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Border Medical Land Guide: Border Town of Los...
Algodones or Los Algodones, Mexico is an unusual little border town. What’s so unusual about Algodones? We heard that within a four block radius there are more pharmacies, doctors, dentists and opticians than a similar four block area anywhere else in the world!
What Are the Sedona, Arizona Energy Vortexes?
In Sedona vortexes are created, not by wind or water, but from spiraling spiritual energy. The vortexes of Sedona are named because they are believed to be spiritual locations where the energy is right to facilitate prayer, mediation and healing.
A Complete Traveler's Guide to Quartzsite,...
Quartzsite AZ is a special place that has been a rock-hound's paradise since the 1960s. More than a million people visit the area each winter, many of them in RVs, especially during January and February.
How to Cross the Border to Nogales, Mexico to...
Should you or shouldn't you cross the border into Nogales, Mexico? We were surprised by the ease of crossing the border and what was to be found on the other side. We provide you with what you need to know about Nogales, Mexico from the perspective of a visitor.
Planning Maps of the Southwestern United States
Planning and orientation maps of the Southwestern United States.
Tips and Hints for Low-cost and Efficient...
Those who live in the Southwest or travel to the Southwest, often consider travel on Southwest Airlines. Here are some insider tips on how to save money and ease your travel on Southwest Airlines.
Going Nude in Arizona - Naturist Clubs, Resorts...
Going Nude in Arizona - Naturist Clubs, Resorts and Information
Glendale Chocolate Affaire in Historic...
The Glendale Chocolate Affaire, at Murphy Park, features 40 chocolate vendors selling everything sweet and gooey. There is also a wine and beer garden, music, food court and many non-chocolate vendors.
Free Activities to Do in Tucson, Arizona
Enjoy budget and free activities in Tucson, Arizona. A little money goes a long way toward having fun in Tucson – from art and history, to science and outdoor adventure. Frugal visitors can enjoy a host of fun and educational activities in the Old Pueblo for $10 per person or less.
Going Nude in Texas - Naturist Clubs, Resorts...
Going Nude in Texas - Naturist Clubs, Resorts and Information
Southwest Vacation Ideas for Your Trip in the...
If you are planning for a vacation in America's southwest, you will want to include our top vacation destinations. We have all you need to know to plan your southwest vacation.
Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Show and Auction -...
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company holds the world-famous Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event in Scottsdale, Arizona annually in January. Whether you are in the market for a world-class classic car or just enjoy looking at them the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction is not to be missed.
Best Places to Go Nude in the Southwest
Going Nude in the Southwest - Naturist Clubs, Resorts and Information
Naturist Clubs, Resorts, and More: Go Nude in...
Going Nude in Colorado - Naturist Clubs, Resorts and Information
Going Nude in New Mexico - Naturist Clubs,...
Going Nude in New Mexico - Naturist Clubs, Resorts and Information
Laughlin, Nevada - What You Need to Know About...
Laughlin, Nevada is a gambler's paradise right on the Colorado River. With great water sports, low cost rooms and lots of gambling, Laughlin is a destination for the savvy gambler and vacationer.
Travel to Mexican Border Towns from the...
When you are in the Southwest, it is very tempting to cross the border for a little shopping and Mexican culture. Tips, rules and information for a safe visit to Mexico.
Train Trips in the Southwestern United States -...
Love trains? All aboard! Enjoy scenic and historic train rides in the Southwest. We have selected some great excursions for train buffs and sightseers alike.
Planning Map of Texas Rivers and Lakes
The Southwest US, even in the desert, has rivers and lakes for recreation, fishing and boating. This map of Texas shows the rivers and lakes.
Top 12 Things to Do and See in Santa Fe
Santa Fe is one of the top destinations in the Southwest. These are the top 12 things to do and see in Santa Fe.
A Visitor's Guide to Grand Canyon West and the...
This guide provides Grand Canyon West and the Skywalk price information, how to get there and what to expect during your visit to the Hualapai Indian lands attraction.
Going Nude in Utah - Naturist Clubs, Resorts...
Going Nude in Utah - Naturist Clubs, Resorts and Information
Is This a Photograph of a Sedona Vortex? Vortex...
This traveler came upon a vortex in Sedona or did she? This rainbow effect had never appeared in her photos anywhere else. She wonders if this is a vortex energy field.
