The last time that Les and I hiked around Watson Lake was in early summer. It was an oasis of water, granite boulders, varied flowers, foliage and beautiful views. If you are looking to escape the summer heat in our high desert, this is one cool place to be. Now, however, it is winter, but… Continue reading Hiking Watson Lake On a Snowy January Day
Acker Night in Prescott, AZ. It's a festive, fun loving musical event that envelopes the town center of Prescott.
The McCormick arts district in Prescott, AZ is yet another one of our quirky attractions that has vanished. We knew that it was just a matter of time before this happened. Off the beaten path, the funky little bohemian community had a rough time attracting gallery going tourists. The buildings were tiny and old, old,… Continue reading Prescott’s McCormick Arts District GONE
The Peavine Trail is 11.9 miles in length. The trail offers fabulous views of Watson Lake and Granite Dells. About 1 mile into Peavine we veered off to the left to hop onto the Watson Lake Trail which skirts the lake itself. Les and I walked for 4 miles today and then turned back, so… Continue reading Hiking the Peavine/ Watson Lake trail in Prescott, Arizona
Day trip to Bumble Bee, Cleator and Crown King, Arizona.
If you are ever in Clarkdale, Arizona, take a ride on the Verde Valley Train. You should book in advance as the cars are often filled to capacity. This train trip is a little pricey, but worth a take. I mean, you will spend twice as much as if you go to a movie and… Continue reading Verde Valley Train Trip Through the Southwest High Desert