Curated picks for 100+ Southwest favorites

Special section with road trip itineraries

Stories from cultural luminaries and writers

A field guide to the Desert Southwest: hot springs and trading posts, astronomers and desert naturalists, Navajo traditions and Route 66 charm.  


Inside Wildsam Desert Southwest, you'll find tales from prize-winning writers, past and present; detailed road trip intineraries and profiles of towns from West Texas to Arizona; interviews with artists, mystics, scientists and ultrarunners; delightful miscellany from the archives, selective recommendations about authentic Southwestern experiences and offbeat intel that offers stunning insight into this iconic American region.


"From its burnt-orange days to the night skies pitched with a million stars, the Southwest brings to stage wonder and awe."




145 pages, printed in the U.S.A.
Back-pocket size, 4 x 6.5 inches
Featuring more than two dozen local experts

Founder & Editor in Chief Taylor Bruce
Editor Gillian Brassil, Chris Cohen
Illustrations Caroline Tomlinson
Contributing Writers Jay and Alison Carroll, Mikki Brammer, Samantha Alviani, Leigh Patterson, Hampton Sides, Kate Siber, Grayson Schaffer, Phillip Connors
Featuring Deidre Hunter, Rob Krar