Top Things to Do at the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is one of the major attractions of the Southwest. It is one of those places you must
Finding the Wildflowers in the Texas Hill Country
Where and when to see the wildflowers in the Texas Hill Country. From festivals to farms, we share wildflower information with you.
Polygamy in the American Southwest - Child...
Traveling through Utah and Northern Arizona? You may encounter the communities of Colorado City, Arizona or Hildale, Utah. Polygamous sects have founded isolated communities in the Southwest, and have developed a society that defies the laws of both Arizona and Utah. The sects supports polygamous marriage including the marriage of under-age girls and older men.
Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows - What New Buyers...
The many separate shows making up the January and February Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in January and February can be confusing to the new buyer. We offer some tips and resources. Page 3.
Visiting Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona -...
Taliesin West in Scottsdale,Arizona was architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school from 1937 until his death in 1959.You can tour it.
Downtown Winslow Murals
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 12.
Understanding the Sedona Vortexes
How to classify Sedona Vortexes and use them for spritual exploration. It’s not easy to figure out what the Sedona Vortexes are all about. Some say the vortex is a result of intersecting Ley Lines, some say vortexes are formed by magnetic energy and yet others point out that the energy flow of vortexes exists on a dimension deeper than electricity or magnetism
Advice from the Back of the Plane - Making...
Tips for easing travel on Southwest Airlines. Page 2.
Altitude Sickness - When Your Body Rebels at...
Altitude Sickness affects almost one out of three people who travel to high altitude destinations. What’s high altitude? Well for some, it might be 5,000 feet while for others it might not be an issue until they hit 10,000 feet. Altitude sickness is unpredictable. It can affect the young fit hiker as well as the elderly traveler. It can affect you one one trip but not the next.
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort Hotel -...
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Revive Spa, Phoenix Arizona. Six outdoor dining options, four pools and full service spa await you during your stay at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort.
Bisbee Arizona - Visitors Guide - What to Do in...
Bisbee AZ, once a thriving copper mining town, is unique because of the way it has evolved over the years. Now home to retirees and artists, Bisbee features historic buildings, homes and streets.
Tucson, Arizona Gem and Mineral Shows - What...
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Antelope Slot Canyon - Mystery, Light and...
Antelope Slot Canyon in northern Arizona is a mystically beautiful place. Light plays off the red sandstone walls, tour guides may play Indian flute for you and you will marvel at how the water gets from one end of the canyon to the next.
Places to Ski Near Denver, Colorado
There are many places to ski within a short drive from Denver, Colorado.
Hoover Dam - Tours, Visitors Center, Driving...
Hoover Dam is an engineering marvel. You can visit this beautiful dam and see the sparkling blue waters of Lake Mead, walk across the dam, and if you have the right vehicle, drive across Hoover Dam.
Wuertz Farm Gourd Festival in Casa Grande,...
Wuertz Farm is noted for growing gourds... all shapes of Gourds. But come February, Wuertz Farm hosts a big Gourd Festival in Casa Grande, Arizona.
Trading Posts of the Southwest - Gallup, New...
Trading posts of the southwest. History, culture, understanding the pawn system and how to shop at local trading posts. Features list of Gallup trading posts.
Fredericksburg, Texas - Little Germany in the...
Fredericksburg, Texas, centrally located in the Texas Hill Country, makes for a great vacation destination.
Planning Map of Colorado Rivers and Lakes
The Southwest US, even in the desert, has rivers and lakes for recreation, fishing and boating. This map of Colorado shows the rivers and lakes.
Monument Valley - What You Need to Know About...
Monument Valley, one of the most spectacular sights in the southwestern United States, is located in northeast Arizona although the entrance is actually in Utah.
Grand Canyon Mule Trips
What you need to know about Grand Canyon Mule Trips. While most visitors gather to gawk at the canyon from the rim look-outs and head for the gift shops, the more adventurous may find that a mule trip into the canyon will make their visit to the Grand Canyon truly memorable.
New Cardinals Stadium - Location of Super Bowl...
The new Cardinals Stadium is located in Glendale, about 20 miles west of Downtown Phoenix. The stadium is the first and only stadium in North America that is capable of completely removing the grass playing field from the stadium. Cardinals Stadium will be the location of Super Bowl XLII in 2008.
Albuquerque Marriott Hotel Uptown
The Albuquerque Marriott Hotel in Uptown is convenient to shopping and dining and is just off I-40.
American Turquoise - Beautiful Jewelry for...
