Rockhounding at Dobell Ranch
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Petrified wood is one of Arizona’s most unique and interesting oddities – fragments of ancient trees that, over the course of millions of years, have turned to stone with the help of the perfect set of geological conditions. In 1988, … Read More

Petrified Forest National Park
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Tucked away in northeastern Arizona, Petrified Forest National Park sits just three hours east of the Grand Canyon, yet averages ten times fewer visitors per year. It may be more humble in scale and topography, but it’s by no means … Read More

Exploring the Grand Canyon by Helicopter
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Whether you’re hiking the rim, venturing down into the gorge, rafting the Colorado’s infamous rapids, or enjoying a bird’s-eye view from above, the Grand Canyon is pretty spectacular from all angles. That said, for those who love to take to … Read More

O’Leary Peak Lookout
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We stumbled across the O’Leary Peak Lookout Trail while searching for a snow-free, spring hike around Flagstaff. It by no means looked epic, but it seemed like it might be a decent little outing. It was a ten-mile round-trip hike … Read More

Coal Mine Canyon
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About twenty miles southeast of Tuba City, Arizona sits a remote canyon at the edge of the Painted Desert. The sprawling gorge is home to colorful badlands, painted rock spires and hoodoos. Spanning Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservation land, it’s … Read More

Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area
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Southeastern Arizona is a birder’s paradise and one of the country’s premier hotspots for those looking to bolster their ABA checklists. With the state boasting around 550 species, people come from all over the country in hopes of spotting rare … Read More

White Sands National Park
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Nestled in the Tularosa Basin beneath the peaks of the San Andres Mountains, New Mexico’s White Sands National Park is home to the largest gypsum dune fields in the world. The ultra-fine sand grains are brilliant white, shimmering like freshly … Read More

Hop Hunters: Seattle
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Quite possibly one of the best craft beer cities in the country, Seattle is a great place to visit if you’re looking for great brews. With the hop capital of the world just a couple hours southeast and dozens of … Read More

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