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Help prevent wildfires with safe campfire alternatives

Summer in Arizona means a few things. It means the perpetual presence of air conditioning and heat so extreme one can get burned on...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Plan a Hawaiian Islands family adventure

Just before the pandemic began, we were fortunate enough to introduce our kids to Hawaii on a surprise vacation to the island of Kauai....

Every Kid Outdoors gives 4th graders get free access to America’s national parks

Every Kid Outdoors — formerly called Every Kid in a Park — is a program run by the United States National Park Service giving...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Where to “go fish!” in Arizona

In Arizona, fishing doesn’t really know a season. Fish don’t hibernate, our lakes (at least in the Valley) don’t freeze, and we’re lucky enough...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Be a tourist in your own state

Don’t sit out a second spring break. Arizona offers jeep excursions, trail rides, kayaking, zip-lining and more! Being grounded stinks. And we’ve all been grounded...

2021 free entrance days for national parks

Entrance to America’s national parks — including the Grand Canyon — will be free on six days in 2021, starting with Martin Luther King,...

Raising Outdoor Kids: A bucket list of New Year adventures

It’s been really easy to dream lately, with a vaccine being administered and hope on the horizon that life will return to some sense...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Footwear for a new year of adventures

Whenever we tell the kids it’s time to leave for an adventure, there are three enduring questions that follow: Will I need a sweatshirt?...

Pandemic road trip: A short beach escape proved worth the risk

After months of sheltering in place, my soul was calling for an escape from reality — for new sights, tastes, sounds and experiences. And...

Halloween in Miniland

Legoland California in Carlsbad, California, hasn’t reopened, but the theme park is still hosting a scaled-back Halloween bash Friday-Sunday Oct. 2-31. Halloween in Miniland...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Safer summer excursions

The email came two days before we were ready to leave. We had hotel rooms rented, we had kept up with our training, and...

Is summer travel safe? Families are staying closer to home — for now

Venetia Houser, an Avondale mom of two, missed two vacations due to COVID-19 closures, including her sister’s postponed Cacun wedding and a spring trip...

Celebrate National Park Week from home

The National Park Service is celebrating National Park Week, April 18-26 with virtual tours, scavenger hunts, trivia contests and junior ranger programs.

Raising Outdoor Kids: Here’s how to reserve a national parks campsite

Getting a campsite for tent camping or RV camping inside a national park takes planning, because each park has a different reservation window.

Preparing kids (and parents) for summer sleepaway camp

Sleepaway camp conjures images of idyllic sunny days filled with sing-alongs, matching T-shirts, lake activities, close friendships, crafts, and, with some luck, a few...

Learn to camp as a family during AZ Family Campout Program weekends

Have you thought about taking the family camping but didn’t feel confident in your wilderness skills — or your kids' attention spans for roughing...

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