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Approaching the midpoint of the trip, we planned two nights in Flagstaff, Arizona. During the three hour drive from Canyon de Chelly, we stopped for lunch in Holbrook and inadvertently stumbled upon a monument to the song “Take it Easy” … Continue reading
Images from our trip through Arizona and California, April 6-16, 2017. Click to enlarge, read captions and view slideshow.
Happy 94th birthday! Created on February 26, 1919, Grand Canyon National Park is the second most popular park in the country, with almost 4.5 million visitors annually. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, it simply must be seen in … Continue reading
On any trip across the Southwest, you’re likely to encounter the shadow of the Fred Harvey Corporation, one of the greatest American companies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Its founder, Fred Harvey, was an English immigrant who … Continue reading
Our favorites: Do: Bright Angel Trail to Plateau Point (12 miles; 3,000′ elevation change – very strenuous and worth every bit!) Eat: Dinner – El Tovar Dining Room
The craziness of the Grand Canyon can’t really be described in words so I won’t bother trying. You have to go there yourself. I’ve noticed a phenomenon common to almost all national parks: the more difficult the place is to … Continue reading