Tucson Travel Guide – A Long Weekend in Tucson with Kids

Tucson is an easy trip from several US destinations that allows you to feel like you’ve escaped to a whole other world. In this travel guide for a long weekend, we’ve put together a combination of activities from numerous separate long weekend trips to highlight the best things to do in Tucson with kids. Find the...
Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2 Tucson- Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

Biosphere 2 near Tucson in Arizona, operated by the University of Arizona, looks like a spaceship just dropped from the sky. Almost all glass, with green leaves pressing up against every side, it’s an amazing sight. Biosphere 2 is a recreation of our planet, Biosphere 1. So, just like Earth, it has a couple of...

Epic Southwest National Parks Road Trip with Kids

Spring is a beautiful season in America’s Southwest. The cactus bloom — yellow, fiery red, and deep purplish burgundy. The temperatures stay moderate. They range from a cool 55 degrees in the highest elevations of New Mexico and top out around 90 degrees Fahrenheit in Tucson and Phoenix. It’s possible to walk among southern Arizona’s...

Loews Ventana Canyon: Concierge + Coyote Kids Club equals an oasis for families

We knew we were in for a different kind of stay from when we read the website directions which said: “Turn right at the boulder.” The kid friendly Loews Ventana Canyon Resort rests high above the Tucson valley floor in the foothills of Ventana and Sabino Canyons.
Tucson with kids

Springtime Fun in Tucson with Kids

When the desert is in bloom in Tucson and gold and blue flowers dot the saguaro and ocotillo dominated landscape, it truly is Mother Nature at her best. Early spring is also one of the best times of year to enjoy Tucson's outdoor offerings.

Spotlight Thursday- Westward Look Resort

Welcome to In my mind, there is no better time to visit the Desert Southwest than early spring.  The weather is mild, the landscape is speckled with color from the short wildflower bloom, and sun is almost always shining.  When my family visits the region, the experience is always feels much more authentic when we...