Category Archives: Explore Arizona

Exploring Glen Canyon

Lake Powell:Lake Powell is an artificial reservoir on the Colorado River in Utah and Arizona, United States. It is the second largest artificial reservoir by maximum water capacity in the United States behind Lake Mead, storing 24,322,000 acre-feet (3.0001×1010 m3) of water when full. Lake Powell is named for John Wesley Powell, who in 1869 led the first expedition to traverse the Colorado River’s Grand… Read More »

Hiking Trails – Horseshoe Bend

Landmark: Horseshoe BendSculptor: Nature ❤️Nickname: East Rim of the Grand CanyonInteresting Facts: The Colorado River created a roughly 1,000 ft (305 m) deep, 270º horseshoe-shaped bend in Glen Canyon, about five million years back.Distance: 1.5 mile (2.4km) out & back from the parking to the overlookFee: $10 per carCity: PageReservation Area: Yes, NavajoState: ArizonaCountry: USA

Cameron Trading Post

Cameron Trading Post: Established in 1916, this place offers one stop for shopping, dining, resting and fueling. From t-shirts and trinkets to fine Native American jewelry, pottery, basketry, this location offers a little respite to your weary shoulders. This location houses a gas station and Cameron Post Office. Cameron Suspension Bridge (now old and no… Read More »

Four State Corners Monument

The Four Corners area is named after the quadripoint at the intersection of approximately 37° north latitude with 109° 03′ west longitude, where the boundaries of the four states meet, and are marked by the Four Corners Monument. It is the only location in the United States where four states meet. Most of the Four… Read More »

Kachina Doll, Cave Creek, Arizona

An impressive World’s Tallest 39′ Kachina Doll stands tall in the neighborhood of Tonto Hills, near Cave Creek, Arizona. It is definitely an interesting roadside stop near Cave Creek, Arizona to pause & appreciate Southwestern culture & history. They were originally designed to teach young members of the Hopi tribe about spirit beings known as… Read More »