Monthly Archives: September 2011

Bryce Canyon National Park

After seeing Arches NP we turned the RV south to Bryce Canyon National Park. We found a nice campground close to the canyon and got ready for hiking the following day. We got up early to see the amphitheater in … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

Southern Utah is jam-packed with National Parks, National Monuments, and National Forests. We are forced to prioritize our destinations or we’ll never get out of this state. Apologies to Canyonlands National Park and Natural Bridges National Monument but upon entering … Continue reading

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Four Corners Monument

This morning we drove to the Four Corners Monument where the boundaries of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado all meet.  It’s the only point in the U.S. shared by four states. There are vendors selling Navajo jewelry, postcards, arrowheads … Continue reading

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At the Very Large Array

On our way to Albuquerque Kate noticed that our route would take us an hour away from the NRAO VLA. This is the radio telescope made famous in the movie Contact. It was early in the day so we decided to make … Continue reading

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White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument was perplexing when Finn and I first saw it off in the distance. We had been driving through the dry, flat, brown land of New Mexico and then rather quickly the landscape changed and we saw … Continue reading

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Roswell, New Mexico

The same thing I said about Wall Drug in South Dakota applies to Roswell, NM, you’d have to be a total curmudgeon not to stop and take a look. Its been the epicenter of UFO hysteria since 1947. When we … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

What we saw yesterday at Carlsbad Caverns National Park is ranked right up there among the top things we’ve seen so far on this adventure. This is definitely on the “must see list.” The cave we saw the day before … Continue reading

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Just hit 9000 miles

We started with 723 on the odometer, so 8,277 of that is NYCtoUSA. Wow!

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