Arizona offers plenty to do for the active boomer traveler. And there’s so much to see and do beyond the Grand Canyon or Monument Valley. From Tucson’s Sonoran Desert to the San Francisco mountains near Flagstaff, discover ideas for your next trip. Our first-person articles will take you there!
When readers ask the best books to bring on an Arizona trip, I recommend Arizona Road & Recreation Atlas by Benchmark and Hiking Arizona by Falcon Guide.
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36 Hours in Tucson for the Active Baby Boomer
Alan and I lived in Tucson for 11 years. So when it comes to offering tips for a weekend getaway in the Old Pueblo, you’ve come to the right place!Read More >
Scenic Drive on the Grand Canyon's North Rim
While hiking and admiring the view are must-dos at the Grand Canyon, don’t rule out a scenic drive. I’ll show you just where to go for a beautiful half day on the North Rim.Read More >
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North Rim Grand Canyon National Park: The Ultimate Guide
A trip to the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona is a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience. Over the course of 5 to 6 million years, the Colorado River has carved a 277-mile path through layer upon layer of geology creating a gorge that’s a mile deep. Luckily for us, our forefathers were wise enough to preserve 1.2 […]
How to Spend Three Days in Flagstaff, Arizona
Are you looking for a 3 day itinerary in Flagstaff, Arizona? You’ve come to the right place! Teresa Otto shares her experience exploring Flagstaff. Get ready for national monuments, delicious food and some celestial surprises. Find out more with Teresa’s tips for how to spend 3 days in Flagstaff. I confess, I’d been to Flagstaff twice […]
Exploring Canyon de Chelly on a four-wheel-drive adventure
Canyon de Chelly, located on the Navajo Reservation, sits atop the Defiance Plateau along the northeastern edge of Arizona. This off-the-beaten-path national monument combines spectacular scenery, ancient cliff dwellings, and a look at a traditional Navajo way of life. It’s well worth the time and effort to explore. People have lived in Canyon de Chelly […]
The Best Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips for 2023
It takes a plan to enjoy a trade event as large as the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. My Tucson Gem Show travel tips will take you there. Held annually since 1955, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is considered to be the largest, oldest, most prestigious gem show in the world. Visitors will find […]
One-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary for Boomer Travelers
There are many things to see and do in the American Southwest. From a variety of national parks like the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley to charming little towns, this area of the the country is really exceptional. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a boomer road trip through the Southwest, […]
Exploring the White Pocket on a Boomer Adventure in Arizona
If anything piques our travel radar, it’s exploring the many off-the beaten-path travel destinations located throughout the American Southwest. Guest writer, Bill Haskamp, is here to tell us all about one of the most remarkable and isolated sites in Vermillion Cliffs National Monument as we go exploring White Pocket, Arizona. By way of introduction, I’m […]