south kaibab trail in the Grand Canyon

If hiking the Grand Canyon is on your bucket list but you only have a short amount of time, the South Kaibab Trail to Skeleton Point is for you! One of the most iconic day hikes of the Grand Canyon, the South Kaibab Trail has plenty of convenient turnaround points. If you have half …

San Jose Mission at Tumacacori National Historical Park

I’m on a mission to get as many stamps in my National Parks passport as possible, so I was pretty excited to hear that I could get two stamps for walking the Anza Trail from Tumacácori to Tubac. AND a pin! I parked at Tumacácori National Historical Park and took a free shuttle to …

Tumacácori to Tubac Presidio State Park

I’m on a mission to get as many stamps in my National Parks passport as possible, so I was pretty excited to hear that I could get two stamps for walking the Anza Trail from Tumacácori to Tubac. AND a pin!

Anza Hiking Trail at Tubac Presidio State Park

On a Stamp Mission…in an Old (Jesuit) Mission: Since I’m on a mission to get as many stamps for my National Parks Passport as possible, I was pretty excited to learn that I would get two stamps for hiking the Anza Trail from Tumacácori to Tubac Presidio State Park in Arizona: one stamp for …

Ranger on the Anza Trail between Tubac and Tumacacori

The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail traces the 1,200-mile historic route of Juan Bautista de Anza who left Mexico in 1775 and – along with 300 colonists – traveled all the way to California, creating an overland route to what we now call San Francisco.  The trail, which is the first international …