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25 Things to Do in Flagstaff – Gateway to the Grand Canyon

Exciting things to do in Flagstaff abound all year long. My family of Phoenicians has had the pleasure of visiting this friendly college town during every season. In summer, vacationers seeking relief from the heat flock to this northern Arizona city. Meanwhile, snow lovers come to ski and board on Flagstaff’s mountain peaks in winter. […]

Outdoorsy Vacations for Families – How to Connect Kids with Nature While Traveling

Families are so busy juggling science projects, carpools and after-school activities in our daily lives that we often don’t take time to connect with nature, or with each other. Nature-focused vacations enable parents and children to unplug from technology and everyday stresses while using all of our senses to create lifelong memories. To reignite children’s […]

Best Road Trip from Phoenix: Southwest National Parks and Las Vegas

Looking for the best road trip from Phoenix? We’ve got you covered! This amazing itinerary includes the natural beauty of Southwest National Parks, the splashy fun of Lake Powell, and the glitz of Las Vegas. You’ll find options to modify this Arizona, Southern Utah and Nevada road trip to meet your desired vacation length and […]

9 Amazing Adventures in Canon City and Colorado Springs for Families

Head to Colorado Springs and Cañon City for an exciting, outdoorsy family vacation. Located in the Pikes Peak Region of Colorado in the Rocky Mountains, a trip here will help parents and children connect with each other and with nature in unexpected ways. Here are nine amazing things to do in Cañon City and Colorado […]

Things to Do in Jerome, Arizona ~ Exploring America’s Biggest Ghost Town with Kids

Residents in quirky Jerome, Arizona are proud to live in America’s largest ghost town. That’s an oxymoron, of course, because typically people don’t reside in a ghost town. A booming copper mining town at the turn of the 19th century, Jerome was once home to 15,000 inhabitants. Tourists flock to Jerome in search of Wild […]