Roaming The Southwest Day 6: Page AZ, Glen Canyon Dam, and Horseshoe Bend

After one final breakfast at Maswick food court, we set out for our next destination: Page, Arizona and its famous Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Slot Canyons. But first, there was some still some exploring to do in the eastern reaches of the Grand Canyon. Click any photo for larger version. Yavapai Point First up was […]

Roaming the Southwest Day 5: Grand Canyon South Rim, Laundry, and Pizza!

This morning at the Grand Canyon South Rim, we awoke to find that the rental car’s leaky tire was now totally flat. But before dealing with that, we hit up Maswik Food Court for some breakfast. They have cooked to order eggs, omelets, breakfast burritos, etc. and everything is priced about $7 to $9 which […]

Roaming the Southwest Day 3: Hiking in Sedona

West Fork Oak Creek Trail First on the agenda for today was hiking the popular West Fork Oak Creek Trail. I had read many reviews stating that the parking lot ($10 fee per car) gets filled up pretty early, so we prepared a quick breakfast in our studio’s kitchenette and hit the road for Oak […]

Roaming the Southwest Day 2: Martin Auto Museum, Driving to Sedona

Martin Auto Museum After hitting the Hyatt Place Phoenix Airport’s free breakfast, we got an early start and decided to visit the Martin Auto Museum prior to leaving the Phoenix area. Even though the weather was probably too beautiful to be indoors, I am a real sucker for anything automobile related. The museum was enjoyable […]

Roaming the Southwest Day 1: Overview and Getting There

Overview Welcome! My first series of posts for this blog will chronicle a recent roadtrip of the American Southwest. We begin on Thanksgiving Day 2017 in Phoenix, AZ and meandering through Sedona, the south rim of the Grand Canyon, and the slot canyons of Page. From there’s we’ll cross into Utah to visit Zion National […]