F is for Flagstaff, and Family Reunions

You love your family. All 700 members scattered around the world. Trying to get everyone together is another story. People have their lives and kids have their sports and many of the older members have their ways. Sometimes, a date set way in advance for a special occasion, like a milestone birthday, a graduation or […]

Native American Encounters in Arizona

Twenty-one Native American tribes make Arizona home, and most invite visitors to experience their lands, culture and heritage. Here are just four Native American encounters your family can have in Arizona. Heard Museum Opened in 1929, the internationally acclaimed Heard Museum actually brings tribal culture to Phoenix through the art and items on display in its […]

Mozying Up Northern Arizona’s Back Roads

In the era of freeways, bullet trains and the Dreamliner aircraft, it is easy to forget there was once a time when it took days or weeks for travelers to get from point A to point B. However, travelogues from a century ago and older reveal the journey could be as satisfying as the final […]

Summer Deals in Phoenix

Triple digit temperatures mean big savings at Phoenix-area resorts. Here are the best deals this summer for families. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess One of the most family-friendly resorts in the Valley, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has six swimming pools, one with a sandy beach, plus dive-in movies and two 200-foot waterslides. There’s also a kids’ club, playground […]

Tucson for Foodies

The first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the United States isn’t New York City, Los Angeles or San Francisco; it’s actually Tucson, a mid-sized city an hour north of the Arizona–Mexico border. Not only does the city have great restaurants, it’s home to the oldest farm in the nation and dedicated to preserving the heritage […]

Fun Ways to Spend the Day: Flagstaff, Arizona

In the heart of Coconino National Forest and more than a two-hour drive north of Phoenix, Flagstaff, Arizona, is one of those underrated cities you didn’t know you wanted to visit. While touring some of the bigger cities with the family or just as a detour on a road trip, Flagstaff is a great stop […]