Day Trips around AZ


Our state has so much to offer just a short car trip away. Check out one {or all} of these fantastic destinations in AZ.

How to See Northern Arizona in One Day

Having visitors out here in Arizona is always a blessing! It gives us time to reconnect with distant family and lets our kids see how amazing our loved ones are.  After 8 years in the desert, we have a tried and true route that will leave your visitors feeling like they got to see it […]

Quick Get Away in Strawberry

I don’t know about you but when the temperature creeps up, I itch to get the heck outta town. My family has a cabin up north which has always been a great escape! Recently on a “Rhino” ride around Strawberry, I saw the cutest little inn. Now this place was not always so quaint, so […]

5 tips on visiting the Grand Canyon with kids

This summer we took our 10 year old twins and our 7 year old to the Grand Canyon. I am really wondering why I did not take them earlier?! What an experience! Here are five tips you need when visiting the Grand Canyon with kids. And find out how your 4th grader can get your whole family […]

Top 5 Things to Do in Prescott :: {A Prescott Staycation}

In mid-December, my hubby and I decided we needed to get away for a night, just the two of us.  Funds were limited (I mean, it was December after all) so rather than travel too far away, we decided a staycation was probably the best option for us. We’d heard good things about the little […]

Sedona with Kids: A Perfect Day Trip & Mini-Hike

Can I tell you guys how much I love our Facebook community? While in the throes of planning Thanksgiving dinner and getting ready to host my in-laws for a long weekend last month, I posted this question on the SMB Facebook Page: Lucky for me, SMB reader Lauren replied right away with this: Had I […]

{Local Tip:  There are so many fantastic destinations all around the state. Pick a town and hit the road. Also with just a little research beforehand you can find the greatest local shops, coffee houses, and restaurants in every town. So fun discovering something new!}


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