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Thanksgiving Road Trip

Angel’s Window is a natural arch. You can see the Colorado River through the window which is 6 miles away and 5,000 feet below. You can see part of the window in the above picture. There are people on top of the arch so when Chris saw that he just had to figure out how to get up there. We drove down Cape Royal Road and visited several stops. One was Roosevelt… Read More

Cliff Springs Trail is a 1 mile hike. The park guide said it would take 1 hour approximately for the round-trip hike. It started off meandering down a forested ravine and supposedly ended where a chest-high boulder rests under a large overhang (see above). But when we arrived at this boulder the trail kept going behind where I am standing. Since we had not been hiking that long we continued on. We… Read More

After leaving Marble Canyon and the Navajo Bridge we started going up the Kaibab Plateau which has an elevation of over 9,000 feet. We got gas at a station near Jacob’s Lake and began heading south on Highway 67 (which is closed from November – March, or so) through the Kaibab Forest. It’s a 45 minute drive from Jacob’s Lake to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Next up – more… Read More

After leaving Monument Valley we stayed in Page, Arizona for a night (one of the prettiest towns we saw) before traveling the rest of the way to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. We stopped high above Lake Powell and saw Marble Canyon and part of Glenn Canyon. Apparently we drove right past Horseshoe Bend and didn’t realize it until later on. We did not have time to stop at Antelope… Read More