The Oregon Trail is more than a simple hike — it's a journey through time.
Even during a busy holiday weekend, you can still find pockets of solitude in Oak Creek Canyon.
Embarking upon the road toward your next adventure can be as exciting as the trail itself.
Heading west on Bloody Basin Road from Interstate 17, the desert expands like a balloon. And the road itself, which turns immediately to dust and gravel, winds through low-country scrub as it inches into the Bradshaw Mountains.
5 attractions along Arizona's stretch of historic Route 66 that are sure to inspire wonder and nostalgia.
“People who live in Arizona have easy access to some of the most extraordinary landscapes on the entire planet,” says Rick Quinn, “and I’m continually amazed by how few Arizonans take advantage of more than a tiny fraction of their options.” Rick is the author of the new book Arizona and New Mexico: 25 Scenic Side Trips, a guide to road trips that start and end at Interstate highways but take travelers into the heart of what makes the Southwest so captivating.