Find out about turquoise, how to buy turquoise and where to learn more about these beautiful stones.
The Best Annual Events and Festivals in the...
The Southwest United States' Best Annual Events and Festivals.
Havasu Canyon - Village of Supai - Navajo,...
Havasu Canyon, containing some of the most picturesque blue-green waterfalls and pools, belongs to the Havasu 'Baaja people. Adventurers can hike, ride horses or helicopter to Supai Village at the bottom of the canyon and explore the beautiful falls.
What Are Dream Catchers? Are They Really Native...
What are Dream Catchers? Throughout the Southwest you will see a round hoop with what appears to be a woven web. They are called Dream Catchers. But are they actually Native American? We provide you with the history and lore of the Dream Catcher and provide resources for making and purchasing Dream Catchers.
Where to Go in the Southwest for Your Clothing...
Nude, naturist, clothing optional resorts, destinations, clubs in each state of the Southwestern U.S. provide you with leads on where to go for your clothing optional vacation or day trip.
Visiting Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National...
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is an amazing place to visit and to hike. Located just 40 miles southwest of Santa Fe and 55 miles northeast of Albuquerque, Tent Rocks is easily accessible from I-25, with plenty of signs to guide you along your way.
Things to Do and See in Denver, Colorado
Denver, Colorado is the Capitol of Denver and a great place to visit. Here are things to do and see in Denver ranging from places to hike to great places to shop. Visit the Denver Zoo, the old Denver Mint or even tour the Capitol.
Winslow's Hubbell Trading Post
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 14.
Southwest Clothing Optional and Nude Safety Zones
You may not be a naturist but sometimes you just want to go somewhere where you can be nude for awhile. It's hot in the Southwest and there are places where you can be topless by the pool or nude in the resort's hot tub. This isn't a list for naturists, but it's a good start for someone who's clothing is getting the best of them.
Crossing the Border into Mexico from the...
When you are in the Southwest, it is very tempting to cross the border for a little shopping and Mexican culture. Tips, rules and information for a safe visit to Mexico. Page 2.
Fiesta Week in San Antonio Texas
Fiesta San Antonio takes place each April to honor those who fought at the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto and to celebrate the city's rich and diverse cultures.
Tix 4 Tonight Box Offices in Las Vegas - Half...
Save on Las Vegas Show tickets with Tix 4 Tonight. Just like in New York, where you can buy Broadway tickets the afternoon of the show, Las Vegas has a place where folks who don't plan ahead and who want to save some bucks for the slot machines, can line up and save.
Native American Art Festivals - Finding the...
It's important to buy authentic Native American art. Here's a list of places you can go to see fantastic art and to purchase a piece that is authentic.
Guide to Driving the Turquoise Trail
The Turquoise Trail is a scenic highway linking Albuquerque and Santa Fe through rolling hills with mountain views and quaint historic mining towns. The Trail begins to the South in Tijeras and the Cibola National Forest, then heads north through Cedar Crest, Sandia Park, Edgewood, Golden, Madrid, and Cerrillos, before ending in the San Marcos/Lone Butte Area.
Yuma, Arizona - All You Need to Know About...
Yuma, Arizona is one of the fastest growing areas in the United States. Combine that with the yearly influx of snowbirds, seasonal winter visitors, and you might wonder why most people know little about sunny, historic Yuma, Arizona.
Visiting Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico
Visiting Zuni Pueblo - What You Need to Know. The best part of visiting Zuni was that it was seemingly untouched by time. Important religious ceremonies go on from year to year, and families pass down language and tradition.
Unforgettable Colorado River Float Trip from...
A leisurely Colorado River raft trip an be a highlight of your visit to northern Arizona. Colorado River Discovery provides raft trips from the base of Glen Canyon Dam to Lee's Ferry.
Planning Map of Arizona Rivers and Lakes
The Southwest US, even in the desert, has rivers and lakes for recreation, fishing and boating. This map of Arizona shows the rivers and lakes.
Tombstone, Arizona - The Town Too Tough to Die...
About Visiting Tombstone: Tombstone, Arizona is a historic Wild West town dubbed the "town too tough
Spring in the Texas Hill Country
Enjoy Spring in the Texas Hill Country. Spring is a great time to see the Texas State Flower, the Bluebonnet, in all it’s glory. And, if that isn’t enough, over 5,000 varieties of wild flowers carpet the rolling hills of the central Texas Hill Country. Whether you like to tour wineries, hike, or kick back at a historic B&B, the Texas Hill Country will have something for you.
