Superstition Mountains Arizona

We decided to take off and head to the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix for some hiking. It was early November and the weather in the Phoenix area had started to cool down so we thought it might be a great time to be out there before the holidays set in.   We usually like driving the back roads to …

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Bonito Campground Coconino Forest Arizona

We departed Page and headed south over Antelope Pass with spectacular scenery and a beautiful autumn day.   Campground: Bonito Campground Location: About 12 miles north of Flagstaff, Arizona just outside entrance to Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Site: 31 – pull along Cost: $13 (that’s with half off due to Interagency Pass) Services: dry camping Comments: One of our …

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Lake Powell Arizona & Utah

We decided to rent a small power boat for the day. Since the Stateline Marina for Lake Powell is in Utah but is also within walking distance of the campground in Arizona it made for easy access to hop over there and get a boat and spend the day out on the lake!  The marina also rents a variety of …

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Utah & Arizona The Wave Hike

Yes, we won! We won the lottery to hike The Wave! For those of you who are not familiar with The Wave, it is an area in northern Arizona that is so popular that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) controls access to the area using a lottery system.  For details on the lottery and more information about The Wave …

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Wahweap Campground Arizona

  We departed Bonito Campground near Flagstaff and headed north on Highway 89 towards Page going through some beautiful scenery and eventually going over the Antelope Pass. The pass is steep climbing up 1,000 feet in 3 miles with hairpin turns. There are some beautiful vistas along the way along with a scenic overlook area when you are heading south. …

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Those Young Guys Winnebago View

Yes, we are back. This campground allows us a great place to stop on our way north. We left home and we weren’t even 200 yards from our house when we hit something! There was a large crash. We pulled over and Norm climbed up on the roof to check out any damage. There was none!! It was a low …

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Coconino National Forest Bonito Campground Arizona

We made our way from Grants, New Mexico to Flagstaff, Arizona along I-40 passing through some of my favorite scenery with lots of fun billboards to read. As we departed Grants and headed west on I-40 we began to see lots of billboards for trading posts selling everything from moccasins to Indian arts and crafts to Guy Stuff!!  Even after …

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Grants New Mexico

Another day of just driving and not sightseeing. We drove from Las Vegas to Grants and would love to have explored El Malpais and the surrounding area for a few days but with the Governor’s lockdown orders we can’t. Oh well.   Grant is known as the “Uranium Capital of the World” and is about 80 miles west of Albuquerque …

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Las Vegas New Mexico

Off to Vegas!! Las Vegas!! In New Mexico!! We headed over the Raton Pass which had lots of warning signs for animals but all we saw were some antelope on the other side.   We drove on to Vegas to the KOA which sits in the southern part of Vegas in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. We …

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Trinidad Lake State Park Colorado

  We took the short drive from Cheyenne Mountain State Park to Trinidad Lake State Park passing through Pueblo with no traffic, great weather, and a lovely drive.   And on to Trinidad which sits in the southern part of Colorado right off I-25 in the Purgatoire River Valley at about 6,000 ft.  It is only about 13 miles north …

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