Travel Blogs from Holbrook
... down on some turkey sandwiches, and headed out. Back 20 miles to the national park.
The painted desert and petrified forest are part of the same national park and $10 for the car will get you in. The drive is 27 miles and there are stops along the way for photo ops. I must say, the painted desert is much more impressive from this view. It really does seem to change color as you see it from different angles. The ...
... Forest. This national park is a definitely a completely unique landscape. From the beautiful colors of the Painted Desert to the fields of Petrified Wood lying about, it was unlike anything I had every seen. We did a little hiking & enjoyed our first opportunity on trip not to need a jacket. Instead we needed sunscreen! The hiking was much less rugged to we let ...
... Time. Again this campground was on Route 66.
SATURDAY 4/12-We got here fairly early since we gained an hour at the Arizona border. Since we can't sit still (sometimes) we decided to go to the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert. I don't know what I was expecting a petrified tree to look or how it got that way but it was enlightening..
This area which is now high, dry grassland was once a floodplain with tall ...
... Fresh faced and ready to do some walking, we headed out the next day in our trainers and skinny jeans (oh the shame) to the south rim of the Canyon. It was amazing, just beautiful...I don't really know how else to describe it. The only downside to it were the crazy Asian tourists everywhere, with their tripods and cameras, posing for thousands of photos at a time! One woman decided to get up onto a rock to get a good view of the canyon with having the safety railing ...
Fri consisted of much beer and campfire singing mainly about hugs! As a result this led to a lazy day where we mainly sat in the sun plaid music then later watched lord of the rings and snoozed. Sunday we were planning to do much the same but got whisked away to a canyon where we climbed the rocks and explored on the hunt for petroglyphs ...
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