What Really Happens in Area 51?
Should you visit Area 51? Area 51 in Nevada is a world-wide destination for UFO enthusiasts. What what will you actually see the desert and small towns around Area 51? Is it worth visiting?
This Historic Diner is Now For Sale.
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 13.
Visiting the Ancient Acoma Pueblo - Sky City...
Visiting the ancient Sky City of Acoma Pueblo high on the top of a mesa 370 feet above the desert floor. New museum and cultural center is not to be missed as you tour New Mexico. Acoma's history dates back as early as 1100 A.D.
Visiting the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden
The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is one of the highlights of any trip to Phoenix and the Arizona desert. The Desert Botanical Garden is home to a great collection of cacti and succulents. It's a beautiful place with paths to wander, a fantastic gift shop and special events galore.
Page, Arizona for Visitors - Lake Powell, Slot...
Page, Arizona didn't exist until the 1950's and the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam. Now Page is a destination for Lake Powell water sports, float trips down the Colorado River, hiking the slot canyons and much more.
Historic Winslow Trading Post
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 15.
A Dozen Free Things to Do in Northern Arizona
Arizona touring for free. You'll find some great ideas for touring in northern Arizona that will cost you absolutely nothing.
Grand Canyon Railway - Enjoying a Train Ride to...
A ride on the Grand Canyon Railway is a fun and environmentally friendly way to visit the Grand Canyon – No wait at the gate, no driving and parking problems and, when you are tired after a long day, you'll ride in style, enjoy live music and savor snacks and drinks as you watch the sun slip down over the western prairie.
Profile: Lake Havasu City, Arizona and the...
Lake Havasu City, Arizona is situated on the Colorado River's eastern bank. A big attraction is the transplanted London Bridge.
Tubac Festival of the Arts - Tubac's Premier...
The Tubac Festival of the Arts is the main festival for historic Tubac. Artist from across the US and Candada are invited to this juried show to display their wares.
Day Hiking in the Superstition Mountains...
Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail - One crisp winter day we headed east from Phoenix to the beautiful Superstition Mountains. Our destination was a short but scenic hike.
Visiting Georgia O'Keeffe's Home and Studio in...
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum maintains the Georgia O'Keeffe home in Abiquiu which she purchased in 1945. You can tour the home by reservation. Find out more about touring the Georgia O'Keeffe home in Abiquiu
A Dozen Free Things to Do and See in Santa Fe,...
Santa Fe, the City Different, is a wonderful place to explore. Many Santa Fe New Mexico places are free to visitors.[
Southwest Airlines Jokes
Southwest Airlines jokes and corporate humor. Whether it's the flight crew making the jokes or an outsider having fun at the expense of this successful airline, frequent fliers and those considering flying Southwest will have a chuckle.
Top 10 Fun Things to Do With Children in Arizona
From a mule trip into the Grand Canyon, to a wild west show in Tombstone, the "town too tough to die,"
Top Reasons to Choose Arizona's Grand Canyon...
If you have ever waited in line to enter the Grand Canyon National Park or have squeezed past hoards of tourists trying to get a glimpse of the Canyon’s beauty, you deserve to treat yourself to at least one off-season visit. The top reasons we recommend holiday time at the Canyon may entice you to pack up the family and head out on Christmas Eve rather than settling in by the fireplace at home.
Buying Authentic Hand Made Native American Art...
This is an article for Native American art collectors and first time buyers alike. With the ability of people from other countries like the Philippines and China to copy our American Indian designs using cheap materials and selling them at low prices, it is even more important that we become educated in the beauty and value of real Native American art.
Winslow's First Street Pathway
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 16.
The Bronze Bells of Cosanti: A Must-Buy...
The Cosanti bell foundry in Paradise Valley, Arizona is the residence and sculpture studio of Paolo Soleri and his staff. The foundry creates beautiful bells which can be purchased on site.
The Passenger Train Stops Twice Daily in Winslow
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 17.
The Winslow Train Station is Built in the Style...
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 18.
Tips and Hints for Low-cost Travel on Southwest...
Tips and Hints for Low-cost Travel on Southwest Airlines - Updates. Page 3.
There are Many Beautiful Details at La Posada...
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 19.
Southwest Indian Art Fair in Tucson, Arizona
The Southwest Indian Art Fair, taking place at the Arizona State Museum on the University of Arizona campus, draws over 200 juried Native American artists. The Fair runs Saturday and Sunday, annually in February. The Southwest Indian Art Fair is a high quality, excellent show.
