Paddle Boarding Classes With REI

Summers in Phoenix are hot! Cool down with Stand Up Paddle Board classes from REI. Give it a chance, it’s a fun way to get some exercise, have some fun, and learn something new. During these hot summers we have to find ways to cool down! Paddle boarding classes with REI cover all the bases!… Continue reading Paddle Boarding Classes With REI

Don’t Leave Phoenix This Summer

It’s summer which means it’s time to get the heck out of Phoenix! Or…maybe not? Here are five things you can do in Phoenix in the summer that won’t give you heatstroke! Don’t Leave Phoenix This Summer Let’s not waste any time. There’s a lot of activities you can enjoy here in Phoenix without worrying… Continue reading Don’t Leave Phoenix This Summer

The 5 Best Hiking And Biking Trails in North Phoenix

Living at The Place at Sonoran Trails gives you great access to hiking trails that lead you through the beautiful, ever changing Sonoran Desert. These trails can range from easy to hard and you can run, hike or bike them! Take a look some of our favorite trails and choose your next outdoor adventure! Bobcat… Continue reading The 5 Best Hiking And Biking Trails in North Phoenix

Where to See Beautiful Fall Colors in Northern Arizona

Head to Northern Arizona and take in the beautiful fall colors this month. We’re highlighting some of our favorite spots to take in the fall colors and get outside. Sedona A two hour drive north from Scottsdale, Sedona is the best place to see the colors change. The changing colors against the red rock backgrounds… Continue reading Where to See Beautiful Fall Colors in Northern Arizona

Take a Dip at these Arizona Swimming Holes

It’s summer in Arizona which means it’s H O T. Luckily, we found some swimming holes that are perfect to cool off in. Plus they’re in the state so it won’t be super expensive — just a nice little day trip! (via ArizonaSwimmingHoles) 1. Slide Rock: Where: Sedona How Much: $20 memorial Weekend to Labor… Continue reading Take a Dip at these Arizona Swimming Holes

10 Can’t Miss Events in Phoenix this August

The summer may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean the events stop! In this last month of summer, make sure you check out these can’t miss events. There’s fun for everyone, no matter your age! 1. CITY LIGHTS MOVIE NIGHT: When: August 11th, Where: Patriots Park What: An outdoor movie experience Website:… Continue reading 10 Can’t Miss Events in Phoenix this August

The Down Low On Monsoons

What exactly is a monsoon? Is it what Justin Long stands in while yelling “You should know I’m standing in the middle of a monsoon right now!” during the movie Comet or is it a weird combination between dust and rain? Probably just a thunderstorm, right? Living on the East coast, I’m used to thunderstorms… Continue reading The Down Low On Monsoons

Summer Events At Garlands!

This summer, Garland’s Oak Creek Lodge is hosting THREE events. From picnic-ing with your family to spending a night under the stars with your loved one, you can enjoy all that Garland’s has to offer. Continue reading for more information about each event. Tickets are on sale now for all the events. GONE PICNIC-ING: Come… Continue reading Summer Events At Garlands!

Four Ways to Enjoy A Hike (From a Girl Who’s Only Been Hiking Once)

Moving across the country has been one of the coolest things I’ve ever done. No pun intended; it’s REALLY hot out here. I’m originally from Pennsylvania, so the lack of green is sad, but the amount of hiking that people do here is incredible. Every person I’ve met has talked about hiking and it was… Continue reading Four Ways to Enjoy A Hike (From a Girl Who’s Only Been Hiking Once)

Biking in Phoenix

As the weather heats up we all want to get outside and now there are more opportunities for you to go biking in Phoenix. Phoenix is making it easier to get around on bicycles through innovative bike-share programs that are growing across the valley. In November of 2014, The Grid Bike Share system was launched… Continue reading Biking in Phoenix