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The Western States of the US, including California, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, and so on

Bison in the Road

Seeing Yellowstone in a Quick Trip

What if you had only one, two, or three days to see Yellowstone? Where would you go? What would you see? It turns out...
Image of Mono Lake

Mono Lake: A Soup of History

One of the disadvantages of traveling the eastern Sierras is that it's a long way from most people's homes. Most northern Californians have to...

Oregon Coast – Brookings to Bandon

It's a rare place where you can find brutal power of nature on an unforgiving rampage, where the colors are vivid and alive with...

Knights Ferry

In our present day country, we drive about on our road system that's probably among the best in the world, and give little thought...

Mesa Arch

In the red rocks of Utah, almost everyone has seen the famous Delicate Arch of Arches National Park. While most people haven’t actually walked...

Mono Lake as a Winter Destination

  If you’re a photographer and you live in California, you’ve probably been to Mono Lake at least once. Mono Lake seems to be a...
Capital Reef National Park, Utah

Capital Reef National Park – Wayne Wonderland

Capitol Reef National Park may not be the best know national park in the US, but this little park is possibly one of the...
Waterpocket Fold, Capital Reef National Park

Capital Reef – The Waterpocket Fold

To walk among the red rocks in Utah is an experience that's well worth the effort. From Moab where several great parks exist, including...