We drove into Nevada through Valley of Fire State Park, in the southeast corner of the state. We’d seen pictures of Elephant Rock and other formations here, but we were nonetheless surprised at how beautiful the landscape was. The park turned out to be a red-rock wonderland.
Weeeeee’re back! So, we had a little extra time in Utah (and this maybe, MIGHT be related to the fact that we thought, like a couple of dopes, that it would be a good idea to go to Wyoming in April.)
Thinking back on Arizona, one major theme rises to the surface- it had all kinds of valleys. There were massive valleys, narrow slot canyons, sharp bends- and we barely scratched the surface of Arizona.
Part 1- In which we find all of the amazingness Utah has to offer and it’s way more than we can squeeze into one blog. OK- so Utah wins the grand prize for being the most underrated state yet. Of course, Mormons, climbers, skiiers and Sundance Film Fest attendees have surely known this secret for[…]
The theme of our time in New Mexico is definitely aliens—alien planets, alien landscapes, and aliens themselves (we did visit Roswell, after all).
HO BOY. Did we ever have a Texas-sized time visiting this fine state. To achieve our overstuffed itinerary, we not-so-secretly stole a couple of days from Oklahoma. We felt justified doing so because Texas is SO big- plus, we wanted to cram as much as possible into this state, which we’ve both visited and loved[…]
Alright- I’ll try to make this the last time that we say, “we weren’t expecting much from [insert state name here]”- (err… at least until the midwest later this summer). Oklahoma was yet another place that we had some reservations about.