24 Hours In Cottonwood, Arizona: Road Trip with Rach

Come with me on a quick 24 hour getaway to historic Cottonwood, Arizona! Just under a 2 hour drive from Phoenix, this easy road trip takes you a charming small Arizona town where wine tasting is a sport, restaurants offer farm to table yum, unique shopping is aplenty and the Verde Valley around this town […]

Universal Studios Bound? Sheraton Universal Hotel Road Trip with Rach Review

Universal Studios bound? Sheraton Universal Hotel is in walking distance of the popular Universal Studios theme park in Studio City, California. Universal Studios has been my favorite theme park since I was a teenager and it still is my #1 pick for a family friendly all day park adventure. A few months ago I had […]

Road Trip with Rach to Jerome, Arizona!

Read on to see my Road Trip with Rach report to historic Jerome, Arizona. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your getaway to this interesting desert destination. Rich in copper mine history, wine tasting, ghost hunting and more…and wait until you see where we stayed! A haunted penthouse anyone?! Check out the many […]

Road Trip with Rach to the Meteor Crater in Arizona!

Have you been to the best preserved and first proven meteor crater on Earth? It’s an easy day trip from Phoenix and it’s worth it! The Meteor Crater, also called The Barringer Crater, is a sight to see. This famous natural national landmark is where a massive iron nickel meteorite, speeding down at about 26,000 […]

Road Trip with Rach to Winslow, Arizona!

Whether you are visiting Winslow to stand on the famous corner, watch trains go by or check into the lovely La Posada Hotel, this is a historic small town to know about. This place was once a bustling railroad town that was frequented by famous performers, politicians, world leaders and others of note who all […]

Road Trip with Rach to Marina del Rey, California!

Serene and beautiful, Marina del Rey, California ranks as one of my top favorites! You may be surprised to learn that LAX is only a 10 minute drive from the active yet peaceful Marina del Rey. Just four miles north of the busy LAX international airport, but without the overhead sounds of roaring engines. This […]

AZ Local: Still Time For Fab & Fun Christmas At The Princess Event!

There’s still time to attend the fabulous and fun Christmas At The Princess! The family friendly fun-for-all ages event is open through January 6th and returns every year! I highly recommend the annual Christmas At The Princess Event in Scottsdale, Arizona that typically runs from mid-November through early January. It’s a holiday tradition with 75 […]

Road Trip with Rach: 48 Hours In Las Vegas & Found Some Hidden Gems

Vegas is definitely on the map these days. With the new Sphere, Allegiant Stadium, upcoming Super Bowl and the scores of not only tourists, but families coming to the Neon City for kids’ tournaments and more, the city is hopping. I myself had not been to Vegas in over 10 years, so I was anxious […]

Road Trip with Rach to London

London calling and it called my name for sure when we planned our trip to Europe last year. Even though I had been to London back in 1994, I wanted to return to show my daughter this very hip and cool UK town. She loved it as much as I thought she would. I couldn’t […]

Road Trip with Rach To Amsterdam, The Netherlands Food Tour

Who knew that when I visited Amsterdam, Paris and London last month that I would find my favorite foods and drinks in The Netherlands capital of Amsterdam! Links to places shown in video… Marie Amsterdam Restaurant Van Holland Stroopwafels Black and Blue Restaurant Oriole Garden Bistro The Heineken beer and dutch pancakes shown are good […]

Road Trip with Rach to Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Our trip overseas to Amsterdam, The Netherlands was a huge success! From there we also traveled to Paris and London. Those posts are coming soon! Here is how we got to Amsterdam, where we stayed, what we did and what we ate. Take a look to see what I recommend to try in Holland’s active […]

Road Trip with Rach to Lodge at 5600 in Pine, Arizona

When it comes to lodging options in the scenic whispering pines town of Pine, Arizona there’s a new kid in town and this newcomer shines in every way. The Lodge at 5600 was built from the ground up by owners Brian and Lisa Herold. This place is their beloved baby and the love shows in […]

Road Trip with Rach to Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park, AZ

Come with me on another Road Trip with Rach to the Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park, Arizona. I have been going to this zoo for over 20 years. This video includes helpful hints and important things to know before you go. Open every day (including holidays) check out just how close we got to […]

Road Trip with Rach Quick Tip: Phoenix To LA Recommended Road Trip Food Stops

A lot of Phoenix residents make the Phoenix to LA drive. Some, like myself, hit the road to the City of Angels multiple times each year. Maybe you’re taking the kids to Disneyland, to vacation at the Santa Monica pier or maybe to Anaheim for your child’s sports tournament. Perhaps your journey is a quick […]

As Seen In My Arizona Daily Mix Segment: Travel Savvy Stuff & My Get Organized Travel Tips & Tools

Here is everything I covered in my Travel Savvy Stuff & Get Organized Travel Tips & Tools morning show segment on the Arizona Daily Mix today.  Before I go on my Road Trip With Rach adventures (that also include my flight travels), I have a 3-step travel tool organization kit that keeps me organized before […]