4/16-18 CLIFTON: The Clifton Hill Climb –
Wards Canyon, presented by Arizona SCCA returns featuring Pike Peak’s contestants. Come drive, spectate, and enjoy the hospitality of the beautiful town of Clifton, AZ. SCAA will be following Covid19 protocol that includes health & safety guidelines, visitcliftonaz.com
4/24-25 SEDONA: Red Rock State Park –
Family Campout, Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors! You will learn how to set up a tent and an introduction to cooking outside, plus you will get to try some fun activities you can do while camping! azstateparks.com/family-camp
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APRIL 2021 E-NEWSLETTER
The Nightlife Is Bright In Casa Grande!
For just over a year, Casa Grande’s Historic Downtown has been lighting up the night with the Neon Sign Park – a collection of 14 colorfully restored neon signs, many with local significance. As the sun sets, the Neon Sign Park comes to life and offers a free glimpse in the history of Americana. Stop by Casa Grande for the day and bask in the glow in the evening. The signs are lit every night from dusk until 11 p.m. and is free of charge. Casa Grande is progressive, yet it has maintained its sense of history and offers small‑town charm that will make you feel at home. The community offers shopping and dining experiences, historic sites, golf, hiking, movies, museums, entertainment and unique regional events, which make this welcoming city the perfect oasis for visitors who will find it is closer than they thought and much more than they imagined. Just a 45 minute drive from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Learn more at casagrandechamber.org or neonsignpark.com.
Unspoiled Nature & Rich Heritage.
Superior is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream! With destinations like the Boyce Thompson Arboretum and an expansive landscape offering beautiful vistas along hiking, biking, and bird watching trails, Superior is one of Arizona’s best locations to experience the outdoors and catch magical sunsets that take your breath away. Enjoy the pace of life in Superior’s historic downtown. Whether you’re into art galleries, shopping, historic guided tours or discovering authentic food + drink, Superior has something for every palate. Superior is located 70 miles east of Phoenix and the same distance north of Tucson. Call 520‑827‑9454 or visit superiorarizona.com.
The Wild Is Closer Than You Think!
Out of Africa Wildlife Park is not a zoo or a circus, but rather a place where you can encounter the kingdom of the wild, right in the heart of Arizona. Within moments of your visit, you’ll notice spacious habitats designed to stimulate natural behavior, an approach that respects the animal while providing you with an unforgettable encounter. Be thrilled with exciting shows like Tiger Splash and Predator Feed, New Sloth Encounters or hitch a ride on the African Safari Tour with your expert park guide. Maybe get a giraffe kiss! With hundreds of exotic animals from around the world, you’re in for an experience that will make your heart soar long after your visit. And speaking of soaring, why not try the world‑class Predator Zip Line Tour? Predator Zip Line Tour will have you zipping over exotic animals on a variety of thrilling runs including a 45‑foot‑high suspension bridge. Open daily 9:30‑5:00. For information, 928‑567‑2840 or outofafricapark.com.
Honoring Our Fallen Heroes.
Opened in February 2020, the USS Arizona Memorial Gardens at Salt River honors the brave US forces who were aboard the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. As a nation, we are forever indebted to those who serve and give their lives for our freedom and we are proud to honor them and share their stories in these gardens. Located just west of Salt River Fields, the Memorial Gardens includes a piece of the original boathouse from the USS Arizona that stood at Pearl Harbor for 10 years prior to building the memorial that stands at Pearl Harbor today. Learn more about the USS Arizona, December 7, 1941 and the impact it had on so many. The Gardens are open to the public daily, from dawn until dusk. Proudly located in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. MemorialGardensAtSaltRiver.com