Visiting the Grand Canyon

People all over the world come to visit Arizona’s very own hole-in-the-ground, the Grand Canyon.  A 3-hour drive from the Phoenix area, the magnitude of the Grand Canyon can’t be realized through pictures or video.  Have you been there lately?  Here are some different ways to visit the wonder-of-the-world that is right in our back […]

Camp Verde

Less than one hour North of Phoenix on I-17 is a town called Camp Verde, nestled in a valley. It doesn’t look like too much from the highway, with the fast food and gas station signs dragging away the driver’s attention. But the area offers some quite unique things to do. Even if you’re on the way to […]

Arizona Vacation Timeshares

Anthem residents Linda and Mark Johnson went to Sedona thinking they would just enjoy a nice, inexpensive getaway in a beautiful resort. They knew they were getting a deal at $39 a night for the Hyatt resort and they also knew that they would sit through a Vacation Club meeting with a salesperson. “We didn’t […]

Phoenix Day Trip: Sedona

Two hours from Phoenix is some of the most beautiful scenery in the state – scenery that people come to visit from all over the world. The Phoenix area is lucky enough to be a short 2-hour ride away from Sedona; a quick hop on I-17, and red rock and cooler temperatures await. Sedona weather […]

Phoenix Day Trip to Jerome, Arizona

“There’s gold in them thar hills…” or there was, way back in the early 1890’s, along with a whole mountain of copper. Jerome, Arizona went from an empty stretch of desert and mountain to a thriving boomtown, and then became a ghost town. Now this ghost town is shared by inhabitants and tourists alike. Jerome […]

Phoenix Day Trip: Desert Jeep Tours

Riding a jeep driven by Elena Bibbo is a little bit like a theme park ride, and a little like how the settlers felt coming west on a covered wagon. This jeep wasn’t meant to ride the tame paved roads. No, this jeep and its driver thrive on the desert trails and washes that don’t […]