Sunset Crater National Monument

Sunset Crater National Monument located on the north end of Flagstaff shares a road with Wupatki National Monument. Plan to drive through both when you visit Sunset Crater. Sunset Crater is an ancient volcano that erupted around a thousand years ago. At the time many ancestral people were living in northern…

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Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend is a short hike in Page, Arizona. The destination is a beautiful overlook of the Colorado River in the shape of a perfect horseshoe. This stop is amazing, and worth it, but here are a few things to know before you visit Horseshoe Bend. Parking New in 2019, there…

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Meteor Crater | Arizona

Fifty thousand years ago a large meteor struck Arizona in the middle of the desert. Some folks in our tour group asked if this was the meteor that killed the dinosaurs, but that was 65 million years ago, a big difference from 50,000 years ago. This meteor, which was around 150…

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Standin’ on the Corner Park Winslow, Arizona

Well I'm standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona, such a fine sight to see. It's a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin' down to take a look at me. Jackson Browne and Glenn Frye wrote those words in 1971, and they became the Eagles first big hit peaking at Number 12 on the chart. These words eventually launched the Eagles to stardom. Browne conceived the idea for the song after his car broken down on Route 66 near Winslow,…

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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

After a visit to Monument Valley, we decided to stop at Canyon de Chelly, which is located a little over an hour southeast near Chinle, Arizona. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is a historic park, commemorating the beautiful canyon that has been home to the Navajo people and their ancestors for…

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is an adventure for the truly adventurous. Loaded with iconic scenery from western movies and pictures, this site is located right on the Arizona side of Utah's southern border. Monument Valley is run by the Navajo Nation and requires a $20 entrance fee and a sturdy vehicle. I remember…

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