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Horseshoe Bend in Glen Canyon

I've seen Horseshoe Bend a few times in photographs on the National Geographic website, but when we got to Arizona I started seeing the image quite frequently…

Touring the Canyons of Lake Powell

As we drove up to Wahweap Bay, we both let out a long sigh-like "wow".  We beheld shimmering blue-green water and cresting rocks of white, red,…

Upper Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon lies in the great Navajo Nation wherein meanders down from the hills into lake Powell. Antelope Canyon has a few different bits and…

Grand Canyon: Village to Visitor Center

Grand Canyon's Trail of Time Starting from Vankamp's Visitor Center of the Grand Canyon Village, we hiked the South Rim trail along the newly created…

Glen Canyon River Trip

While at the Grand Canyon visitors center I'd read that tour guides ran calm water rafting trips from Glen Canyon Dam down the Colorado river…

Grand Canyon: Desert View Drive

Grand Canyon's Desert View Point Just south of Mather Point, we took Desert View Drive eastward for about 23 miles to reach Desert View Watchtower.…

Grand Canyon Village Historic District

If you’re into history, the Grand Canyon Village within the Grand Canyon National Park is an excellent place to explore and most of the buildings…

Grand Canyon: Hermit’s Rest to Bright Angel

The best way to see the Grand Canyon without punishing yourself on a heart-bursting in-and-out hike of the canyon is to hike the Rim Trail.…

Williams, Arizona

While visiting the Grand Canyon we have been parked right in the midst of Williams, Arizona. It is a relatively small town at some 3,00…

Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki National Monuments

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument is one of three national monuments near Flagstaff Arizona. We alternated our site-seeing between the…

Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well and Tuzigoot

Arizona is packed with National Monuments, having more than any other state. Everywhere we go in the state there are amazing things to see and…

Navigating Grand Canyon National Park

Visiting Grand Canyon National Park on the South Rim required a lot more planning than I had originally expected, but this is why I planned…

Trail & Hitch vs The Fading Furnace

We were staying in Williams, Arizona, just 1 hour outside of the Grand Canyon South Rim and this is the moment when our Airstream furnace…

Arizona Elections: A Traveler’s Discovery

As we have been traveling around we happened to be in both Arizona and Nevada while they were holding their presidential primaries. I'm something of…

Saguaro National Park East

In our second trip to Saguaro National Park, we headed out to the Rincon Mountains to see what the East half of the park had…

Casa Grande, Arizona

Casa Grande Arizona is home to the Casa Grande RV Resort and thus was home to us for about three weeks time. We've been waiting…

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Our trip to Organ Pipe National Monument took over 2 hours to reach, and along the way we noticed several border patrol stops. Which makes…

Saguaro National Park West

We took a trip to Saguaro National Park late in the morning and the temperature was already reaching a high of 86°F. This is unusually…

Hitch vs High Anxiety

Generally, I am a chill dude, not prone to worry or anxiety. In the fight or flight spectrum, I tend strongly towards fighting. Not so…

Carefree Afternoon Tea for White Day

For our White Day celebration we headed to the small town of Carefree, Arizona. Carefree's official town motto is "The Best Small Town in Arizona,"…

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