Hiking the Wave in Arizona Just Got Easier!
Hiking the Wave in Arizona is an experience of a lifetime, but you have to win a lottery to get a permit to do it. According to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 200,589 people applied for 7,300 permits to hike the wave in 2019. The odds of success in 2019 were about 3.5 percent. My husband and I were in that 3.5 percent. The BLM recently announced that as of Feb 1, 2021 they are increasing the number of permits from 20 people per day to 64 people per day. This will make it a little easier to get a permit for one of the world’s most exclusive hikes.…
Havasupai Hike – What You Need to Know
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” When it comes to the Havasupai hike it’s about both the destination and the journey. Hiking in the Grand Canyon is absolutely amazing, but so is the impossibly blue Havasu Falls.
Go off the beaten path to discover Arizona’s hidden gems
Seven Amazing Arizona Adventures you Never Knew Existed Arizona is filled with interesting hidden gems just waiting to be personally discovered and as I stood in the Sonoran Desert it was impossible not to be moved by the beauty before me. I was surrounded by fields of saguaro cacti so thick it looked like a forest. Other cacti were just starting to blossom adding dots of red and white to the landscape. It’s a scene that too many visitors miss, opting instead for popular attractions in major cities. Here are seven off-the-beaten-path hot spots you’ll want to see in sunny Arizona. There are affiliate links in this post. If you…