Category Archives: Arizona

Verde Valley Arizona

Verde Valley is truly a greener valley in the desert that is Arizona.  Located about midway between Phoenix and Flagstaff it has several year-round rivers providing water to support a thriving population for thousands of years.  It is estimated that … Continue reading

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Apache Scenic Loop and Kayaking with Saguaros

Casa Grande gave us a good jumping off point to explore the greater Phoenix area.  The Apache Scenic Loop is a spectacular highway tour of the Superstition Mountains.  Starting in Apache Junction east of metro Phoenix the route took us … Continue reading

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Tucson

A visit to Tucson to see the Presidio began with a fabulous meal at El Charro Resturant.  We learned its a Tucson landmark and claims to have invented the Chimichanga. While there we heard of a Spring Festival nearby so … Continue reading

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Benson Arizona

On our way to Escapade we were very excited to return to the Benson Arizona area. Benson is along I-10 in the southeastern part of the state. It’s  along the busy Union Pacific railroad line and Amtrak’s Sunset Limited stops … Continue reading

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Saguaro National Park

Tucson Arizona has a lot to offer and it was a major goal of our Southwestern trip.  On the outskirts of Tucson is a surprisingly lush and diverse land.   Saguaro National Park protects an area of Sonoran Desert that is … Continue reading

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Escapade

We recently attended the Escapees RV community’s 59th Escapade Rally in Tucson Arizona. It was our first RV rally and we had a good time. We met friends Paul and Kay and Martie and Filbert there and got to know … Continue reading

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2017 Year End Travels

After our big cruise adventures we returned to Washington to spend time with family before heading south to warmer, drier climes.  We celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas together on our own timetable. We usually get our RV maintenance done in Oregon … Continue reading

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