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This ain’t your first rodeo (or maybe it is) but it’s time to break out those cowboy boots and hats because Arizona rodeo season is in full swing. 2nd Annual Legends of the West PRCA Rodeo The well-known cowboy town of Wickenburg is hosting the 2nd Annual Legends of the West PRCA Rodeo April 1-2 at the Everett Bowman Arena. Overflow contestants will compete at 10 a.m. on March 31 and there will be free...

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Located almost directly in the center of the state, Payson is often referred to as the heart of Arizona. Head up to Rim Country this winter for beautiful scenery and a slew of new dining options. Danzeisen Dairy This old-fashioned creamery store has become a tradition for many tourists and locals since opening in 2020. Last summer, Danzeisen added handcrafted “hard” ice cream – infused with booze – to its menu, alongside classic shakes and...

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If you’re planning a winter escape to Tonto National Forest or the magnificent Tonto Natural Bridge, make a pit stop in Payson (paysonrimcountry.com), where three food and drink options recently opened. Danzeisen Dairy Creamery Store  Danzeisen Dairy owner Kevin Danzeisen partnered with friends Joe and Katie Klein of Payson to open the first extra-Valley Danzeisen creamery there in July 2020. Stop in to rest your feet and enjoy a milkshake, “Hot Cups” (hot chocolate-like treats,...