Three weeks to get from Missouri to Southern California. 1900 miles and seven stopovers. Here’s what we did along the way.
Catching Up – October 2016 to January 2017
We had a bit of a break from writing on the blog from October 2016 to January 2017, so here’s what we were doing during that time: We stopped at one of our favorite places to stay, Monte Vista RV…
Gigantic Meteor Crater, a Painted Desert, and a Petrified Forest
In which we visit a 225 million year old petrified forest, a gigantic meteor crater, and chow down on mutton sandwiches on Navajo fry bread.
What We Did in Tucson, AZ
We found so much to do while visiting Tucson, Arizona. There are great places to hike, awesome museums, and all kinds of history from the Old West. We visited a huge airplane museum (one of the largest in the world), went inside a Cold War missile silo, hiked through a desert covered in Giant Saguaros, and drank Sarsaparilla in Tombstone.
Visiting the Titan Missile Museum – A Great Roadschooling History Lesson
Our visit to the Titan Missile Museum was an awesome experience. The kids even got to turn the keys to initiate the launch sequence of this Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. How cool is that?
Visiting Yuma, AZ and the Official Center of the World
We ended up staying in Yuma, Arizona for a week longer than planned…Here’s what we did in the sunniest city on earth.
Our Little Trip to Mexico – A Day Visit to Algodones
We made a quick day trip to Algodones, the northernmost city in Mexico and a mecca for those seeking low-cost dental care, optometrists, and prescription drugs.
Zion’s Canyon, Sin City, and Chicago Hot Dogs in the Desert
October 9 – November 30, 2015 So a little bit has happened since our last post over a month ago. Been a little busy with family and work, so we haven’t had much time to update the blog. So this…
Grand Canyon from the North Rim
October 8, 2015 We have had quite a trip over the last few weeks as we’ve been making our way around the national parks in southern Utah. Even though the Grand Canyon is in Arizona, not Utah, it was definitely…
Monument Valley, Four Corners, and Ancient Ruins
October 5-7, 2015 After an exciting week in Moab, we traveled south 2 1/2 hours to Monument Valley. Our original plan was to travel to Four Corners on the way there, which would have added 2 hours to our travel…