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Our first backroads adventure, part 4: Moab and vicinity.

This part of our 1997 trip was often on small roads, but they were principal routes in the part of Utah where we were travelling. Leaving Canyonlands, we headed north and passed Wilson’s Arch, close to the highway and one … Continue reading

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Check the moon before visiting Arches National Park.

We had been to Arches National Park several times [see our suggested itinerary for a trip to the Southwest], but this time, I made it a destination.  I did not want to be there for a full moon.  I’m sure … Continue reading

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An Itinerary for the Southwest U.S. (Part 4)

[Las Vegas; Hoover Dam; Grand Canyon; Monument Valley; Mesa Verde; Durango, Black Canyon of the Gunnison; Grand Mesa;]Arches National Park; Canyonlands National Park; Natural Bridges Leaving Grand Junction, take I-70 West.  But we don’t advocate seeing the Interstates.  When you … Continue reading


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