Hiking Andreas Canyon: Agua Caliente Oasis

There once was a time at least 2,000 years ago, when the only voices heard in the desert below Mount San Jacinto were those of the Cahuilla people. At a time when the Roman Empire ruled over most of Europe and the Middle East, the Cahuillas lived here in relative peace. The Romans are gone,
Complete Reading

Disclaimer: While we are, and will always be The Desert Way, sometimes the Pacific calls to us, especially in the dog days of summer, and we must go. Anyway, as the rock group, America, told us in 1972, “The ocean is a desert with its life underground.” Okay, it’s a stretch, but we hope you
Complete Reading

If you sometimes find yourself driving on California State Highway 62, in Morongo Valley, between Palm Springs and Parker, Arizona, then you’ve been by Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, and maybe didn’t even know it was there. Once considered a secret hideaway by Native Americans and later settlers alike, the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is a
Complete Reading

Just 19 miles south of Lake Havasu City and 8 miles from Parker on Arizona State Route 95, lies a little gem called Cattail Cove State Park.

Whether you’re interested in swimming, fishing or just lounging and relaxing, Cattail Cove State Park offers you and your family a chance to get away and enjoy tranquility along Lake Havasu.

The 2,000-acre park has been operated by the Arizona State Parks Board since 1970.

Although many states in the U.S. are frigid in December, Arizona is not usually one of them.

Unless you seek the high country, like Flagstaff or Prescott. Then all bets are off.

We love those places too, but for one splendid weekend, we sought warmth and was not disappointed.

We enjoyed our stay here and we know you will too. Come see why this beautiful dog-friendly setting draws campers from around the country…

Create Account



Log In Your Account