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Agate House And Long Logs Trail: One Of The Best Hikes In Petrified Forest National Park

The last thing I did at Petrified Forest on both visits is hiking the Agate House and Long Logs loop trail by the Painted Desert Museum. My friend Michelle from Head Along With Heart posted about this over the winter last year and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to see…

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Crystal Forest Loop Vs. Jasper Forest At Petrified Forest National Park

One of the most popular hikes in Petrified Forest National Park is the Crystal Forest trail. It's a short, easy hike with plenty of opportunity to see some impressive petrified logs. They're not as impressive as the Long Logs trail, but it's still a great hike. In my two visits to the park, I've actually…

75 Photos That Will Have You Planning A Trip To See Saguaro Cactus Right Now

I have about a thousand pictures from Saguaro National Park and i don't know if I'll ever be able to use them all here or share them all in my helpful posts, so today I'm going to share a ton of them just for funsies. If you're looking for tips for visiting Saguaro, you won't…

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Hike The Blue Mesa Trail At Petrified Forest National Park

I love Petrified Forest National Park. I thought I would and I was not wrong. This is a park that people always say is boring, not worth it, or just to drive through in a couple hours. But it's worth more than that. I will admit, it may not be as mind blowing as somewhere…

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Cool Off And Enjoy The View On The Hanging Garden Trail In Page, Arizona

Up to now, I've been in Page, Arizona for a total of 13 months and until October 2021, I did like, nothing. It's almost embarrassing how little I knew about things to do in Page, for real. My mission for this winter is to do literally all the things in Page. All. Of. Them. Well,…

29 Things To Know Before Planning A Lake Powell Vacation

I can't believe it's taken me five years to write this post! I guess it's just given me extra time to think of everything you need to know before planning a Lake Powell vacation. And it's a lot. And after working at Lake Powell for six seasons (four in Bullfrog, two in Wahweap), not just…

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Saguaro East Vs. West Showdown: Which Side Of Saguaro Is Better?

Ahh, Saguaro National Park. One of the newest parks I visited and one of my new favorites! This is such an underrated national park, I'm surprised at how little I hear about it. The big question when visiting though, is which side of Saguaro National Park is better and I'm here to help you pick…

Don’t Poop In The Pueblo: Explore The Ancient Ruins Of Wupatki National Monument in Northern Arizona

Over the summer we spent a lot of time in Flagstaff and drove past Wupatki National Monument every time. Of course, we had to go so sometime in the middle of summer we finally decided to stop. It's the perfect hidden gem that deserves to be on more bucket lists and road trip itineraries. We…

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12 Of The Best Things To Do In The Grand Canyon For Non-Hikers

This content was created in partnership with Hotels.com. When most people think of national parks, they probably think of the Grand Canyon, and for good reason.  It's the grandest canyon in the country and millions of people come to see it every year.  While hiking in the Grand Canyon is amazing, most people don't, but…

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Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Monument Valley Without A Tour

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Whether you're aware of it or not, you've seen Monument Valley.  You know what Monument Valley is.  It's probably one of the top things on a lot of people's USA bucket list.  And…

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Horseshoe Bend Hike: A Great American Road Trip Must-Do

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Horseshoe Bend is just one of those places you need to go eventually, just like Monument Valley and Antelope Canyon, it's on everyone bucket list.  I went on my first road trip through…

Yah’ah’ teh’ From Monument Valley

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I finally made it to Monument Valley.  And went on the Moki Deathway.  And saw Muley Point.  It was an exciting, but long, day in the desert.  My parents were visiting and we…

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Everything You Need To Know For Visiting Lower Antelope Canyon With Dixie Ellis Tours

I think this is probably on everyone’s bucket list, whether they know it or not.  Ok, that could be wrong, but I bet it is on a lot of lists.  What is it you ask?  Oh wait, you probably read the title already.  It’s Antelope Canyon.  Lower Antelope Canyon to be exact. Antelope Canyon is…