Category Archives: Visit the USA

Frank Lloyd Wright Spire 

The towering Frank Lloyd Wright spire was designed in 1957, and built in 2004. It stands proudly at the intersections of Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Scottsdale Roads in Scottsdale at The Promenade Mall. The spire or tower was originally designed for the Arizona State Capitol, and weighs more than 75,000 pounds. It’s assembled with… Read More »

Roadside America – World’s Largest Kokopelli 

Landmark: World’s Largest Kokopelli Deity: God of FertilityCulture: Native American South westermCountry: USAState: ArizonaAddress: 1620 AZ-260, Camp Verde, AZ 86322 An impressive roadside stop near Camp Verde, Arizona to pause and appreciate Native American cultures in the Southwestern United States.  The world’s largest Kokopelli, commonly known as “that big flute player,” is a fertility deity stands 32… Read More »

Roadside America – World’s Tallest Kachina Doll

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 »

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 »

Blythe Intaglios

The Blythe Intaglios or Blythe Geoglyphs are really cool to explore and understand the way the natives tried to communicate with God. They are a group of gigantic figures incised on the ground near Blythe, California, in the Colorado Desert.  The ground drawings or geoglyphs were created by humans for an, as yet, unknown reason. The… Read More »

Road Trip – California Highway 395

 The CA – 395 highway is used as an access route for both the highest point in the contiguous United States, Mount Whitney, and the lowest point in North America, Death Valley. The corridor has been used since the California gold rush, and before numbering was known by several names including El Camino Sierra. We started this road trip from… Read More »