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West Wing Sunrise Mountain Trail

The West Wing/Sunrise Mountain Trail is conveniently located right near West Wing Park! The playground has a nice bathroom, so if you need that before...

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Top Stroller Friendly Trails in Phoenix

Coming from a mom who had three kids three and under, finding time to exercise can be hard. I loved to get my double bob...

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North Mountain Park

North Mountain Park in Phoenix is another beautiful location in Phoenix for hiking. While this area doesn’t have a ton of trails, it does offer...

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Things to do in North Phoenix

We have been writing this blog so long that it was finally time to tackle a round up of just Phoenix. However, Phoenix is so...

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Deem Hills Recreation Area Phoenix

If you have never been to Deem Hills Recreation Area, then you are missing out! And, you are like me-Missing out on amazing scenery, hills...

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Lyman Lake State Park

If you are looking for a camping getaway that has a lake for fishing, boating, petroglyphs, hiking and more, Lyman Lake is for you! With...

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Alamo Lake State Park-Wenden, AZ

Alamo Lake State Park has more than just hiking and trails, it also has swimming, fishing, camping and cabins too! One of the many questions...

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Hassayampa River Preserve-Wickenburg

I have wanted to check out Hassayampa River Preserve in Wickenburg for quite a while now, but I was afraid that we wouldn’t before the...

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Papago Park Phoenix

Have you ever driven past Papago Park in Phoenix and not checked it out? If you are like me, you have seen it while driving...

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Antelope Island -Utah

Going to Salt Lake City meant a trip to the Salt Lake, of course! Unfortunately, we hit a ton of rain (and even snow) on...

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Thunderbird Mountain Conservation Park Glendale

I absolutely love to hike (so, you will be seeing more reviews of trails as the kids get older)! We have done quite a few...

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Usery Mountain Regional Park

We checked out Usery Mountain Regional park because I really wanted to go hiking some place different than the White Tank Regional Park. We love...

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Red Rock State Park-Sedona

We decided to get out of the valley and check out a little hike in Sedona. I googled some information about parks to see if...

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