Just east of Page on Navajo territory lies Antelope Canyon, a set of two incredible slot canyons. Upper Antelope Canyon is above ground, while Lower Antelope Canyon looks like a large crack in the earth that visitors descend into using a set of narrow stairs. We chose to go to Lower, as we heard that Upper was a bit more crowded and hectic.
From the Grand Canyon, we headed north on Route 89 to Page, Arizona. Page, a small town of about 7,000 people on the Arizona-Utah border, is in close proximity to several must-see attractions: Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon, and Horseshoe Bend. While these sites are not as renowned as, say, the Grand Canyon or Zion National Park, they should not be missed on a trip to the region, especially because it doesn’t take too much time to thoroughly enjoy these unique land features. Continue reading
After our relaxing day in Sedona and a fantastic breakfast at our B&B, we got up early and hit the road for the Grand Canyon. Continue reading
About two hours south of the Grand Canyon’s southern rim is a charming town called Sedona. Sedona’s popularity has exploded over the last 25 years, especially among New Age hippies, spa-seeking socialites and outdoors enthusiasts. Known for its glowing red rocks, Sedona is a recommended destination if you’re in the Grand Canyon area. Continue reading
Last Thursday, Jolyn and I set off for our first major adventure of 2016. It was our goal to visit a series of National Parks in the southwestern United States. When planning a trip, we often overlook domestic travel in favor of foreign travel; experiencing something completely culturally new usually seems to appeal the most to us. However, we felt like there was a big, beautiful part of the United States that we had missed out. Continue reading