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Travel Blogs from Arco

Arco Travel Blogs (42)
To The Moon and Back ... In A Day, Craters of the Moon National Monument, United States travel blog

To The Moon and Back ... In A Day

A travel blog entry by betsyandkris

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Today we hit the road to go visit Craters of the Moon which is a national monument about 3 hours to the west of our cabin. I can remember visiting this place as a kid almost 40 years ago, being left with the impression of how bizarre the area was. The ...

Radioactive... Radioactive..., Arco, United States travel blog

Radioactive... Radioactive...

A travel blog entry by jzsquared

Arco, ID was the first community in the world ever lit by nuclear power on July 17th, 1955. On January 3rd, 1961, the reactor melted down, caused three deaths, and became the US' first and only fatal reactor incident. It was also our destination before ...

Craters of the Moon Ntl. Park, Arco, Arco, United States travel blog

Craters of the Moon Ntl. Park, Arco

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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... We head out for Arco for a shot stay overnight and to take a side trip to the recommended Craters of the Moon National park. Arco is about half closed down with the other half open and friendly. The RV park owners gave us a free breakfast of eggs and ...

Travel day, Arco, United States travel blog

Travel day

A travel blog entry by jenluchie

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Attractions in Arco

Arco Attractions (1)
Craters of the Moon National Monument

Craters of the Moon National Monument

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18 miles west of Arco on Highway 20, Arco, Idaho, United States

This black jagged landscape, formed between 2,000 and 15,000 years ago, represents the largest lava flow in the contiguous 48 states.