Alien Everything: Welcome to Roswell

I imagined Roswell to be a tiny alien themed everything town in the middle of nowhere New Mexico.  The middle of nowhere part was right.  The tiny town part wasn't.  The alien themed everything was a little off too.  I had high expectations and maybe they should have been a little lower.   Our first…

Albuquerque From Above: A Hot Air Balloon Adventure

My fingers were probably crossed for good weather from the moment we booked our hot air balloon flight.  I'm talking a week of crossed fingers.This is serious business. For as long as I can remember, I've loved hot air balloons and wanted to ride in one.  When we started planning the southwest road trip, it…

Flintstones Bedrock Williams, Arizona

Yabba Dabba Doo! A stop in Bedrock City

**Now Closed** Unfortunately, Bedrock City is closed now. After pulling into what looked like a deserted parking lot, my suspicion levels rose quickly, but I pushed those thoughts aside as we entered a building that looked a little sketchier than I would have liked.  Some of the souvenirs looked like they were there about 15…