colorful hot air balloons dotting the Arizona skies. Their captivating beauty and peacefulness feels almost otherworldly. If you haven’t been on a hot air balloon ride in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona we

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2018 Labor Day Weekend Guide

Labor Day is not just a typical day off from work in Arizona; it’s much more than that!  It’s a bidding farewell to our scorching hot summer days and a welcoming in of our sensational fall season!  Now that’s something

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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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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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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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