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 […]

Bearizona: The best wildlife park we’ve ever visited

In this video, I provide an overview of this wonderful “bear park” located in Williams, Arizona, on the way to Grand Canyon National Park. For more on the Grand Canyon, see: The ultimate Grand Canyon itinerary 16 awesome things to do at the Grand Canyon Where to stay at the Grand Canyon: Options and our […]

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 […]

16 AWESOME things to do at the Grand Canyon

by Matt, Updated Oct 2021 You know the Grand Canyon is one of the natural wonders of the world and one of America’s most iconic sites.  But what can you actually do there? Actually, A LOT.  Keep on reading for ideas for your next trip to the Grand Canyon. Please note, this article is for things […]

Where to camp at the Grand Canyon (South Rim)

by Matt. Updated Oct 2021 Recently we visited the Grand Canyon and camped at two different campgrounds. We LOVED it! With campgrounds filling up faster than ever, it’s important to know your options. If want to know more about camping at the Grand Canyon, this article is for you.  There are 5 campgrounds within Grand […]