Category: Arizona

Arcosanti…the domicile of the future?

Arcosanti is one of the many things to see in Arizona. Photo by Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip.com

Arcosanti is an urban laboratory experiment located in the middle of the high desert just northeast of Cordes Junction, Arizona.  This unique facility was the brain child of the famed architect, Paolo Soleri, the last remaining disciple to study under Frank Lloyd Wright.  Arcosanti has been in development for over...

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The eclectic town of Jerome, Arizona

Jerome, AZ is an old mining town turned, vibrate artistic community and popular tourist destination—it's one of those "off-the-beaten-path" type destinations that's full of nooks, crannies and textures that just make you want to explore.  It's a place where photographers of all levels will find exultation in. Located high a...

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Hieroglyphic Canyon in the Superstition Mountains

The lure of the Superstition Mountains in the far east valley of the Phoenix Metro area is unmistakable.   For centuries this mountain range has been inhabited by Hohokam Indians, miners, cowboys, explorers and adventure seekers.  The most notably of them all was Jacob Waltz, also known as the Lost Dutchman. ...

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A Look at the Superstition Mountain Museum

The Superstition Mountain Museum is situated on twelve pristine acres at the base of its namesake, the Superstition Mountains.  Located just outside Apache Junction, Arizona, the Museum collects, preserves and displays history, artifacts and folklore of the surrounding areas. The Superstition Mountains are most notably known for the Lost Dutchman...

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The Wonder and Mystique of Sedona, AZ

Sedona is one of those magical places that should be on everyone's top-20 list of places to visit.  The brilliance of the red rock spires, the adventure of exploration,  the spiritual feeling one gets when meditating on the serene banks of Oak Creek...it's just an amazing place. There is so...

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A Tour of Wickenburg, Arizona

My folks have lived in the Wickenburg area for a number of years now, but until this past trip, I'd never done much sightseeing. Wickenburg is certainly a "Western" town known for its dude ranches and celebrity rehab centers, but they have some interesting things to see and do--from hiking...

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Superstition Mountains – Arizona

The Superstition Mountains is located about 50 miles east of downtown Phoenix and has been home to my backyard for the past eight years. Living at the base of the Superstition Mountains has certainly been a joy, especially for someone who enjoys the outdoors as much as I do. With...

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