Travel Destinations

Petrified Forest National Park

If you ever find yourself traveling Interstate 40 in eastern Arizona, Petrified Forest National Park is a place you should not skip! It’s easy enough to make a brief stop in the north end of the park. There is a visitor center and some amazing overlooks for the Painted Desert. However, if that’s all you…

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Cathedral Gorge State Park

We knew this place was going to be good and we were excited about it. We arrived in the dark and did not realize the splendor of the area we had parked in until the next morning. The next morning when we opened our blinds we couldn’t help but stare at the cliffs around us….

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The Ghost Town of Rhyolite, Nevada

Near the eastern edge of Death Valley and about 120 miles from Las Vegas lies the ghost town of Rhyolite. It was a mining town that boomed very briefly in the early 1900’s. Unfortunately, the valuable gold ore in the area was quickly exhausted. Afterwards, production dropped and the town dried up almost as fast…