The temperature is high, the winds are getting stronger in the afternoons, and the thunderhead clouds are building up in the north. If you’re familiar with our weather patterns, you’ll know these are some of the early signs of monsoon season, perhaps the most interesting time of the year when it … [Read more...] about Monsoon Season Has Begun!
The golf world is about to unite in Scottsdale! If you’re in the loop on anything golf, you’ll know that the Waste Management Phoenix Open is a huge deal. The best golf players in the world come to TPC Scottsdale for a tournament that is broadcast nationwide. Some of the big names in attendance … [Read more...] about WM Phoenix Open Begins February 7th
12/17/1967: THE SNOWIEST DAY IN ARIZONA HISTORY If you’ve lived here for a while, you know that every couple years, a little bit of snow (or snow-like precipitation called “graupel”) isn’t unheard of. The high country of Arizona is often coated in brilliant blankets of snow for a good part of the … [Read more...] about The Snowiest Day in Arizona’s History
February 14th is most often celebrated nationwide as Valentine's Day, a day of love, romance, and chocolate. But, if you're single and you live in Arizona, February 14th probably just means one thing to you: Arizona's birthday. This coincidence goes mostly unnoticed today, but 110 years ago, it … [Read more...] about Arizona is “The Valentine State”
Vicky Derksen of Night Sky Tourist and the Fountain Hills Dark Sky Association knows everything that goes on in the sky above our heads. We asked her for a brief rundown of this year’s best eclipses and meteor showers. Here’s a basic schedule of what to look forward to when you look up to the night … [Read more...] about Best Night Sky Events Coming in 2022
The Wine Hubs of Arizona Believe it or not, Arizona is home to several hubs of winemaking. Vineyards are located around the state, with several hotspots that anybody can travel to and experience all their benefits. Where are the viticultural hubs of Arizona? The Arizona Wine Growers … [Read more...] about The Wine Hubs of Arizona
Best Places to Experience Snow in Arizona Snow is not unusual in Fountain Hills or on nearby Four Peaks, and when it happens it might last anywhere from a few hours to a few days on the ground. Luckily for fans of winter activities, there are tons of places in Arizona that do get regular and … [Read more...] about Best Places to Experience Snow in Arizona
The Gold King Mine in Jerome There are some pretty picturesque (and spooky) ghost towns and abandoned places within a few hours of the Phoenix area. These are just a few of the hundreds of cool abandoned places around Arizona, each one coming with an equally vibrant (and often crazy) history. … [Read more...] about Arizona Ghost Towns to Visit Before Halloween