Rodeway Inn Cortez
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... where they were far away enough to appreciate and close enough to see a lot of the details.
We hit the Wolf Creek Mountain Pass at around 10,xxx feet in elevation and the temps dropped to 29 F and the rest of the day we had 42 - 48 temps.
Tomorrow we plan on driving to Arches National Park in Moab, UT and see all of God's beauty there.
... present day Arizona and New Mexicao. The cliffs were inhabited by the Ancestral Puebloans who are the ancestors of the 19 pueblo groups currently residing in New Mexico. They farmed and hunted atop the mesa and lived in the cliffs below.
Our second tour was at Balcony House. For the visitor, this was a much more "hands on" experience (as you may be able to tell from the photos). While both rangers were excellent, the one we had for this area made ...
We had no reservations after the Grand Canyon, but we had planned to go next to Canyon de Chelly, a national monument on Navajo land in Arizona. We had had very little contact with the outside world during our idyllic stay at the North Rim, but as we drove away from the park on Thursday, September 26, we picked up NPR on the radio with its disturbing report that if the government shut down the following Tuesday all the national parks would ...
... hour guided tour of each with a Ranger...HA HA. These structures really were amazing engineering achievements given the technology of the age. You could probably have spent days exploring all the dwellings hidden in remote cliff tops, but both Kate and I eventually caught Cliff-dwelling burnout, and returned to our campground to prepare for the next days adventures.
[3,550 miles on the road]
After a fine breakfast at the Ute Mountain Casino Hotel's restaurant, we drove through Cortez, CO and into Mesa Verde National Park. We had no perspective of how far back we had to drive and the winding up hill climb into the park. Will worth the drive, but we expended half a day and couldn't stay any longer. This would be a nice place to come, stay a couple of days, there is so much to ...
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nice but not fancy
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