Arizona

History Comes Alive in Cochise County, Arizona

by Sandy Bornstein / Jul 30, 2019 /
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Cochise County, Arizona sits like a corner puzzle piece in the southeast part of the state. Year-round, visitors come to this region to enjoy a welcoming climate filled with an abundance of attractions that meet the needs of adventure seekers, birders, foodies, wine connoisseurs, as well as history lovers. While in the region, Ira and I took a smorgasbord approach and sampled different aspects of the county…and experienced how history comes alive in Cochise County, Arizona.

History Comes Alive in Tucson

by Sandy Bornstein / Mar 17, 2018 /
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Like other travelers, I selected Tucson for its geographical location. I wanted to embrace a dude ranch experience, and also sip margaritas while munching on southwestern guacamole as the sky became a canvas at sunset. I was looking for a laid back vacation that weaved together the accoutrements of a desert environment while simultaneously enjoying Mother Nature’s handiwork. If you don’t enjoy riding horseback through the arid desert, then skip the dude ranch and settle instead for one of Tucson’s full service resorts or city hotels.

The Black Sand Beaches of Arizona's Upper Lake Mary

The Black Sand Beaches of Arizona's Upper Lake Mary

   
 

Colorful Wildflowers in the Arizona Desert

While travelling through the Arizona desert, I came across something that I never imagined I’d love quite this much: desert flowers. As you walk through the desert you see cacti,
 
Cactus - from Colorful Wildflowers in the Arizona Desert

dry bushes, and beautiful, yet surprising, spots of color.