Tag Archives: Southwest

Petrified Forest National Park

In spite of being short of time due to the distance we had to drive, we wanted to see one last thing, the Petrified Forest. The Park covers about 230 square miles and includes areas of petrified wood, as well … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon

We saved the best for last and spent a day at the nation’s second most popular National Park, The Grand Canyon. Everyone has seen pictures of the magnificent canyon carved by the Colorado River. It is truly one of Mother … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

Our next stop on the agenda was Zion¬†National Park in southwest Utah. It is the fifth most visited National Park, the tour guide told us. ¬†We arrived to find the streets of Springdale, the town closest to the park, lined … Continue reading

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Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument is a located in the state of Utah near Cedar City. Cedar Breaks is a natural amphitheater, stretching across 3 miles, with a depth of over 2,000 feet. This is a small but interesting place. It … Continue reading

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