Western chic meets outdoor splendor Think of your coolest friend. You know the one. She’s out running a desert trail in the morning, taking in a hip art festival in the afternoon, and then ready for a night… Read More
“Over the red lands and the gray lands, twisting up into the mountains, crossing the Divide and down into the bright and terrible desert, and across the desert to the mountains again, and into the rich California valleys.”… Read More
For a true western experience that combines rugged high-desert terrain with refreshments in an authentic historic train-depot setting, Prescott, Arizona offers a classic duo: A strenuous hike in the Granite Mountain Wilderness Area, capped off with a fitting… Read More
I love nothing more than exploring a new city – sometimes as a pure tourist, and sometimes, when I’m lucky, as a combination tourist/local. (Hence, my made-up word: Tourcal). Recently, I did the “tourcal” thing in Seattle, Washington.