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Bull Riding and Western Food at Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse in Cave Creek

I put on my best western gear and looked forward to a fun evening at the Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse in Cave Creek, home of bull riding and the Green Bay Packers! The building opened in 1951 as a place where fisherman could pick up bait and supplies on their way to Bartlett Lake and Horseshoe Lake. It was only about 800 square feet then but now encompasses five acres.

They …

Experience Unique Public Art: The Doors

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to stand inside a giant kaleidoscope? Artist Donald Lipski pondered this, while making toys for his children. When he had the opportunity to create the “The Doors“, he decided to create his own kaleidoscope. This wonderful piece of public art can be seen on the southwest corner of Scottsdale Road and Camelback Road in Downtown Scottsdale.

The Doors

Sedona by Air

I recently had a chance to see Sedona from a whole different perspective. If you have never flown in a helicopter, it should be on your bucket list! The red rocks of Sedona are beautiful from the ground, but the view from above is heavenly. Sedona Air Tours has been giving tours of Sedona and the Grand Canyon for almost 20 years. It really doesn’t feel like flying, it is more like floating. Captain Mark, a former Navy pilot, was comedic and informative as he …

Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend

I heard so many comments about the new place on 7th Street called “The Yard” that I was thrilled when I was invited to dine there! This spot has different dining concepts all under one roof. Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend is a restaurant resembling those that you find on the East Coast, a small place with a cozy patio.

Crab Legs with Butter

Some of the most memorable dishes were …

Enjoy a Picnic on the Water at the Salt River

Everyone knows that the biggest party on grass is the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament in Scottsdale. But the biggest party on water is tubing down the Salt River!

Just 30 minutes from the hotel, you can join hundreds of your new best friends in a memorable and crazy trip down the river. Tubers tend to be a wild bunch, having more fun than perhaps they should!

You can rent a tube Fridays through Sundays through the end …