Category Archives: Colorado

Four Corners Monument and Navajo National Monument

10/09/17 Monday traveling to Page, AZ Four Corners Monument The only place in the US where you can stand in four states at once: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. It’s actually in thenNavajo Nation, just off Hwy 160. There … Continue reading

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Colorado Welcome Center, Anasazi Heritage Center and Hovenweep National Monument

10/07/17 Saturday in Cortez, CO Colorado Welcome Center After reviewing information on Yucca House NM, Canyons of the Ancients NM and Hovenweep NM, we realized it would be smart to get complete information (and Passport stamps) and the Colorado Welcome … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde National Park on the Wetherill Mesa

10/06/17 Friday in Cortez, CO Once our tour was over, while still in the Long House, our Ranger excused us.  We then headed up the long, steep trail to our car.  Then, once again, two very tired people headed for … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde National Park on the Chapin Mesa

10/05/17 Thursday in Cortez, CO TIP: to get into the best Pueblo dwellings you need to purchase tickets. They sell out fast. You can buy them ($5/person) at the Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez (also you can get your Passport … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon NRA and Natural Bridges National Monument

10/03/17 Tuesday Traveling to Cortez, CO On our way to Cortez, we went through a portion of the Glen Canyon NRA. John Wesley Powell undertook the first scientific exploration of the Colorado River, barely surviving the rapids at Cataract Canyon, … Continue reading

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Back to Colorado National Monument

09/26/17 Tuesday at Grand Junction, CO This morning we took a breather and I did our wash at a great laundromat in Grand Junction: Clean and Simple Laundry. I got everything done in 1 hour, with lots of help from … Continue reading

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Colorado National Monument

09/24/17 Sunday traveling from Vernal, UT to Grand Junction, CO After we left Vernal, we took a very small side trip to the other Visitor Center for the Dinosaur NM which is in Dinosaur City, CO. No fee and just … Continue reading

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Moving on – to Trinidad, CO (Walmart)

10/1/16 (Saturday) in Trinidad, CO (Walmart) Not only did we consider how we’d get safely out of our campground but we also considered how soon to leave. On the one hand we didn’t want to spend our day sitting in … Continue reading

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Quiet Days

9/29/16 (Thursday) in Monument, CO (Colorado Heights Resort-ROD) Did the wash and worked on the computer most of the day. Their WiFi is an absolute struggle. We understand that it goes through their phone line and drops frequently. No kidding. … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

9/28/16 (Wednesday) in Monument, CO (Colorado Heights Resort-ROD) Time to get out in the world again. Our first visit was to the Garden of the Gods, a Colorado Springs city park considered by Tripadvisor the best city park in the … Continue reading

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