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The Don’ts of Monument Valley

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Monument Valley is a cluster of sandstone buttes located on the Utah-Arizona state line, near the Four Corners area. Follow our lead and “Don’t” do these things when you visit. Here is what we cover: Resources

What We Wish We Knew Before Visiting Monument Valley

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Monument Valley is located in a pretty remote area by the Utah-Arizona state line, near the Four Corners area. We wished we had known more before we visited. In this video, we share with you things we learned about food, tours, and other general information. Resources

Cliff Dwellings in Navajo National Monument in Arizona: Worth the Visit?

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Navajo National Monument is a national park site located between Page, Arizona, and Monument Valley. It’s worth the slight detour to visit this underrated little park on your way between these two areas. Though not nearly as impressive, or as easily accessible, as Mesa Verde National Park, it is a nice place to view cliff […]

Antelope Canyon: Our Full Review

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Located on the east side of the Grand Canyon near Page, Arizona is Antelope Canyon. It is a famous slot canyon that has five different areas. Should you go? Which area should you go to? We visited Lower and Upper Antelope Canyon and decided to share our review of them with you. Here’s what we […]

11 Great Things to Do at Jacob Lake, AZ

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Jacob Lake, Arizona, is known as the “Gateway to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.” Are you visiting the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and wondering what there is to do in Jacob Lake? Watch this video for some things we love to do there. Additional Resources

How to Visit the Hoover Dam: The Best “Dam” Things to Do

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The Hoover Dam is a jaw-dropping structure everyone should visit if traveling to Las Vegas. It is about 45 minutes southwest of Las Vegas and is often visited on the way to the Grand Canyon, or as a day trip from Vegas. Getting There The Hoover Dam is about 40 minutes away from Las Vegas […]

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids at the Grand Canyon

We have four children, and we take them to the National Parks all the time. I’ll be the first to admit, they don’t always love it. Kids don’t appreciate nature like adults do, and that’s OK. We just hope that someday they will grow to love the outdoors, just like we did. Cheryl and I […]

10 Best Things to Do (+ Easy Guide) at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Maybe you’re planning a trip to the Grand Canyon and you’re just now finding out that there are two completely different areas to visit in the National Park: the North Rim and the South Rim. Which rim of the Grand Canyon should you visit? The South Rim is a place everyone should visit at least […]

18 Things to Do In (and Around) Jacob Lake, Arizona

Jacob Lake, Arizona, is known as the “Gateway to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.” Are you visiting the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and wondering what there is to do in Jacob Lake? The main things to do at Jacob Lake are visiting the nearby Grand Canyon and getting a shake at […]

Hiking in the Grand Canyon: What You Need to Know (Hikes, Tips, Gear)

If you’re visiting the Grand Canyon, and you’re anything like us, you probably aren’t planning on hiking 22 miles across the Grand Canyon. But you might be wondering, “Are there any hikes I CAN do while I’m there?” There are 5 “day hikes” at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon (the rim most people […]