Arizona is overflowing with ways to explore the great outdoors. Take advantage of these easy-to-achieve adventures that are fun for the whole family. No matter how many kids you have on board or what their ages are, there’s something for everyone in this guide.
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5 Reasons to Make This the Year of the Cowboy
Pull on your boots and tighten your stampede string! It’s time to book the ultimate dude ranch vacation. Wide open spaces, simplified travel plans, and immune-boosting perks make it an easy choice.
Unforgettable Discoveries in Wind River Country
Go beyond Yellowstone National Park. Slow down in Wyoming’s Wind River Country and discover your own unforgettable holiday moments.
Top 5 Things To Do in Wyoming’s Wind River Country
I like to have room to breathe when I travel. For me, sharing a viewing platform with 50 other people doesn’t feel special; I’m trying to escape the seething mass of humanity, not meld with it. In the past, I thought I’d only find this space in the most remote parts of the American Midwest – but I was wrong. You can find your room to breathe in Wind River Country, Fremont County, Wyoming.
Our weekend escape to Saratoga, Wyoming
When it comes to vacation, I love a place that combines the outdoors with relaxation. I had driven the scenic byway between Laramie and Rawlins, Wyoming before and knew that spending a few nights somewhere in between was a must. Surrounded by the Medicine Bow National Forest, I knew that an escape to Saratoga would be the perfect weekend. Eliza and I headed out early, left the traffic and city behind for the mountains with our swimsuits and fly rods in tow.
Adventure and Relax at the Lodges of East Yellowstone
Need some ideas on how to spend your Yellowstone vacation? If you stay at the lodges of East Yellowstone, you’ll have tons of awesome outdoor activities right outside your front door. From guided horseback riding to fly fishing tours, delicious dinners and crackling evening fires, a stay at the Lodges of East Yellowstone provides everything you need.
Wickenburg: The Old West in a Modern Town
Recently I left my Wyoming home and headed south into Arizona’s desert landscape to explore the town of Wickenburg. Surrounded by unique natural landscapes, it is home to an interesting history, lively streets and friendly faces. If you are headed down to Southern Arizona, Wickenburg is a must for your list of places to visit. It would be easy to spend lots of time in this town, but let’s discuss some highlights from my short visit.
Lodges of East Yellowstone – Finding Your Special Place in The Wild
Let’s be honest: I have always been a bit hesitant about visiting Yellowstone National Park. It sounds crazy, I know. I was skeptical about these bumper to bumper cars and these crowds of people that everyone always spoke about. I thought to myself, “is this really what Yellowstone is all about, is there really not some place that is still in the wild?” Well I’m glad I didn’t fall into the talk of the crowds. Let me tell you about The Lodges of East Yellowstone.
Dude Ranchers’ Association: Kick off your boots for an authentic dude ranch vacation!
The coffee is hot and breakfast is served—the perfect wake up call. You pull up your boots and meet your guide for the day. As you make your way outside, the air is crisp and cool. You slip a saddle on your horse, and head out onto the trail. Your guide points out mountain ranges in the distance and identifies bird species in nearby trees. As lunch approaches, you pull off at a spectacular viewpoint, then enjoy your packed lunch.