A bit more of Trey’s perspective of things on the trip!
Our first state line to cross as a family! Heidi joined us in Albuquerque then we drove into Arizona the next day.
Every time we visit a great national monument or natural wonder there is always some person or group of people that is annoyingly loud and obnoxious. On a trip like ours, you get used to them and just shake your head. The Grand Canyon was no exception. When we arrived at the South Rim at […]
Petrified Forest is a surprising land of scenic wonders and fascinating science. The park is located in northeast Arizona and features one of the world’s largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood. Also included in the park’s 93,533 acres are the multi-hued badlands of the Chinle Formation known as the Painted Desert, historic structures, […]
It has been 900 years since its eruption, but Sunset Crater is still the youngest volcano on the Colorado Plateau. The volcano’s red rim and the dark lava flows seem to have cooled and hardened to a jagged surface only yesterday. As plants return, so do the animals that use them for food and shelter. […]
For its time and place, there was no other pueblo like Wupatki. Less than 800 years ago, it was the tallest, largest, and perhaps the richest and most influential pueblo around. It was home to 85-100 people, and several thousand more lived within a day’s walk.
The Grand Canyon is more than a great chasm carved through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau. This canyon is a gift that transcends what we experience. Its beauty and size humble us. In its vast spaces we may find solace from our hectic lives. The Grand Canyon we visit today is a gift from […]
This remote location on the eastern edge of Death Valley is a ghost town turned outdoor art exhibit.