So somehow, camping around the Grand Canyon was his idea… And even though we finished the trip back in April, he still hasn’t finished the blogs! Well I finished the video. At least I’m holding up my end of the camping bargain! Continue reading
The remarkable thing about staying in Page is that you can see so many natural attractions in such a small area. Just outside of Page and five miles downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam is Horseshoe Bend, a horseshoe-shaped curve in the Colorado River. It is worth seeing on any trip to the area, and best of all, it takes less than an hour to enjoy. The edge of Horseshoe Bend is just about 3/4 of a mile from the parking lot, and the walk goes quickly. Be careful when you get to the edge – it’s a 1,000 foot drop straight down with no railings! Continue reading
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.
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