Southwestern US, Travels

The place where 4 states don’t quite meet

After Canyonlands National Park, our next destination was Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado. The two parks are only about 3 hours apart by car, but we drove at least an hour out of our way (through the absolute middle of nowhere) for the sole purpose of visiting Four Corners Monument. Here, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and… Continue reading The place where 4 states don’t quite meet

Southwestern US, Travels, US National Parks

Whales, Ruins, and…a Meteorite Crater? – Canyonlands National Park, Utah (part II)

Okay, so obviously we didn’t see whales in Utah. But we did climb a giant rock that was somewhat shaped like one. For day #2 in Canyonlands, we headed back into the Island in the Sky district, this time keeping right at the fork in the road. We followed the right fork all the way… Continue reading Whales, Ruins, and…a Meteorite Crater? – Canyonlands National Park, Utah (part II)