Celebrating America’s Melting Pot

To celebrate Independence Day, here are some vibrant, living destinations from sea to shining sea where you can experience firsthand the diversity of America’s melting pot.

The Three-Day Best of Tucson

This itinerary is meant to guide you to the city’s very best—the essential Old Pueblo experience. You’ll need your own car, a camera, a hat, and a comfortable pair of walking shoes.

Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon

This full-color guide to Arizona and the Grand Canyon includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps. Freelance writer and reporter Tim Hull offers up the best of Arizona, whether you’re rafting down the Colorado River or exploring the art galleries of Sedona. Hull includes creative trip strategies for all interests, such as A Grand Road […]

Shopping for Authentic Native American Art in Tucson

Despite being hundreds of miles from the Navajo and Hopi Reservations in northeastern Arizona, Tucson has long been known as a center for Native American arts. Here’s a primer on purchasing authentic arts and jewelry and supporting Native American artists.

The Best of the Grand Canyon in One Week

A week provides enough time to sample some of the best the Grand Canyon has to offer. This itinerary covers sightseeing on both the North and South Rims, plus hiking a corridor trail or taking a mule trip into the heart of the canyon.

Explore the Grand Canyon at Night

Sunsets at Grand Canyon National Park are gorgeous, but you don’t have to call it a day when the sun goes down. The canyon’s high elevation, dry air, and dark skies make for spectacular stargazing. Learn more about the best spots and times for viewing the beautiful night sky.

Horseback Riding in Tucson

Horses are an important part of Tucson history, and riding is the best way to get out and see the desert. Here are two stables in the Tucson area that offer trail rides as well as specialty tours, such as a “campfire ride” or “moonlight ride.”