Turf Paradise - Horse Racing - Phoenix, Arizona
Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona hosts live Thoroughbred racing October through May.
Lake Pleasant Regional Park - Phoenix, Arizona
Located north of Phoenix, Arizona, this park allows for activities such as boating, camping and hiking. Learn more here, including about fees and hours.
Touring San Antonio's River Walk
San Antonio's River Walk follows the river throught town. The Riverwalk is lined with hotels, restaurants, shops and entertainment. Since the walk, itself, is below street level, you can spend the day in a pedestrian's paradise without worrying about car traffic and noise. Each time we walk along the River Walk. We see something new. Come walk along with us through our River Walk photo album.
Winter patio scene - La Posada Hotel
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 20.
Why Sweetwater, TX Is the Place to See a...
Since 1958, the World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up has been held in Sweetwater, Texas and sponsored by the Sweetwater Jaycees. The Round-Up is held annually on the 2nd weekend in March at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Mysteries of the American Southwest
Dinosaurs, ghosts, ancient mysteries and wandering Saguaros will intrigue you as you travel the Southwest. Find out about the most mysterious and interesting sites in the Southwestern United States.
Trading Posts of the Southwest - Buying at...
Trading posts of the southwest. History, culture, understanding the pawn system and how to shop at local trading posts. Features list of Gallup trading posts. Page 2.
Scottsdale Arizona - Native American Art and...
Scottsdale, Arizona presents Native Trails. The series of free festivals is staged at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall in downtown Scottsdale and celebrates Native American society while focusing on the individual cultures of tribes who reside throughout the Southwest.
The Trois Estate at Enchanted Rock, Fredericksb...
The Trois Estate at Enchanted Rock lies in the Texas Hill Country. On the property is the Casa de Leon bed and breakfast, Troisi's Italian Ristorante and Wine Bar, European Day Spa, Cap Gun Museum and much more.
La Posada's Turquoise Room
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 21.
Saguaro Lake Recreation Near Phoenix, Arizona
Information on boating, fishing, picnicking and hiking for Saguaro Lake, a very scenic recreation area only 41 miles from Phoenix, Arizona.
Finding Native American Cultural Sites in...
Travel to Tucson and learn about the Tohono O'odham people. Most people don’t think of Tucson as a center of Native American culture. We tend to think of the Navajo and Hopi when we consider Native American tradition and art. But the people to the south have much to offer the visitor. Whether its “man in the maze” baskets, saguaro syrup or unusual polka music, the traditions of the desert people to the south will fascinate you.
The Grand Canyon's El Tovar Hotel
The El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park is just 100 yards from the South Rim. It has suites, deluxe and standard rooms and full amenities, including fine dining.
Rock Springs Cafe, Rock Springs Arizona - The...
Everyone raves about the pies at the Rock Springs Cafe. So I headed down I-17 and took the exit leading me to the Cafe. What I found was much more than pie.
Shopping in Wild West Wickenburg, Arizona
Wickenburg, believe it or not, is a great place to find authentic western wear, antiques, southwest decor, souvenirs and a few surprises.
Colorful Placemats Decorate the Tables at The...
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 22.
Rock Art Ranch Near Winslow Arizona - What You...
Rock Art Ranch is a private ranch where the buffalo roam and some of the most fascinating Anasazi petroglyphs can be seen. Conact the owner and he will show you where to climb down into a beautiful canyon with etched walls that will keep you guessing as to their meaning.
Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows - Fun For Families
The many separate shows making up the January and February Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in January and February can be confusing to the newcomer. These are shows that would be of special interest to families with children. Page 2.
Marfa, Texas -- Mysterious Lights, Cowboys, Art...
Marfa, Texas guide to the mystery lights, accommodations, restaurants, activities and events.
The Texas Raid on the Polygamist Compund in...
Texas has joined Utah and Arizona in taking a stand agains polygamy involving under-age children. On a 2008 raid, Texas authorities removed 416 children from the Eldorado FLDS compound. Page 2.
About Grand Canyon Mule Trips
Find out what to expect on a Grand Canyon Mule Trip. Page 2.
The Canyons of Arizona - Hidden and Secret...
When we think of traveling Arizona, the magesty of the Grand Canyon comes to mind, but Arizona has some other great canyons you can visit and some are hidden finds. Have a Look at Arizona’s Other Spectacular Canyons.
