100 Things to do in Sedona: Red Rock Country
June 30, 2022

Are you looking for the things to do in Sedona, Arizona? If you are planning a trip to these beautiful colorful, surreal red rock formations and looking for the energy vortexes, I’ve got you covered! Cathedral Rock Sedona is located in the state of Arizona and has become a popular tourist destination for both Americans as well as international visitors because it provides stunning natural beauty, a wide range of outdoor adventures, and lots of amenities. Where is Sedona? This red rock country is about a 2-hour drive from Phoenix, 20 minutes to Cottonwood, 40 minutes to Camp Verde, and 40 minutes to Flagstaff. If you are anywhere near these locations, you must take a day trip there. If you are planning to visit Sedona, then here are some …

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Things to do in Cottonwood: Family Fun for Everyone
June 26, 2022

If you're looking for some fun things to do in Cottonwood, Arizona, you've come to the right place! This charming town in the heart of Verde Valley is home to a variety of family-friendly attractions that are sure to please everyone in your group. From historical sites, Verde Valley wine tours, to outdoor adventures, Cottonwood has something for everyone. Shopping in historic old town Cottonwood was my favorite thing to do. Greetings from Cottonwood Cottonwood is located to the northeast of Prescott and southwest of the red rocks of Sedona and on the Verde River. Its lower elevation (ranging from 3,300 to 3,900 feet above sea level) makes it a great location for your next Arizona adventure. It is 8 minutes to Verde Canyon Railroad, 20 minutes …

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Things to do at Blazin' M Ranch
June 23, 2022

Have you been to Blazin' M Ranch in Cottonwood, Arizona? This western-themed frontier town offers family entertainment and more. There's plenty to do at Blazin' M Ranch, whether you're looking for an evening of western activities, a romantic getaway, or fun family activities. The Blazin' M Ranch is about 20 minutes from Sedona, 30 minutes from Camp Verde and it's about 90 miles north of Phoenix. It is right next to Dead Horse Ranch State Park and a hop, skip, and a jump away from downtown Cottonwood. It is a really fun western town that has a variety of unique shops and activities for individuals of all ages. Come and check out a one-of-a-kind and exciting shopping experience, entertainment, and all kinds of interesting activities. Things to do at …

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Safari Tent Glamping in Camp Verde: Camp in a Safari Luxury Tent
June 4, 2022

Looking for a unique camping experience? Safari glamping in Camp Verde might be just what you're looking for! These luxury safari tents offer all the amenities of home, plus the fun of camping in the great outdoors. You'll enjoy waking up to the sounds of nature and spending your days exploring all that Camp Verde has to offer. There are so many family friendly things to do in Camp Verde. We visited the The Verde Valley Archeology Center and the Fort Verde State Historic Park, Montezuma Castle National Monument, and Out of Africa (a MUST SEE!) There are also some great horse back riding and hiking trails. Camping in Camp Verde Camping in Camp Verde is a great way to get away from it all and enjoy …

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Fun Things to do in Williams, Arizona
November 1, 2021

Are you looking for the best things to do in Williams? You will feel like you went back in time... Williams, Arizona is a small city with a population of around 3,000 people in Northern Arizona. Williams is a 20 minute drive to Kaibab National Forest, 60 miles from Grand Canyon, 40 minutes to Flagstaff, and hour and 15 minutes to Sedona or Prescott. It is known as the gateway to the Grand Canyon and Route 66. There are plenty of fun things to do in Williams, Arizona like checking out the historic buildings, shopping at the Valle Travel Stop, exploring downtown Williams, taking a train ride, eating at local restaurants, visiting local museums or you can spend time exploring natural trails through the mountainside. Where to Stay There …

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10 Reasons To Stay At The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
October 7, 2021

If you're looking for a luxury resort in the Pointe HiltonTapatio Cliffs Resort, then look no further. This relaxing mountain resort has many amenities and activities to offer to its guests. There are so many reasons for staying at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. From fine dining at their restaurant with magnificent views to floating around or dipping your toes in the hot tubs at one of their 8 pools, you are sure to have a memorable stay. Related Post Sedona Resort at Bell Rock And there are lots of nearby attractions. For instance, the Pointe Tapatio Cliffs Resort is just minutes away from the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, Musical Instrument Museum, Wrigley Mansion, North Mountain Park and the Carnival of Illusion. When you get to the lobby, don't forget to …

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Family Friendly Things to do at Camp Verde
June 20, 2021

Are you looking for family friendly things to do at Camp Verde? Well, you have come to the right place! There is so much to do in Camp Verde, you won't know where to start! Visit Montezuma Castle National Monument to learn about the area's rich history, then explore the Verde Valley Archaeology Center. Camp Verde is also known for some great horse back riding and hiking. You may even discover some cliff dwellings. Even though I grew up in Arizona, I had never been to Camp Verde. I had driven near or through it, but never stopped. I had no idea how much history lies there. Location It's just about an hour from Phoenix, Flagstaff, Prescott, and Payson. It's also just 20 minutes …

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Dine in an Igloo at the Hilton Sedona Resort At Bell Rock
May 10, 2021

Have you ever visited Sedona, Arizona? And have your ever Dined in an igloo at the Hilton Sedona Resort At Bell Rock? It is an experience for sure! If you told me a year ago that I would be in Sedona this time this year, I'd say, "of course I will be!" I visit the 'Spiritual Mecca of the Southwest’ often. It's my escape from the hustle and bustle of Phoenix. Sedona is just an hour and a half away from Phoenix and 40 minutes from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport. It's an hour to get to Bearizona Wildlife Park and two to get to the Grand Canyon. I often visit Prescott first and then make my way there. It's two hours and 45 minutes from …

