Visiting Hoover dam on our way to Las Vegas

We decided that visiting Hoover dam on our way to Las Vegas was another ‘must do’ trip.  We had so many of those!  Part of me did just want to scoot our way to the end of historic route 66.  We had seen signs for Los Angeles – only another 400 or so miles!!  So...

Route 66 to Grand Canyon

When planning our Route 66 trip, we knew we wouldn’t get to the end of it, but we also knew that getting as far as the Grand Canyon was a must.  Route 66 to Grand Canyon is an easy trip and one that was a no brainer! Route 66 to Grand Canyon The distance from...

Arizona Route 66 Attractions

Exploring Arizona’s Route 66 Attractions I felt that we were really spoiled with the Arizona Route 66 attractions.  Loads and loads on offer for kids, families and adults alike.  Here’s my favourite things from this wonderful state: Petrified Forest...

Visiting the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert

The Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona (which also contains the Painted Desert) is right on Route 66 so  if you’re travelling along on a road trip there’s no need to head too far off from where you are for this sight. And what a sight it was! It was...