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The Four Corners is a region of the United States consisting of the southwestern corner of Colorado, northwestern corner of New Mexico, northeastern corner of Arizona and southeastern corner of Utah. The Four Corners area is named after the quadripoint where the boundaries of the four states meet
On our way from Valley of the Gods to Farmington New Mexico, we visited
... was sad to be done with jeeping, but I was also extremely excited about the roads we did drive, the roads I got to drive, and the views and wildflowers we got to see! I especially loved driving on Ophir, and seeing all the Fireweed!!
Back in Ouray, we turned in the jeep, bought raffle tickets to win a jeep as we do every year, and started driving back along the Million-Dollar Highway back to ...
... Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The term "Escalante" refers to the way that the land as it transitions from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the heights of the Colorado Plateau rises in a series of steps like a staircase. Of course, only a giant would notice this. We are mere ants in this scale. The Vermillions are the second or third "step" up from the Canyon. Sometimes you could see higher cliffs in the background. As we drew closer to the Colorado River, ...
... only costs $3 a person to view. After the obligatory picture of Pat standing in four states at one time, I indulged my tummy with my first taste of Navajo fry bread. This is truly a delicacy that came about through tragedy. Navajo fry bread actually evolved in the mid-19th century. Beginning in 1860, approximately 8,000 Navajos spent four years imprisoned at fort Summer, New Mexico and were given little more than ...
... ve gone all the way Northwest in NM, you reach the Four Corners - the only place in the US where 4 states share a corner, NM, AZ, UT and CO. So, we were very excited to drive, even 50 miles out of our way, to go stand in four states at once. The drive up there was pretty, but not really worth the outcome. We drove the entire way to this monument to find out it is closed for construction. There is ...
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