Pickin’ in the Pines Festival is just the right vibe

Pickin’ in the Pines Festival is just the right vibe

By Joanna Dodder Nellans If Goldilocks is a bluegrass and acoustic music fan, she surely would choose the annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival in Flagstaff. The comparison may sound trite, but Pickin’ in the Pines truly has evolved into...
Spectacular Red Rock Crossing offers cool respite from heat

Spectacular Red Rock Crossing offers cool respite from heat

By Joanna Dodder Nellans About the time that June’s scorching sunrays hit Prescott each year, locals are longing for a plunge into nature’s cool waters. But what to do, since the creeks are too low and officials from the City of Prescott and Prescott National Forest...
Annual Fun Run promises Route 66 nostalgia

Annual Fun Run promises Route 66 nostalgia

By Joanna Dodder Nellans If you get a kick out of Route 66 nostalgia and classic cars, the Route 66 Fun Run is the perfect combo. The 32nd annual Fun Run starts in Seligman Friday, May 3 and winds 140 miles to the Colorado River by Sunday, May 5. It’s the longest...
Day Trip Adventure: Black Canyon City

Day Trip Adventure: Black Canyon City

Black Canyon City offers much more than pies By Joanna Dodder Nellans You may be among the thousands of annual Interstate 17 travelers who make a quick stop for a slice of pie at the Rock Springs Café on the way to and from the Phoenix area. But have you ever checked...
Get your  Spooks in  Jerome

Get your Spooks in Jerome

By Joanna Dodder Nellans There’s no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than a spooky tour, and there’s no better place to do it than Jerome, where century-old buildings echo with Old West spirits. Labeled the “Wickedest Town in the West” by a New York...