Tag Archives: Arizona Travel

Today’s Travel Tip — Sunset in Sedona

By Mike Koopsen Sedona is well known for its beautiful red rock landscapes and panoramic vistas, and if you visit overnight, I would highly recommend finding a nice place to see the sunset. Airport Mesa is one of the best choices for … Continue reading

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This Day in History – February 18th

By Jim Turner In the World In 1814, Napoleon defeated the Austrians and Württembergers at The Battle of Montereau, one of his greatest victories. The battle site, near the village of Montereau-Fault-Yonne in northern France, will be the future site … Continue reading

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Ron Scott Pictures the Desert Then and Now

By Marilyn Noble Ron Scott, the people’s choice award winner in our spring photo contest, used to race through life. He finished forty marathons, including the Pikes Peak run twice; ran ten fifty-mile races; and even did the Leadville 100, … Continue reading

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Get Your Kicks In Kingman at the International Route 66 Festival

The city of Kingman, Ariz., is ready to celebrate Historic Route 66; The Mother Road; America’s Main Street; the legendary trail followed by seekers, adventurers, grifters, hippies, vacationers, and other assorted characters during the heyday of road tripping in the … Continue reading

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Meet Jim Turner in Prescott

Our own Jim Turner will be sharing his experiences editing the latest edition of Native Roads at the Smoki Museum Pueblo in Prescott on July 12. For those of you who have been following his posts here, this is your … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads Day 6: Navajo Swap Meet, Narbona Pass, and Beautiful Downtown Farmington

By Jim Turner Cold! Tuesday morning, January 22nd, 2013 was cold in Window Rock, in the low 20s.  I had plotted and planned this trip for months, and knew that this day could be the toughest. I was headed up … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads Day 5: Lukachukai, Fort Defiance, and Mutton Stew

By Jim Turner Monday, January 21st, 2013 was the fifth day of my info-gathering trip for the third edition of Native Roads. It was such an exceptional journey, I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I drove it. … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads IV — Teec Nos Pos, Ganado, Canyon de Chelly and more

By Jim Turner On my fourth road trip day retracing Native Roads, I combined Chapter 12 with 13 to get to as many sites as possible in ten days. U.S. Highway 160 east from Kayenta to the New Mexico border … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads: Monument Valley, Goosenecks, and a Frozen Waterfall . . .

The first day of my ten-day trip retracing and updating Fran Kosik’s excellent guide book, Native Roads: The Complete Motoring Guide to the Navajo and Hopi Nations, took me from Flagstaff to Page. The second day was Page to Keams … Continue reading

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Retracing Native Roads: Tuba City, Hopi Mesas, Keams Canyon, and Beyond . . .

by Jim Turner My first blog left off in Page, AZ, at the end of the first day of my ten-day trip updating Fran Kosik’s excellent guide book, Native Roads: The Complete Motoring Guide to the Navajo and Hopi Nations. … Continue reading

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