Southwest kitsch, mining history, and rugged desert landscapes are all at the doorstep of this historic town. Make it a stop on your Southwest road trip this spring or plan a weekend getaway from nearby Phoenix or Tucson.
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From photographing the magical light in Antelope Canyon to exploring dinosaur tracks in Tuba City, there’s a lot to do in Navajo Nation. Use this guide to gather insight and ideas for your next trip.
Pull on your boots and tighten your stampede string! It’s time to book the ultimate dude ranch vacation. Wide open spaces, simplified travel plans, and immune-boosting perks make it an easy choice.
Traveling with family requires checking a lot of boxes. You want to get outside and see the enormous spaces of the Rocky Mountain West. Your partner is eager to check out Americana art and culture and to learn about Utah’s history. The kids want to be amused, and you want them to learn. Fortunately, the area surrounding Salt Lake International Airport—just 20 minutes away, in fact—can provide all of this and more.
When traveling across North America you also travel across the ancestral lands of hundreds of different Indigenous tribes. Indigenous communities are still very much tied to the land, and you can create a positive experience for both yourself and these communities by visiting with gratitude and respect – prepared to learn about the local cultures and histories.
From the views from the prehistoric route up Picacho Peak to the sights in the subterranean Kartchner Caverns, Arizona’s state parks are all set for early season vacations.
When the flakes start to fly in Carbon County, Wyoming, the fun is just getting started. Hot springs, festivals, outdoor recreation, and great food are all on the menu for your weekend adventure.
Explore the lower elevation state parks of Arizona this spring, from caves to peaks, from ancient dwellings to fresh wildflowers, from bass fishing and tubing to hiking and horseback riding … and much more.
About five miles south of town, something starts to happen. The landscape stretches out and the monstrous, nearly 11,000-foot silhouette of Pilot Peak starts to rise over West Wendover. Its stark presence reaching out from the middle of the desert is intriguing and dramatic. When I was there it had just snowed up high, making views of this iconic peak truly breathtaking.
The autumn colors in Missoula, Montana are a sight that you really don’t want to miss. Pair stunning fall views with all the excitement and adventure that Missoula has to offer and you have yourself an incredible 3 days ahead of you.