A grand family adventure along a timeless canyon rim

A grand family adventure along a timeless canyon rim

If you’ve ever been to the Grand Canyon, or have wanted to visit the Grand Canyon, then you probably already know that it’s the very definition of grand. And that may be an understatement.

As you stand on the edge South Rim, every superlative comes to mind. None is adequate. While you’re marveling at America’s signature natural attraction, it is so easy to follow the pack.

My advice? Don’t. Continue reading “A grand family adventure along a timeless canyon rim”

This Arizona “castle” is a beautiful and well-preserved mistake

This Arizona “castle” is a beautiful and well-preserved mistake

When it comes to national monuments, Montezuma’s Castle near the town of Camp Verde, Arizona, is one of my favorite mistakes.

The riverside cliff dwelling is believed to be made and once inhabited by the Sinagua people, a pre-Columbian culture closely related to the Hohokam and other indigenous peoples of the southwestern United States, between approximately 1100 and 1425 AD. Continue reading “This Arizona “castle” is a beautiful and well-preserved mistake”