We left Arkansas, but not the Ozarks, as we traveled into southern Missouri, state #18 on this 48-state adventure. Known as the “Show Me State,” Missouri is known for its grassy plains to the north and the forests of the Ozarks to the south. We have been amazed to see
Unlike Bugs Bunny, we found our way from Elephant Butte to Albuquerque just fine! The state’s largest city, named in honor of a town of the same name in Spain, has beauty in and around it — with the grand Sandia Mountains to the east and the Rio Grande River
Our final stop in Arizona took us to Kingman, in the northwestern part of the state, another town along Historic Route 66. We were expecting a small town — since so many towns along the old highway are small or practically ghost towns — but Kingman is a city, a
We spent two weeks based at Dead Horse Ranch State Park in beautiful Cottonwood, AZ, and visited so many amazing things that this post may be the longest we ever create. By the way, Old Town Cottonwood and Dead Horse Ranch are worth visits for the wines and hiking, respectively.
Ah… the Badlands of northern Arizona! It’s truly difficult to describe the beauty of what you’ll find at the Petrified Forest National Park, but the best advice we have is make sure you take the scenic drive that goes from gate to gate; in our case, we entered the northern