Route 66 – West of Flagstaff

Lots of history, nostalgic signs, old cars, burger joints and burros take you back to a simpler time. Will Rogers Highway, the Mother Road or America’s Mainstreet – whatever you call it, Arizona is home to the longest original stretch of Route 66 and we decided to see as much of it as we could […]

A Castle and a Ghost Town

Montezuma Castle National Monument Neither part of the Montezuma Castle National Monument’s name is correct, since the Sinaqua dwelling was abandoned before Montezuma was born and the dwellings are more like a “prehistoric high-rise apartment complex” than a castle, but what a great stop it was! This is a place with much history and natural beauty. […]

Tuzigoot, choo choo

Sedona was our home base for a week of road trips. Awe-inspiring vistas, magnificent views and the bright red rock make Sedona a must-see on any trip to Arizona. As the sun and clouds change, so does the color of the rock, making for stunning pictures any time of the day. We put quite a […]

Day 1: MKE to PHX to Sedona

We flew into Phoenix, but started our vacation in Sedona for seven nights, then to the Grand Canyon for two, and back in Phoenix for five, close to our flight back home. We landed in Phoenix just before noon. Our friends’ flight arrived about a half hour after ours, just as we were finished loading […]

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