10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Grand Canyon

Do you know these facts about the Grand Canyon? Test your knowledge about one of the United States’ most popular natural attractions! With about five million visitors every single year, the Grand Canyon is one of the United States’ most popular naturally occurring tourist attractions, as there are many Grand Canyon tours, Grand Canyon hotels and sights … Read more

A Virtual Field Trip to the Grand Canyon

For decades, the Grand Canyon National Park has been a popular tourist attraction. In fact, millions (anywhere between 2 to 5 million) of people each year go and visit the Park. A trip to the Grand Canyon is a lot of fun for the whole family. For kids, the National Park has designed three programs … Read more

New Cultural Center and Book to Document the History of Arizona’s Hualapai Tribe

Earlier this year, the Hualapai Native American tribe celebrated the opening of a cultural center in the Hualapai Nation’s capital, Peach Springs, Arizona. Several hundred people were in attendance, including guests from other Native American tribes. Dancing, drumming, and singing accompanied the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will be a place that preserves the Hualapai culture, … Read more

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

1835 marked the beginning of a conflict that would eventually result in the Mexican-American War and the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which was of major importance to the expansion of the United States. It was at this time that the state of Coahuila-Tejas in the northern part of Mexico, revolted against the … Read more

A Timeline of Northern Arizona History

At first glance, Northern Arizona may seem stark and desolate but a closer look reveals an abundance of plant and animal life. People live here, too, and have done so for more than 1,000 years. Much of the area is dry and desert-like but settlers to the area have always found clever and innovative ways to make … Read more