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Month: January 2018

Saguaro National Park in a day

Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona is a cacti wonderland made for hikers, bikers, and runners. The two separate sections of Saguaro National Park include hiking trails which weave their way around the cacti and paved roads are perfect for marathon trainers and pleasure bicyclists. This is how you do Saguaro National Park in a day- pack a picnic and your hiking boot for an active adventure among the many different types of cacti. Tucson is an easy 2 hour drive from Phoenix and is worth a day or two if you can spare it.  BC and I made the trip Read More

Climbing Camelback and Barrio Cafe

Hello from sunny Phoenix once again. Due to the weather in  Baltimore and the entire East Coast getting some cold weather, wind, and snow we opted to stay in Phoenix for a few extra days. Our airline offered to change our flight for free so we said yes! Two extra days of 75 degrees is much more preferable to 20 degrees with ice and 40 mile per hour winds. Today was filled with adventures climbing Camelback Mountain and eating at the amazing Barrio Cafe. A big calorie burner today was hiking up Camelback Mountain’s Cholla Trail. It is a steep, Read More