Verde Canyon Railroad: Riding Arizona’s Red Rock Canyon Rails

Verde Canyon Railroad

Highlights and video of our delightful experience riding the historic Verde Canyon Railroad through the beautiful red rock canyons of Verde Valley. Read on…

2011: A Year of Travel Wonder

Roaming Boomers 2011 Travel

We took you to destinations certain to be on the bucket lists of baby boomers around the world. Come, see, go!

The Number One Iconic Sedona, Arizona Photograph Location

Oak Creek with Cathedral Rock ~ Sedona, Arizona – Sedona, Arizona is certainly in no short supply of beautiful locations to snap a photograph. However, if you look at a great many of the glossy publications touting the area’s red rocks, you are very likely to encounter a photograph of Oak Creek with Sedona’s Cathedral […]

Schnebly Hill Road Scenic Drive in Sedona, Arizona

View Larger Map Schnebly Hill Road Scenic Drive ~ Sedona, Arizona – The Roaming Boomers® love to explore back-country scenic drives, and this one will take your breath away. The road starts right out of the town of Sedona and provides jaw-dropping vistas as you ascend nearly 2,000 ft. on seemingly countless switchbacks. Shortly after […]

The Perfect Pairings Gourmet Getaway in Sedona, Arizona

Perfect Pairings Gourmet Getaway ~ Sedona, Arizona – Recently, we were invited to Sedona, Arizona to take part in a media tour of the Perfect Pairings Gourmet Getaway sponsored by the Sedona Bed & Breakfast Guild. The Perfect Pairings Gourmet Getaway is a wonderful three-day itinerary that includes a chauffeured wine tour, cooking school with […]

Enjoying the Cuisine at Dan’s Bistro in Sedona, Arizona

Dan’s Bistro ~ Sedona, Arizona – Part of the package of our Perfect Pairings Gourmet Getaway Sedona was a chef’s table dining experience.  The chef in line for our particular experience was Chef Dan Martin and his newly opened Dan’s Bistro. Chef Dan knew he wanted to be a chef when he was eight years […]

A Visit to Montezuma Castle National Monument Near Camp Verde and Sedona, Arizona

Montezuma Castle National Monument ~ Camp Verde, Arizona – Just a few short miles north of Camp Verde, and on the way to Sedona from Phoenix, lies Montezuma Castle National Monument. This cliff dwelling is named Montezuma Castle because early settlers to the area assumed that the imposing structure was connected to the Aztec emperor […]

Palatki Heritage Site – Ancient Cliff Dwelling and Pictographs

Palatki Heritage Site – Ancient Cliff Dwelling and Pictographs – Sedona, Arizona –  One of the great benefits of the arid climate in the southwestern United States is that it preserves ancient native American ruins, petroglyphs, and pictographs. The Palatki Heritage Site cliff dwelling and rock art site is located near the town of Sedona […]

The Boynton Pass Loop Scenic Drive in Sedona, Arizona

Boynton Pass Loop Scenic Drive ~ Sedona, Arizona – This scenic drive is a loop that will take you past spectacular views of Boynton Canyon and Dry Creek just northwest of the town of Sedona, Arizona. The road is mostly paved, but towards the middle section of the loop you will leave pavement for a […]

Red Rock Country Ranger Station in the Coconino National Forest – Sedona, Arizona

Red Rock Country Ranger Station ~ Coconino National Forest – Sedona, Arizona – If  you plan to spend anytime outdoors in the red rock country of Sedona, Arizona, which you simply must do, then it is nearly imperative that you stop and visit the Red Rock Country Ranger Station just outside of Sedona, Arizona. When […]