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Fountain Hills Park and Splash Pad

Last week we wanted to get out of the West Valley and try and take a drive to get the kids to fall asleep. I...

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Arrowhead Shores Park-Peoria

I decided to head out in the Surprise-ish area for a new park and picked Arrowhead Shores Park. Not a far drive from Surprise, but...

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Sunset Park-Sedona

It wouldn’t be a full trip to anywhere without checking out a park. We knew that our kiddos wouldn’t just want to go for a...

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Deer Village Park

If you have children of all ages, this park is a great one to check out. There is something for every kid at this park....

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Gateway Park-El Mirage

I had heard Gateway Park in El Mirage had a splash pad and was really nice, so of course we had to check it out....

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Schliefer Park-Youngtown

I decided to do a “Youngtown” AZ day lasts week and randomly pick a few parks to try out. The Youngtown website is a bit...

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Florence Ely Nelson Desert Park-Scottsdale

We made a trip to the east side with this park, the Florence Ely Nelson Desert Park. If you are looking for a little trail...

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Terramar Park Peoria

This past weekend we did a donation/photo shoot with a person I met through my blog, Sergio DeSoto at a park in Vistancia, and then...

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Alta Vista Park-Peoria

Another day, another park. My oldest, Munchie, asks me every day “Are we going to a new park today?” I absolutely love finding new parks!...

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Pioneer Community Park-Peoria

Pioneer Park in Peoria is one of the favorites in the Valley! With a wonderful splashpad, covered playgrounds for tots and big kids, a fishing...

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Westgreen Park Peoria

Our Park Series has been leading us to Peoria lately, so we (well, I) decided to try Westgreen Park in Peoria. Its on 8555 N...

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Rio Vista Community Park-Peoria

I am always looking for new parks to add to the “Park Series”, so we decided to check out Rio Vista Community Park off of...

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Surprise Parks with Playgrounds

There are so many great communities in the Valley with great parks, let alone great businesses and events that are family friendly. I’m starting my...

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Aleppo Park-Litchfield Park

Update 2017**  It’s sometimes fun going back to a park that you haven’t been to in..gasp almost three years..and seeing how it has changed. And...

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Tempe Beach Splash Pad

This Splash Pad was taken out in 2016 and has not been replaced-2018 On Sunday, we ventured to the Tempe Beach Splash Pad (What, a...

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