The Rewards of Tourism & Travel

by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel When friends visit our home and see the diverse collection of objects acquired and photos assembled from various trips they often remark, “You guys really must enjoy traveling.” I love the tourism part of travel, but the travel component I only enjoy if it’s relaxing or … Read More…

Celebrate the Grand Canyon

by Staff Reports In Arizona, it’s pretty much a tradition to go to the hills in the middle of summer. After all, when the thermometer reaches 110º+, it’s time to get out of town! So, load up and point your car north to higher elevations and cooler temperatures. This year is a very special time … Read More…

Visit Superior

by Mila Besich, Mayor, Town Of Superior A Superior Destination For Fun And Adventure Nestled between the red escarpment cliffs of Apache Leap and the stately Picket Post mountain is the Town of Superior. Traditionally known for its rich copper mining history, today Superior is experiencing a rapid transformation into an innovative and forward-thinking community … Read More…

Arizona’s Copper Corridor

by Mila Besich, Executive Director, Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition Discover by Chance, Return by Choice Tucked away in the mountainous terrain of Eastern Pinal and Southern Gila Counties is Arizona’s Copper Corridor. This region is geographically diverse from the high deserts of Oracle and Globe to the riparian wonderlands along the Gila River near … Read More…

Welcome to Globe-Miami

by Ellen Kretsch, Executive Director, Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce Globe-Miami is Arizona to the Core and visitors will find themselves walking in the footsteps of early miners and cowhands as they visit the downtown areas where the territorial architecture is indeed a step into the past. Welcome to the heart of Arizona where the romance … Read More…

The Perfect Escape

A Southern Arizona Threesome of Communities by Staff Reports Looking for cooler temperatures and ready to get out of town for a day or two? Not a problem. This summer you might want to consider packing up the car and heading south towards Patagonia, Sonoita and Elgin. First up, Patagonia Don’t go to Patagonia looking … Read More…

ARIZONA ADVENTURES

Top-10 Day Trips from the Golden Corridor by Robin Layton When you live in Arizona, you don’t need to worry about taking a long and costly vacation. Our state offers a wide variety of unique towns, national parks and stunning natural formations to keep you day-tripping for a few years. You can find the perfect … Read More…

THEATRE IN OUR SCHOOLS

by Corianna Lee Students involved in drama reap many benefits from participating in their local school program. Whether they are an actor or a technician, they claim it changes their lives. For all the lifelong thespians out there reading this, many of you are probably nodding “yes” to all of this. March was “Theatre in … Read More…

LET IT ALL GO IN FRENCH POLYNESIA

by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist • Photos by Jerry Chinn The tiki gods stared at me in stony silence. Since arriving in Papeete, Tahiti I had rejected pineapple one too many times and complained that the humidity was ruining my hair. My husband and I were wandering the quiet, mostly-closed-on-Sunday city … Read More…