Leah Harding's Arizona 2015
Collected by Leah Harding
6335 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
I've been going to Richardson's as my favorite neighborhood local since they opened over 20 years ago. Great southwestern food, seafood and margaritas. They opened a sister restaurant a few blocks away called Rokerij a few years ago. It was really...
2421 E Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020, USA
Hiking or biking this area gives you the feel of being way outside Phoenix, even though it is 8 minutes from the Arizona Biltmore Resort. In effect, you are climbing the north side of Squaw/Piestewa Peak, and the views are more of nature than of...
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA
There are few places where you can better learn about the beauty and complexity of desert ecology than the Desert Botanical Garden, not far from downtown Phoenix. Check out the Desert Discovery Loop Trail for a look at local flora, go for a...
2502 E Camelback Rd #148j, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
Bright and brimming, this is the kind of shop kids dream about and parents become nostalgic in. When Georganne, nicknamed Smeeks by her grandfather, opened this quirky candy store she created an atmosphere that brings out the kid in everyone....
Scottsdale Vista Estates, Scottsdale, AZ 85266, USA
In downtown Scottsdale, Arizona, there's a new taco place called Barrio Queen Tequileria. They serve more than 50 kinds of tacos, and I wish I could have tried them all. I lingered there yesterday, and enjoyed a long lunch of shrimp and carnitas...
US 188, Payson, AZ 85541, USA
Hit the trails at the Cave Creek hiking area, about 30 miles north of town in the Tonto National Forest, to see the rare crested saguaro cactus in its fantastic fan shapes. Trail number 4 meanders alongside Cave Creek for most of the 10-mile trek,...
47801 N Black Canyon Hwy, New River, AZ 85087, USA
Originally developed by the Israeli Defense Forces special operations unit, the Tomcar is one badass all-terrain vehicle. With Desert Wolf Tours or Green Zebra Adventures, you can take to the desert in a self-driven, off-road romp though Arizona...
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