10 States in 10 Days…

Ten States, Ten days, 7 National Parks, 4331 Miles.

Mitchell Caverns

After being closed for nearly seven years the cave is open and ready for tours

Hualapai Mountain Park

Only about 15 miles south of downtown Kingman Az, is a 2300 acres park with elevations ranging from 4984 to 8417 feet called Hualapai Mountain Park.

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is Probably the most famous desert backdrop from most of the old westerns I watched as a kid.

Petrified Forest National Park

Located in Arizona, Between highway 180 and Highway 40, (Yes Historic Route 66) is the Petrified Forest National Park.  Petrified Forest National Park is located on the border between Apache County and Navajo County in northeastern Arizona. The Park is known for its fossils, especially of fallen trees that we have named Petrified Wood.  Petrified wood…

When History is History

Some people see an old pile of sticks. Others see a past that can never be forgotten.  Sadly these historical landmarks are exactly that, forgotten. I am not speaking about mainstream national treasures that are the backbone of our country or even the controversy of the daily news.   Simple abandoned buildings in the middle…

Lava River Cave

Located a short drive outside of Flagstaff, AZ is the Lava River Cave. The Cave is located in the Coconino National Forest.  The “Cave” is actually a Lava Tube that is believed to have been formed roughly 700,000 years ago by molten rock that erupted from a volcanic vent.  The cave itself is about 3/4 of…

Grapevine Canyon Petroglyphs

The Grapevine Canyon Petroglyphs are located in Grapevine Canyon on Spirit Mountain near Laughlin, Nevada, and are listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places. The area is also known as Christmas Tree Pass.   The Drive is only about 10 miles from downtown Laughlin, NV and a great diversion from the slot machines…