We spent 11 short months in Arizona and managed to tour quite a bit of this beautiful state. While it’s not the place we want to settle, we enjoyed our time here and explored as often as possible. Here are a few of my favorite experiences just in case you ever make it out this way (and you certainly should)!
Favorite Hike: Bright Angel to Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon National Park
Other Great Hiking: Sabino Canyon 7 Falls Trail, Saguaro National Park West or East, Carr Canyon, Miller Peak, I’m missing so many, this entire state is filled with great hiking!
Favorite Flora: Saguaro Cacti
Best Bloody Mary: Hotel Congress, Tucson
Favorite Hokey Tourist Stop: Tombstone
Best Destination for Hippies: Bisbee, AZ
Favorite Picnic Spot: San Pedro River
Must-See Museums: Pima County Air & Space, Desert Museum
Favorite Local Fare: El Guero Canelo’s Sonoran Hot Dog, Tucson
Favorite Vegan Fare: Poco, Bisbee, AZ
Favorite Kayaking Spot: Parker Canyon Lake
Favorite City Getaway: Scottsdale, while there you must stop by DeFalco’s Italian Deli, amazing!
So, Arizona, it’s been fun but we are on to the next adventure!