American Southwest Road Trip Itinerary

10 Days in the American Southwest: The Ultimate Road Trip

Julie United States 28 Comments

The American southwest is one of the USA’s best road trip destinations. It’s unbelievable how much there is to see and do here. There are the breathtaking vistas of the Grand Canyon, thrilling hiking trails in Zion National Park, and millions of hoodoos to photograph in Bryce Canyon. Are you getting excited yet? The list keeps going, with the sweeping …

Slot Canyons to Explore

8 Amazing Slot Canyons to Explore in the American Southwest

Julie United States 17 Comments

The American Southwest is a playground for hikers, photographers, and adventurers. Fun to explore and extremely photogenic, slot canyons provide a unique hiking experience. We have assembled a short list of some of the best slot canyons in Utah, Arizona, and Nevada. This is not an all-inclusive list, because there are tons of slot canyons in this area, but listed …

Antelope Canyon in May

Should You Visit Upper or Lower Antelope Canyon?

Julie United States 38 Comments

With its glowing, red canyon walls and beams of light shining through the dusty air, Antelope Canyon is a breathtaking destination. Two different slot canyons make up Antelope Canyon and both offer very different experiences. If you can only visit one, how do you decide which one? Upper or Lower Antelope Canyon? Antelope Canyon is located in Page, Arizona. Both …

Lower Antelope Canyon Photos

Lower Antelope Canyon: A Photographic Tour

Julie United States 8 Comments

Lower Antelope Canyon is a gorgeous place to visit. With its glowing red canyon walls and narrow, twisting passageways, this place is fun to visit and a joy to photograph. Antelope Canyon is made up of two slot canyons, Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon. When people refer to Antelope Canyon, they are usually referring to Upper Antelope Canyon. …

The Ultimate Guide to Monument Valley

Julie United States 12 Comments

With sandstone buttes, colossal mesas, and panoramic vistas, Monument Valley is one of the USA’s iconic landscapes. Sure, it’s possible to drive right through the Valley, visiting the main sites in just two or three hours, but if you really want to explore it, consider spending at least one day here. We were surprised at how much there is to …

Teardrop Arch Monument Valley

Is Teardrop Arch in Monument Valley Worth It?

Julie United States 4 Comments

We are always on the lookout for interesting, off-the-beaten-path places to explore. In Monument Valley, that place would be Teardrop Arch. On a visit to Monument Valley, most people self-drive the 17-mile Tribal Park Loop, which takes you past the very popular sites such as The Mittens and John Ford’s Point. Taking a tour lets you explore further and most …

Photographing Upper Antelope Canyon

Upper Antelope Canyon: A Journey in Photos

Julie United States 10 Comments

Isn’t it awesome when a new place completely astounds you? For me, that was Upper Antelope Canyon. A few years ago, I saw my first photos of Antelope Canyon, with its glowing, red canyon walls, twisted, scalloped rock faces, and beams of light shining through the dusty air. Does this place really exist? Yes, it does. Located in Page, Arizona, …