There is a little historic sprawling complex in San Juan County,Utah just outside the borders of Monument Valley called Goulding's and it features a large, campground, stores ,restaurant and a museum. This place dates back to 1921 when first established by Harry Goulding. Soon actor John Wayne would start filming many western movies in this … Continue reading Gouldings Arch -What makes it great!
What can I say about Bryce Canyon National Park? Incredible! The park is located in Southwestern Utah close to Zion National Park but farther North About 50 miles and I 1000' higher. The weather is a lot cooler and receives alot more precipitation so it's always a good idea to dress warm when you arrive. … Continue reading A Canyon to Remember. Bryce Canyon National Park
If you could describe heaven, I'm sure Maligne lake would come close, that is if you don't mind a little cooler weather. The scenery is breathtaking with the glacier water color so unreal, you continually have to pinch yourself. Maligne Lake is located in Jasper National Park , Alberta Canada and is known for the … Continue reading Maligne Lake-A Little Piece Of Heaven In The Canadian Rockies
If you are looking for a hike that has elevation, rock formations, beautiful desert plants, views beyond belief, and a great finale at the end, not to mention a great workout, this is your hike! Peralta Trail is actually one of my favorite hikes in the Superstition mountains for all these reasons. The Peralta Trail … Continue reading Peralta Trail is the perfect hike!
Capitol Reef National Park is a place I have wanted to go for quite some time now. It is a less populated National Park that sometimes has been referred to by early inhabitants as "the land of the sleeping rainbow" because of its beautiful contrast and multi colored sandstone rock. The most distinguishing geological feature … Continue reading Capitol Reef National Park. The land of the Sleeping Rainbow!
Yosemite National Park has always been one of those places that I would dream about visiting. I would see many photos of the beautiful shaped granite mountains, scenic views, and cascading waterfalls all-in-one park. I would think to myself,.. one day I will get there! Well that day arrived at the end of April 2018, … Continue reading Yosemite in a day! Is it possible?
There is a hike that I have been wanting to do for a long time, called the Flat iron that is considered to be the hike of all hikes around the area in Arizona and is only a 30 minute drive from my home .It is guaranteed to kick your butt! The hike is named … Continue reading My bucket list hike kicked my butt! I made it to the top!
One of my favorite and most unique lakes in Arizona is Watson Lake located in Prescott , Arizona. It is one of two reservoirs at the Granite Dells and was formed in the early 1900s when Chino Valley Irrigation District built a dam on Granite Creek. The city of Prescott bought the reservoir and surrounding … Continue reading The Most Unique Lake
Sedona is one of my favorite places to go in Northern Arizona. It is considered to be a small city with the population of 11000. Sedona's best features and main attraction is the red Sandstone rock formations that almost look bright orange in different lights. The city rests right in the middle of the rock … Continue reading Sedona for a day
Do you want to experience the Southwest? I mean the real rugged Southwest? Well this is the place for you! It's the Apache Trail that runs through the Superstition Mountains in Arizona. The Apache Trail in Arizona was a Stagecoach Trail that ran through the Superstition Mountains. It was named the Apache Trail after … Continue reading The Rugged Apache Trail