Arizona

A Day at Cochise Stronghold: The Last Great Apache Hideout
Arizona

A Day at Cochise Stronghold: The Last Great Apache Hideout

Blogging has taken last place lately behind teaching and working on a M.Ed. full-time. However, summer vacation is fast approaching, the weather is beautiful, and the world is calling. Travel will always be a non-negotiable for me, so no matter how busy I am, I will always make time, even […]

All the Reasons Why I Love and Hate Sedona
Arizona

All the Reasons Why I Love and Hate Sedona

  Sedona, like life, is beautiful but imperfect. Sedona and I have had a love-hate relationship since 2011. The scenery is amazing, the archaeology is cool, but… there are things that I can’t stand about Red Rock Country. It’s time for a talk. Love: Driving Around Before planning any activities […]

How to Conquer Fear and Explore the Magic of Coronado Cave
Arizona

How to Conquer Fear and Explore the Magic of Coronado Cave

Welcome to Coronado National Memorial. One of the only places in Arizona where you can explore a cave on your own. No permits, guides or lines.¬†Arizona never fails to amaze me, and Coronado cave exceeded my expectations. I’ll guide you as you follow in the footsteps of Coronado, and conquer […]

Exploring Forgotten History at Tubac and Tumacacori
Arizona

Exploring Forgotten History at Tubac and Tumacacori

Getting There Just fifty miles south of Tuscon in Santa Cruz county (near Nogales) is an interesting place full of Arizona history and culture. I spent the day uncovering the forgotten history of Tubac and Tumacacori. Their history is forever intertwined and part of a greater story of the American […]

The Best of Bisbee Guide: 24 Hours in the Old West
Arizona, United States Travel

The Best of Bisbee Guide: 24 Hours in the Old West

Bisbee: Where Copper Was Queen Locally roasted coffee, ghost stories, mining history, shopping, historic hotels, and museums? Is there one place to find all of that? The answer is yes. Bisbee, Arizona. I’ve been visiting Bisbee on and off since 2011, and every visit is something different. I may spend […]

Arizona Adventures: Hiking for History in the Huachucas
Arizona

Arizona Adventures: Hiking for History in the Huachucas

Anyone who knows me knows that I love history and geology. Combine that with a scenic hike and that’s my idea of a perfect day. When I heard that there’s an abandoned mining town at the top of the Huachuca mountains, I was super excited. Not exploring it isn’t an […]