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Study ranks Arizona high for length of workouts

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People in Arizona work out longer than those in almost any other state, according to an analysis of data from millions of users of a popular fitness app. Arizona ranked fifth among states, with an average weekly workout of 79 minutes, said the analysis of data from the MapMyFitness app. California was first, at 87.4… Read More →

Five family friendly adventures in Sedona

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Spring Break is here and many families find themselves itching to escape the mundane and experience an ultimate getaway —even if it is just to get away from the weather. The Southwest’s answer is a Sedona escape to 75-degree bliss, offering all the fun a family could want, with amenities against a backdrop unlike any other. Sedona… Read More →

Sedona offers world’s most scenic hiking trails

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There are plenty of reasons to make hiking part of a daily activity routine in 2015. With Sedona as the backdrop, visitors will rush to the illustrious trails spanning the red rock terrain, with jaw-dropping views of Sedona’s landscape and topography. Taking advantage of the backdrop, mountain-goers can bask in the sunshine while keeping their… Read More →

Experience AZ: Fall-Winter 2013

Experience AZ Digital Issue
by in Experience AZ Magazine

ARIZONA PACKS ADVENTURES FOR EVERYONE, EVERY DAY Ten years after moving to Arizona from upstate New York, people still ask me what I like the most about living in the Grand Canyon state. My answer is always the same: “I haven’t had to shovel snow once since I moved here.” But if I lived a… Read More →

Work It Out Wednesday: Take a Night Hike

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by in Healthy Living | Shape

By Meg Krivanec It’s no secret that the Valley is home to an array of hikes and ideal weather. Hiking allows you to enjoy the outdoors and get the leg workout of the century without making the commitment of camping — you don’t have to pitch a tent or make a fire. Night hikes offer… Read More →

Improvements coming to Walnut Canyon trail

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by in Play

Officials at Walnut Canyon National Monument are reconstructing a trail that gives visitors a view of 25 cliff dwelling rooms. The one-mile Island Trail will be closed for the rest of the month. Crews will be removing the asphalt along the trail to prepare it for repaving later this year. Other improvements over the next… Read More →

Popular Camelback hiking trail close

JAMIE LOVES: Hiking Arizona
by in Shape

A trail to the summit of Camelback Mountain is closed until next fall to provide time for renovations to the parking lot and reconstruction of parts of the popular hiking route. Since there is only limited street parking at Camelback Mountain’s Cholla trailhead, Phoenix parks officials are encouraging hikers to explore the city’s other mountains.… Read More →

Popular Camelback trail closed for work

Extreme Sport, Arizona Adventures
by in Business News | Sports

A trail to the summit of Camelback Mountain is closed until next fall to provide time for renovations to the parking lot and reconstruction of parts of the popular hiking route. Since there is only limited street parking at Camelback Mountain’s Cholla trailhead, Phoenix parks officials are encouraging hikers to explore the city’s other mountains.… Read More →

Southern Arizona Day Trips

Mission San Xavier del Bac is also known as the "White Dove of the Desert."
by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of southern Arizona attractions to plan a great day trip. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 N. Kinney Rd., Tucson 520-883-1380 The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural… Read More →

Northern Arizona Day Trips

The Grand Canyon National Park makes a great day trip.
by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of northern Arizona attractions to plan a great day trip. Aravaipa Canyon BLM Safford Field Office: 711 14th Ave., Safford 928-348-4400 Home to unique plant and fish communities,… Read More →

Bed And Breakfasts Around Arizona

Bed and breakfasts can be the perfect option for those who'd like to get away while still enjoying the comforts of home.
by in Around Arizona | Lists

Getting away for the weekend can be fun, but sometimes it’s nice to have the comforts of home available even while away on vacation.  Bed and breakfasts can be the perfect option for those who’d like to get away while still enjoying the comforts of home. Here’s a list of bed and breakfasts around Arizona… Read More →

The Fall And Ensuing Therapy Session On Red Mountain

Red Mountain Trailhead photographed by Kristine Cannon
by in Around Arizona | Travel

The Fall & Ensuing Therapy Session on Red Mountain The walls feel entirely too far apart at this point. I could feel myself breaking into a cold sweat. The orange-hued walls tower above me, the sunlight receding until it leaves me in the mountain’s chilly shadow. That’s all this place was anyway – a large cave,… Read More →