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Find some Serenity at Club Wyndham Sedona
March 1, 2021

I grew up in the Phoenix area and recently moved back after a 24 year hiatus in Florida.  I've been to Sedona a few times and decided to take my family to see it. When looking for hotels and resorts, we gravitate towards family-friendly places and have stayed at the Wyndham in Disney Springs and the Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort, so it was a no-brainer to check out the Wyndham Sedona, a vacation resort rental.   So, we decided to do a review for Club Wyndham Sedona, the most family friendly resort in Sedona. Check in is easy.  There are cookies at the front desk.  Need I say more? Suites Wyndham Sedona is family friendly, with lots of amenities and offers one-bedroom suites and two-bedroom deluxe suites that comfortably …

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Things to do at Bearizona Wildlife Park
February 16, 2021

Are you looking for things to do at Bearizona Wildlife Park while you are there? There's a lot to see and do, including a drive through, so you'll need this list to ready. Bearizona Wildlife Park is located in Northern Arizona, amongst the Kaibab National Forest. It is one hour south of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, 30 minutes west of Flagstaff, 40 minutes from Cottonwood, and three hours southeast of Las Vegas, NV. It's literally 5 minutes from downtown Williams, AZ. We are a family that loves to travel and our traveling was cut short this year. There has been a lot of destinations closing which made it hard to travel for our family. Even though we did some traveling while remote learning, we …

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Budget Friendly Things to do in Flagstaff, Arizona
January 23, 2021

Frolic in the snow and check out budget friendly things to do in Flagstaff, Arizona with the family like visit downtown Flagstaff, grab some coffee or take a hike. We recently went to Flagstaff, Arizona with the boys.  They were so excited to play in the snow but other than that, we weren't sure what kind of activities we were going to do but we wanted to discover Flagstaff.  Because of the weather, we had to prepare a bit. I It's amazing that you can go from wearing a tee shirt in Phoenix to snow boots and winter clothes in just 2 hours. This is a great reason to live in Arizona. The weather in different areas is so versatile. There are so many …

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Visit Sky Ranch Lodge in Sedona for Amazing Views
January 8, 2021

If you are looking for a unique, rustic experience on your Sedona getaway, Sky Ranch Lodge will offer an experience you will not only never forget but leave you aching to go back. It is the best boutique hotel in Sedona. Sky Ranch Lodge Sedona is one of my favorite getaways. The red rock and vortexes keep me coming back. There's also so many things to do in Sedona like sit and watch the amazing views, one which is my favorite at Sky Ranch Lodge. I went there twice last month and it was such a treat! The first getaway was a spur of the moment getaway; a wellness trip. I really wanted to relax and hang out in Sedona. I just …

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Fun Things to do in Heber Overgaard
January 7, 2021

Have you ever been to Heber Overgaad? It's an awesome place to visit.  From fishing for rainbow trout to horse back riding, there is so many fun things to do in Heber Overgaard. Heber was initially inhabited by Mormon pioneers in the late 1800s. They moved to the region from Utah after church authorities told them to look for suitable locations to establish towns and settle their families. I grew up in Arizona but had never heard of Heber Overgaard.  Now that I have moved back, there is so much I want to explore.  I've been back to Sedona and checked out some local places.   I also get up to Prescott often which has an elevation of 5367 feet, but Heber Overgaard has an …

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Traveling During Covid while Remote Learning
January 4, 2021

Sometimes all you need is a change of scenery when things seem to be so heavy, like the state of the world. Remote learning is not my forte, but I do what I need to do. It's got to get done! We are not a family that sits still. We love family travel like taking road trips and discovering new places. So, when we stayed in Heber Overgaard, we drove to Pinetop to eat lunch and decided we needed to go back. This time would be different though. Traveling during Covid takes careful thought. We are in the middle of a pandemic where traveling is less appealing to some, but with the right tools, we make it happen. We …

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Top 5 Things to Do in the Grand Canyon
June 22, 2020

There are so many things to do in the Grand Canyon. Lucky to be living at a stone’s throw away from one of the seven natural wonders of the world, we’ve visited the Grand Canyon dozens of times. Bizarrely, we’ve felt the same insignificance standing face to face with this grand creation of nature. And even though we’ve been here during every season, it’s quite impossible to pinpoint any preference. This is because no matter when you see it, Grand Canyon will never fail to awe you with its breathtaking beauty. With so many sights and sounds of this region, like Colorado River Whitewater Rafting and visiting Skywalk & Eagle Point, you will always find something interesting to do. Let’s start with the …

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A Wellness Travel Trip to Sedona, Arizona
July 19, 2019

Wondering where you should book your next vacation? How about Sedona, Arizona! This beautifully mountainous town just two hours outside of Phoenix is the perfect getaway from the heat and the masses. Make sure you book your ticket for travel between March and May and you’ll catch the hot weather with a reprieve from the cool breeze! This weekend guide to Sedona will show you the best food, hikes and places to stay in Sedona. We believe you should feel well while you are traveling so, the recommendations will reflect that. Here’s to good health and happy vacations! Where to Eat in Sedona Sedona is packed with local and delicious restaurants. Whether you have 17 different allergies or can eat anything under the sun, they have something for …

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