La Posada Turquoise Room Window
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 23.
Flagstaff, Arizona - Destination Guide for...
Flagstaff, Arizona - Destination Guide for Visitors to Flagstaff. Flagstaff is located north of Phoenix, Arizona and is a gateway to the Grand Canyon.
Planning Map of New Mexico Rivers and Lakes
The Southwest US, even in the desert, has rivers and lakes for recreation, fishing and boating. This map of New Mexico shows the rivers and lakes.
Pipeline Canyon Trail - Lake Pleasant Hike -...
Hiking the Pipeline Canyon Trail will give you beautiful views of Lake Pleasant, a nice bit of exercise on a rolling rocky trail and, if you are lucky, a chance to commune with wild burros.
Two for the Road: Couples Embrace Colorado...
For those that travel in pairs, Colorado sets the mood with unparalleled scenery, culture, history and adventure. A trip to Colorado doubles the fun for couples whether they’re cozying up beside a campfire or toasting each other at an outdoor café. Here are some great ideas for couples traveling in Colorado.
What You Need to Know About Native American...
Native American Heishi Jewelry, most often from Kewa Pueblo (formerly Santo Domingo Pueblo), is an ancient art form now prized by collectors. Find out how heishi beads are made and why buying from the artisan is important.
La Posada Shop
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 24.
Stay Awhile in Winslow at La Posada, the...
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 25.
Aviation Nation - Air Show at Nellis AFB, Las...
Aviation Nation is the largest free public event in Nevada and draws spectators from around the world in celebration of Veterans Day weekend each November.
Tucson Mountain Park - Tucson, Arizona
Tucson Mountain Park is to the east of Tucson, Arizona. With one of the most magnificent saguaro forests in the world and a winding pass road with scenic vista turnouts, Tucson Mountain Park is a destination in itself.
Visiting Taos Pueblo in New Mexico - What...
Taos Pueblo, located just outside the historic area of Taos, New Mexico is the largest surviving multi-storied Pueblo structure in the United States. Taos Pueblo has been designated a National Historic Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Pueblo is on the United Nations World Heritage List.
Santa Fe's Railyard - A Destination for the...
Santa Fe’s Railyard is now home to more than trains. It is fast becoming a vibrant eclectic area filled with art, dining, entertainment and recreation. The Railyard is another central Santa Fe destination.
Monument Valley Tribal Park - What You Need to...
Monument Valley, one of the most spectacular sights in the southwestern United States, is located in northeast Arizona although the entrance is actually in Utah. Page 2.
Gallup New Mexico Inter-Tribal Indian...
Every August Gallup plays host to Native Americans from across the United States in a massive Inter-tribal ceremonial. The Indoor and Outdoor Marketplace and the Ceremonial Showroom present the country's most complete and varied displays of genuine Indian fine arts, including Navajo rugs, kachinas, jewelry, pottery and basketry. There are socials, rodeos and parades.
Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park, A...
Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park provides visitors with a glimpse into pre-history, and an opportunity to view unusually beautiful specimens of petrified wood.
Visiting the Hopi Mesas of Arizona - First Mesa
A visit to the Hopi Mesas, located in northern Arizona, is a trip back in time. The Hopi people came to the Mesas in ancient times. Hopi is the oldest continually practiced culture in the United States. According to Hopi guides, Hopi religion and culture have been practiced for over 3,000 years. We provide you with information on touring the Hopi mesas and how to choose a guide.
Quartzite, Arizona Photo Album
Until you venture out to Quartzite in January or February, you have no idea of the wares that are offered. Rock shops spring up out of the desert sand offering delicate polished jewelry as well as barrels of raw rock material for the business-owner and hobbyist. There are antiques and a peddler's fair. The million visitors who descend on Quartzite in January and February are kept busy with all the activity.
Las Vegas Nevada Attractions
Here's the best things to do and see in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Nevada is a major Southwest destination. With great casinos, shows and fine dining, you may never venture past The Strip. But if you want a bit more, we have some great ideas for your Las Vegas Vacation. Here are some great Las Vegas attractions.
Fountain Hills Festival of Arts and Crafts -...
Fountain Hills has a great art scene. Each November, enjoy juried arts and crafts show and sale in a beautiful outdoor setting. The Fountain Hills Festival of Arts and Crafts is a fine art show featuring over 400 artists, entertainment, and food.
