We are Sandy and Bill embarking on a journey we thought of for years, but pipe dream? Nope. We are doing it - while we are able to. While it is hard for us to leave our family, we feel we need to do this now. 


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November 14, 2019

Highlights:  Hiking: Grand Wash, Rim Overlook, Scenic Rt 12 and Burr Trail Rd, Waterpocket Fold, Hell's Backbone Cafe, surviving the cold.


Nice campground with easy access to park. As other reviewers state, they give stern warning about staying...

November 12, 2019


One of my favorite campgrounds as of November 2019 for the beautiful desert landscape, solitude, night sky, wildlife, hiking, and golf. The campground is at the base of the Santa Rosa mountains on the south eastern edge of California. Just step out of the t...

November 2, 2019


This is a small no frills campground with a down to earth owner. It is not a destination resort, but served the purpose for visiting Kanab UT and the north rim of the Grand Canyon. 

The Grand Canyon is still 50 miles away and there is camping there, but it i...

November 1, 2019

Kasha-Katuew Tent Rocks National Monument: 

About half way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a fantastic hike through a slot canyon rising up to a short but steep climb to viewpoints looking down into unique cone shaped hoodoos. 

“The cone-shaped tent rock formations a...

November 1, 2019


This is an absolutely beautiful adobe mission from 1816 with a beautiful backdrop along a scenic road forming part of the route from Santa Fe to Taos. So – a must stop. 

A nice write up about the historical aspect from the outside is here:


November 1, 2019

Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu NM


I can't recommend a visit here highly enough. That being said, far and away the best part was taking the [Georgia] O'Keefe Landscape Tour, for which you need reservations and may not be available in the future (see below...

November 1, 2019


The campground is on Cerrillos Road (Rt14) with easy access to downtown. We had a decent site with full hookups and wifi (no CATV). 

Santa Fe.

For scenery, culture, history, food, and proximity to other interesting places, this seems to be Sandy and my consens...