More Articles on Arizona

North Rim of the Grand Canyon

North Rim: The Grand Canyon’s other side

The North Rim of the Grand Canyon is my favorite. It’s less crowded. Plus a ponderosa pine forest leads right up to the edge, which gives this side of the canyon a totally different feel. Alan and I discovered the North Rim on a fall national park road trip that took us from Arizona to […]

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Discovering Arizona’s slot canyons

Water Holes, Lower Antelope, Upper Antelope. Are these the names of hiking trails? No, they’re Arizona slot canyons located on the Navajo Reservation near Page, Arizona. Alan and I discovered the photogenic gems while on a photo workshop. But you don’t have to be a boomer photographer to enjoy exploring canyons carved by nature’s power. Walking […]

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Romancing the stars at Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter

If the saying is true that lovers have “stars in their eyes,” then baby boomer romantics are sure to find them at Mt Lemmon SkyCenter near Tucson, Arizona. On February 13 and 14, 2009, Adam Block, Program Coordinator, will host “Astro Amoré,” discussing mythology related to the night sky. He’ll assist star lovers with locating […]

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Mummys Cave

Exploring Canyon de Chelly on a four-wheel-drive adventure

What would you rather do? Peer down into a canyon from the rim drive or venture inside? If you chose being in the canyon, then we recommend exploring Canyon de Chelly by four-wheel-drive. For an introduction to off-roading, Canyon de Chelly National Monument near Chinlé, Arizona, offers baby boomers easy to moderate driving challenges in […]

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Stay at Sunglow Ranch to explore Southeastern Arizona

Walks through a stone forest, views of the Milky Way smeared across the dark night sky, history’s ghost whispering through the ruins of an old fort, birdsong drifting through the trees…this is southeastern Arizona. Lodging and restaurants are scarce in the isolated region, making Sunglow Ranch a rare find for baby boomer travelers. On the […]

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Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Cool thoughts about Hannagan Meadow Lodge

When the thermometer reads 108 degrees in Arizona, this broiling hot baby boomer re-visits her favorite frozen adventures. I picture snow piled high around a rustic cabin, cross-country skiing across a rolling meadow or sitting in the dining room at Hannagan Meadow Lodge watching the snowflakes fall. Located at 9100 ft., in the White Mountains of eastern […]

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