Alan on October 22nd, 2011

Everyone loves a train and even grown men can’t resist riding the rails. After 2 car trips to the Grand Canyon to both the North and South Rims we decided to turn the wheels of time back to the early 1900′s and experience travel to the Grand Canyon in the same way some of the [...]

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Alan on October 19th, 2011

The Southwest United States – Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico, draws millions of people each year from all over the world to see its unique natural beauty. There really is no other place on Earth like the Southwest and its geological treasures. The Grand Canyon in northern Arizona itself is considered one of the [...]

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Alan on October 13th, 2011

When one thinks of Colorado River rafting, images of whitewater rapids, getting soaked from head to toe and sometimes getting thrown from your raft come to mind. However, that wasn’t our experience when rafting down the Colorado in Glen Canyon. Colorado River Discovery offers what they call half day river floats that are calm water [...]

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Alan on October 11th, 2011

After spending the first several days of our southwest vacation in colorful Colorado, the Centennial State, the next leg of our journey took us to a more remote location in Arizona called Marble Canyon. Marble Canyon feels like it is out in the middle of nowhere and from the fellow travelers we ran into, that [...]

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Alan on September 23rd, 2011

Making plans for a long vacation, a month in this case, where you are going to several different locations isn’t the same as making those plans when you are going on a one or two week vacation to a single destination. The road trip we have planned will last for 31 days, cover some 5,000 [...]

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