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 […]

Driving Route 66 in Arizona

When it comes to road trips, you can’t beat Route 66, especially in Arizona. Stretches of the iconic road, which once connected Chicago to Los Angeles, wind through a national park and past curio shops, diners and family-friendly attractions in the state. You just need to set aside a few days, pack the car and […]

Family Fun in Phoenix

It doesn’t matter when you go, including summer, Phoenix has plenty of fun things for families to do, from museums and science centers to aquariums and waterparks. Musical Instrument Museum Recognized by TripAdvisor as one of the top 20 museums in the United States, the Musical Instrument Museum displays more than 6,500 indigenous and popular instruments […]

The Ultimate “Time Out”

Soccer practice. Music lessons. Student government. SAT and aptitude testing. Science field trips. And all of it falling after the 3 p.m. school bell rings. When it comes to tight schedules and over-programming, why should adults have all the fun when it comes to mindful ways to release tension and stress? Recent studies at Harvard […]

A Guide to Spring Training in Phoenix

Can’t wait for baseball season to start? Don’t. Every March, Phoenix hosts 15 Major League Baseball teams, including the Chicago Cubs and the 2018 National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers, for Cactus League spring training. (The 15 other teams play in the Grapefruit League in Florida). The games, held at 10 ballparks throughout the Phoenix […]