Tag: arizona

Fossil Creek: A No Joke Hike

In preparation for my first backpacking trip, my crew and I decided to test run our gear by hiking the 10-mile Fossil Creek Wild and Scenic River located in Coconino National Park.

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6 of the Best Places to Explore Nature in Arizona

The best part about central Arizona is you only need one or two hours to get anywhere if you live in the Phoenix/Scottsdale. Below I have compiled my favorite escapes that you can make a day or a weekend out of.

11 Practical Tips To Thrive In A Wilderness Emergency

One day, hiking in the Utah wilderness I found myself in a bit of a sticky situation (The Day the Desert Tried to Kill Me). Luckily, I had basic essentials like food, water, and sun protection. There were some items, looking back, that would have come in handy.  It can happen. A traveler can only have luck for so long until something goes wrong.

Badass Arizona History: The Note Pad of the Ancients

V-Bar-V Ranch south of Sedona, AZ hosts one of the largest, most prolific example of Beaver Creek Rock Art. The site consists of over one thousand images spread over thirteen rock panels.

Badass Arizona History: Petrified National Park

Badass History Arizona

Kate Swavely the Travel Scout visits Petrified Forest National Park in Holbrook, AZ. Home of the brilliant rainbow tree fossils.

8 Things that Happen When Your Bestie Visits

  If you have ever experienced a significant move –  I’m talking through time zones – you know the feeling of seeing a loved one for the first time in months or even years. There are some friends who stick around and some who fade…

Newest Aquarium: Odysea

Yesterday, I visited Arizona’s newest attraction – Odysea. Located right off the 101, Via de Venture exit is a growing complex that houses North America’s largest butterfly conservatory, Butterfly Wonderland as well as the newest feature Odysea Aquarium. Odysea features a gaggle of sea otters,…

Otters!

Meet the cutest little monsters at Odysea Aquarium! I would totally steal one but, I do have a ferret of my own…

10 Outdoor Wanderlust Inspiring Photos

The outdoors is a wonderful place. Check out my 10 Out Door Wanderlust Inspiring Photos!

4 Of the Best Indoor Places to Visit in Phoenix

Arizona is fighting through the dog days of September, alas relief is on the way! As if by magic, one day will be not as hot as the last slowly forgetting the 100+ degree weather. I was recently asked by a table that I had…

To Some I Have Talked With By the Fire

To Some I Have Talked With By the Fire

8 Ways I Will Win at Life in 2016

I will live with tenacity, answer to no one, and sit on top of mountains – figuratively and literally. I’m young and free, the world is so tiny yet entirely vast. It could be my inner cowboy speaking, but I choose to live life…

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