Rooms at La Posada are Comfortable and Simply...
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 26.
What to See in Winslow, Arizona
Winslow AZ is known for a lot more than being featured in an Eagles song. Visitors can see the historic Route 66 and La Posada Hotel, among many other attractions.
Sometimes a Girl's Just Gotta Get Away - Great...
Sometimes a girls just gotta get away. We found some great ideas for your girls' getaway weekend or retreat. The Southwest offers spas, dude ranches and resorts that would be ideal for a girls' getaway escape.
This Garage Once Housed Harvey House Tour Cars
Winslow, Arizona, right on old Route 66, is a gem waiting to be discovered. With a growing historical downtown, the famous Standin' on a Corner Park and the beautiful La Posada Historic Hotel, Winslow is certainly worth a stop. Enjoy our photos of Winslow and follow in our footsteps. Page 27.
Traveling Route 66 Through the Southwestern...
Travel Route 66 through Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. We provide a Route 66 town by town guide to the Southwestern United States. Links to attractions and museums.
Santa Fe Shopping - Where to Shop for the Best...
Santa Fe is a mecca for shoppers. Whether you are decorating your home in Southwest decor or are looking for that special piece of Indian jewelry, Santa Fe will have what you are looking for. We provide you with suggestions for a great Santa Fe shopping experience.
Dark Sky Astronomy Sites in Arizona
Want to find dark sky sites in the Arizona? Arizona is an astronomer’s dream. Observatories have been built the mountains across the state. Many of these have extensive public outreach programs and offer tours and viewing opportunities year-round. In addition, dark rangers present “tours of the universe” at some of the best dark-skies sites in the country and bed and breakfast inns offer in-room telescopes, viewing decks and private observatories for stargazers.
Santa Fe Indian Market - What You Need to Know...
Each year the Santa Fe Indian Market includes 1,200 artists from about 100 tribes who show their work in over 600 booths. The event attracts an estimated 100,000 visitors to Santa Fe from all over the world. Buyers, collectors and gallery owners come to Indian Market to take advantage of the opportunity to buy directly from the artists. Quality is the hallmark of the Santa Fe Indian Market.
Pottery of New Mexico - Visiting the Potters...
When traveling through both the towns and back roads of New Mexico, finding handmade pottery and meeting potters can be an enriching experience.
Tour Arizona’s Mining History - Museums,...
Arizona is the Copper State. And where did they get all that copper for the State Capital Dome in Phoenix? From Bisbee, way to the south of Phoenix down by the Mexican border. There are some great museums and fun mining tours to take in Arizona. Once you go to an Arizona mining museum and tour a real mine, you will have a better understanding of the part that mining has played in developing the Copper State.
Quartzsite Yacht Club - World Famous Hot Spot...
The Quartzsite Yacht Club is world famous, they say. It's certainly known as THE place to gather in Quartzsite, Arizona. You'll find out how to join the Quartzsite Yacht Club and what they serve up on their wrap around patio.
Primary Airports of the Southwestern United...
Airport information. If you are flying to the Southwest for the first time, or especially if you are traveling from outside the United States, you will find this airport information helpful.
Top Places in the Southwest for a Real Wild...
The Southwest is the place to go for a real Wild West experience. Whether you want to ride like a cowboy or stay where the Western stars of yesteryear stayed, we have the place for your Wild West vacation.
Using the Seonda Vortex Sites for Meditation...
Finding the right Sedona Vortex and how to use the Vortex for meditation and stress reduction. Page 2.
What to Do and See in Colorado in August
August is an ideal time to travel to Colorado. The Convention and Visitor's bureau has compiled an enticing list of things to do.
The Verde Canyon Railroad Train Trip
Take a train trip through a beautiful canyon in central Arizona. The Verde Canyon Railroad (formerly the Verde Valley Railroad) of Arizona was originally built to support Arizona's richest copper mine, located in Jerome. Now visitors enjoy the Verde Canyon Railway excursions to enjoy a leisurely trip, view the natural surroundings and participate in special events.
Tubac Festival of the Arts Photo Gallery
The Tubac Festival of the Arts is Arizona's longest-running arts festival. Year Round, the town of Tubac has a rich history dating back to the 1700's, and a vibrant arts community that visitors can explore.
What is a Javelina?
The javelina is a dark grey peccary (not a pig) with a subtle white collar. Javelina live in semi desert areas of Mexico and Southwestern United States

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