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The road to Moab, Utah
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The best southwest USA scenic drives

One of my road trip resolutions when I was travelling around the southwest USA this spring was to ditch the GPS every now and then. To take the slow route with the better scenery or where there was something…

Hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Travel tales

The beauty of Bryce Canyon, Utah

A land of delicately carved rock spires in sunset shades, Bryce Canyon was an out-of-this-world start to my southwest US national park hopping. The park is made up of a series of amphitheatres along the edge of a plateau,…

Does a US National Parks Pass save you money?
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Does a US National Parks Pass save you money?

The US National Parks are one of the country’s biggest attractions, with 61 different sites featuring a range of landscapes from deserts and glaciers to caves and coral reefs. And that’s before you get started on the hundreds of…

Little Hollywood Movie Set Museum in Kanab, Utah
Travel tales

Where the West was filmed: Utah’s Little Hollywood

Even if you’ve never been to Utah, you’ll recognise its landscapes. They’ve appeared on screen hundreds of times in films and TV series, from Westerns to thrillers and comedies. They’ve featured as themselves and been passed off as places…

Colorado countryside at O Bar O Cabins
Reviewed

O Bar O Cabins in Durango, Colorado, reviewed

When you’re doing a road trip, each different destination and hotel can merge into each other as you’re constantly moving from place to place. So when I was planning my southwest USA route I wanted to make sure we…

The mysteries of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
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The mysteries of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

In an area of the southwest USA that’s crammed with National Parks, Mesa Verde is the odd one out. Why? Because the environment that’s being preserved here isn’t a natural one which dates back millions of years. Instead it’s…

Tips for a southwest USA road trip on a budget
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Tips for a southwest USA road trip on a budget

The American southwest is one of the classic road trip destinations. You’ve got National Parks, Wild West landscapes, Native American history and Route 66 roadside kitsch along the roads that criss-cross the states of Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado and…