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The Dani The Explorer blog was created as both an educational space for content creators and a hub for folks like you to Explore life’s magic. I write about travel, lifestyle, photo, and social media topics! 

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Arizona’s diverse landscape offers a plethora of breathtaking destinations, and the Edge of the World Flagstaff (AKA East Pocket) is one such hidden gem. Tucked away in the Coconino National Forest, this remote area will leave you spellbound with its stunning vistas, unique geological features, and serene atmosphere. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into […]


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Perfect 7 Day Arizona Road Trip Itinerary | Local Recs

Ready for the Southwest road trip of a lifetime? Embark on an unforgettable road trip through Arizona’s diverse landscapes and vibrant culture! From the bustling city of Phoenix to the awe-inspiring beauty of the Grand Canyon, this 7 day Arizona road trip itinerary will guide you through the state’s most iconic destinations and uncover its […]


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11 Sedona Sunrise & Sunset Hikes That Are Pure Magic

Sedona, Arizona, is an oasis for photographers, hikers, and explorers, full of vortexes, red rocks, and adventures. Sounds magical, right? That’s because it IS! But you know what’s really amazing? Sedona sunsets and sunrises! This gem is a hiker’s heaven, there are TONS of trails to explore (from difficult to easy Sedona hikes), but not […]



14 Best Easy Hikes in Sedona, Arizona (Local Recs)

Welcome to Sedona, Arizona, a place where the beauty of nature is so breathtaking it almost seems unreal! The towering red rock formations, winding trails, and stunning scenery make Sedona, AZ a must-visit destination for anyone who loves the great outdoors. And while there are plenty of challenging hikes here, there are also easy hikes […]


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How to Spend 3 Amazing Days in Sedona, AZ (Local Recs)

With its red rocks, vortexes, and OOF don’t get me started on those *magical* cotton candy sunsets, Sedona is quite frankly my favorite place in Arizona. If you’re heading there for the first time, 3 days in Sedona is the perfect amount of time to see all the above and then some. Once you experience […]


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Hiking Cathedral Rock Vortex: A Sedona Must (Trail Guide)

Pictures don’t do Cathedral Rock justice. Upon reaching the Cathedral Rock Vortex, you immediately feel this sense of otherworldly awe. The red rock pillars are larger than life and have a way of making you realize just how massive, magical, and unique our world is.  Wow, I should be a Cathedral Rock salesman, huh? As […]



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