Family, Road Trip, Travel

Some Things Never Change

This time, Judy and I are with our ten-year-old granddaughter on a much shorter but still memorable visit to iconic western National Parks. It brings back a flood of memories highlighting all that’s changed … and stayed the same!

A to Z, The US Version, Family, Road Trip, Travel

“B” Is For Bryce Canyon

We headed north and west on Route 89 through the northern Arizona plateau, gazing at the constantly changing landscape as we rolled into Utah.

Musings, Road Trip, Travel

I’m Not Quite Ready

I’m simply champing at the bit to walk down the jetway onto a jumbo jet, settle into my seat and snooze across an ocean for an international adventure, but I am leery about countries having to shut down suddenly due to a surge in this virus.

Arizona, Musings, Road Trip, Travel

Spontaneity

When faced with a weekend day, a sunny forecast and nothing particularly pressing scheduled, we flip a coin, grab a map and go exploring. 

Musings, Road Trip, Travel

Road(ster) Trippin’

We found a small cooler that fits in the trunk, even with the bags. In it, we can put a few water bottles, some snacks…even a bottle of wine (or two)!

A to Z, The US Version, Bucket List, Road Trip, The World A to Z, Travel

Hiatus – Year Two

Putting international travel on hold also means I’m planning several epic road trips.

Musings, Road Trip, Travel

Music Drives Me

...when The Go-Go’s Vacation came on, it sparked my thinking about favorite songs that put me in the traveling mood.

Arizona, Road Trip, Travel

A Dam Blog (Hoover Dam)

Once you’ve walked the dam, get back in your car and drive it. There’s very little traffic and it takes you to the overlook parking areas on the Arizona side.

Arizona, Road Trip

A Desert Museum That Warms You

I didn’t expect to love this museum when we arrived, but we are already planning a return trip in the spring to capture the plants in seasonable bloom.

Arizona, Road Trip

Vulture City – a Real American West Ghost Town

When I hear “ghost town” this is what I imagine. It’s truly abandoned. There was no crowd on this particular Sunday afternoon, in fact, we only encountered only a handful of other people as we explored the buildings.