Not So Native

A Not So & A Native Who Share Experiences From Around Arizona

About the show

Experience oriented podcast telling stories about interesting people and places throughout Arizona.

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Episodes

  • Grand Canyon Caverns

    March 28th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  58 mins 38 secs
    arizona, az, canyon, caverns, caves, caving, dinosaurs, doomsday, fallout, ghost hunters, ghosts, grand, historic, inn, motel, nsnaz, outdoors, paranormal, peach springs, podcast, prehistoric, preppers, route 66, shelter, spelunking, state48, williams, world famous

    Looking for somewhere that you could arrive in your private plane, stay in an RV one night, a motel the next, enjoy some great food, visit some dinosaurs, have a beer in a prehistoric cave, some more good food and delicious giant pies, hunt some ghosts, then finish off the last night sleeping in one of the worlds most unique hotel rooms 220 feet under the ground? Well at the Grand Canyon Caverns you've found just that.

  • Grand Canyon Deer Farm

    March 21st, 2019  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 48 secs
    animals, arizona, az, camels, deer farm, flagstaff, forest, grand canyon, i40, national forest, native, nsnaz, outdoors, petting, state 48, williams, zoo

    Rob and Stephanie finished their Williams vacation with a visit to Pat George from the Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

  • Mayor John Moore

    March 14th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 22 secs
    arizona, desert, grand canyon, john moore, mayor, railroad, route 66, saloon, state48, wild west junction, williams

    Rob and Stephanie sit down with John Moore proprietor of Wild West Junction and Mayor of Williams, Arizona. Large brim cowboy hats are not the only hats John wears. Currently Mayor of Williams he previously served as Police Chief and entertainer to the good people of Williams, Arizona.

  • Canyon Motel and RV Park

    March 7th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 15 secs
    animals, arizona, flagstaff, ghosts, grand canyon, grand canyon railway, haunted, historic, motel, national parks, north, not so native, outdoors, parks, route 66, rv park, state, state 48, train, wildlife, williams

    Rob and Stephanie visit the Canyon Motel & RV Park in beautiful Williams, Arizona. Located by the historic route 66 we spend time with owner Shirley Young to discuss this Arizona gem.

  • Fort Bearizona

    February 28th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  53 mins 4 secs
    animals, arizona, bearizona, bears, bison, flagstaff, grand canyon, national parks, north, not so native, outdoors, parks, state, state 48, wildlife, williams, wolfs

    Part 2 of our Bearizona special Dave takes Rob and Stephanie on a stroll through Fort Bearizona. In addition to the drive through portion of the park you heard about last week Bearizona has a separate walk-through area full of wildlife.

  • Bearizona Wildlife Park

    February 24th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 31 secs
    animals, arizona, bearizona, bears, bison, flagstaff, grand canyon, national parks, north, not so native, outdoors, parks, state, state 48, wildlife, williams, wolfs

    We take a guided tour through Bearizona in Williams along with Dave O'Connell from the park. If you time it right you can start the episode when you enter the park and allow Dave to narrate your journey.

  • The Valentine State

    February 15th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  15 mins 38 secs
    arizona, arizona republic, grand canyon state, happy birthday, valentine state, valentines

    In this episode Rob shares an article about how Arizona became the Valentine state. The story originally written by Jana Bommersbach appeared in the Arizona Republic February 13th, 2012.

  • Season 1 Recap

    January 15th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 9 secs
    8-bit, arizona, avondale, brewery, cardinals, goodyear, history, ism, kliff kingsbury, litchfield park, not so native, peoria, phoenix, phoenix international, raceway, ryan gosling, saddle mountain, surprise, wigwam

    We spend the time sharing what motivated us to start the podcast and what we’ve learned throughout this inaugural season.

  • Saddle Mountain Brewing Company

    December 23rd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  33 mins 22 secs
    ale works, arizona, arizona craft brewers guild, arlington, avondale, beer, brewery, burgers, business, food, goodyear, local, microbrewery, native, not so, phoenix, prop shop, saddle mountain, silver medal, tail dragger, west valley, world beer cup

    In this episode we sit down with Laura Hansen of Saddle Mountain Brewing Company. Laura shares the story of what led her and her husband Jacob to open the restaurant and brewery in the Phoenix West Valley city of Goodyear.

  • Litchfield Park Historical Society

    December 9th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 25 secs
    avondale, cotton, goodyear, history, litchfield park, lockheed martin, loral, lphs, museum, paul litchfield, phoenix, tire and rubber, west valley, wigwam

    We walk through the Litchfield Park Museum as Judy Cook of the Litchfield Park Historical Society guides and narrates through the museums exhibits.

  • Wigwam Arizona

    December 2nd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 56 secs
    arizona, arizona history, biltmore, goodyear, goodyear tire and rubber, historical hotels of america, litchfield park, lower 48, not so native, organization house, phoenician, reds, resort, wigwam

    We sit down with Social Media and Marketing Manger Sarah Boyd for a conversation in the 100 year old Organization House at the beautiful 4-Star Wigwam Resort located in heart of Litchfield Park, Arizona.

  • 8-Bit Aleworks

    November 18th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 57 secs
    8-bit, 8bit, ale works, arizona, arizona craft brewers guild, avondale, beer, brewery, business, local, microbrewery, native, nintendo, not so, phoenix, video games, west valley

    We sit down with fellow native Ryan Whitten in the tasting room of his microbrewery 8-Bit Aleworks. If you like video games and beer, you'll enjoy this one.

  • ISM Raceway

    November 11th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 53 secs
    arizona, avondale, buckeye, chevrolet, daniel suarez, ford, glendale, goodyear, ism raceway, joe gibbs racing, monster, nascar, native, phoenix, pir, surprise, tourism, toyota, xfinity

    Interview with Greg Fresquez from ISM Raceway in Avondale, AZ. He describes some of the many changes for this racing season from the beautiful $178 million renovation completed at the former Phoenix International Raceway.