Mesa Verde National Park

Walking in the footpaths of the ancients and viewing the remains of their humble (and sometimes impressive) homes is one of the great joys of wandering this country as I do. Mesa Verde National Park proved to be the perfect follow-up to Wupatki National Monument several days prior. Mesa Verde National Park is located in … Continue reading Mesa Verde National Park

Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki National Monuments

Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki National Monuments are located about 20 miles apart off Highway 89 north of Flagstaff, Arizona, but offer completely different experiences. The monuments, which are connected by the appropriately named Sunset Crater Wupatki Loop, are home to a variety of cultural and historical sites as well as geographical diversity. We somewhat … Continue reading Sunset Crater Volcano and Wupatki National Monuments