2012 Southwest vacation index
Here is an index to all of my posts from our Southwest trip this summer. This will make it easier to access a specific post.
Driving from our home in Davis to Needles, CA.
Driving from Needles, CA via Lake Havasu City, AZ to the Grand Canyon. Sunset at Mohave Point.
Various points along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Sunset at Yavapai Point.
Driving from the Grand Canyon via Sedona to Tucson, AZ.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and B&B Cactus Farm.
Driving from Saguaro National Park (Eastern District) via Tombstone to White Sands National Monument, NM.
Sunrise at White Sands, International UFO Museum in Roswell.
Spending the day in Santa Fe: Stone Forest; downtown; Santa Fe Greenhouses; Jackalope.
Driving on the High Road to Taos, passing through the historic Spanish settlements of Chimayó, Truchas and Las Trampas. St Francis of Assisi Church in Ranchos de Taos; Taos Plaza; Taos Pueblo.
Visit to “Sky City,” the 1000-year old Acoma Pueblo.
Canyon de Chelly National Monument in northeastern Arizona, one of my personal highlights of our trip.
Driving from Window Rock, the capital of the Navajo Nation, to Four Corners Monument, the only place in the U.S. where four states meet, on to Cortez, CO.
Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site protecting astonishingly well preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings.
Going rafting on the Colorado River in Moab, UT.
Sunset at Arches National Park.
Driving home from Moab via Bonneville Speedway.