Defiance House. The name alone sets the tone for this ancient archaeological site. Settled back in 1250AD, the Hopi Rattlesnake clan of the Anasazi used this remote location as an outpost. It's unknown as to why this secluded location was originally settled or why those settlers eventually left; however, back in 1959, the Defiance House… Continue reading Defiance House: Hiking at Lake Powell
While it has been almost a year since our Lake Powell extravaganza, I'm finally getting a chance to recap our adventures here on the blog. Luckily I keep a travel journal with me on all of our getaways so I won't forget about the fun memories and hilarious jokes; and now I'm able to refer back to… Continue reading Birthday Shenanigans at Lake Powell
"2018: A New Year. New Passport Stamps." 🙂 It's that time again. Time to dust off the travel guides, embrace the wanderlust, and take a peek at our globe-trotting horizon for 2018. Over the last few months we've spent a lot of our free time researching and planning these next few getaways, and we are… Continue reading 2018 Travel Plans: Paradise Awaits!
I began sharing details about our Southwestern Road trip over a month ago, however with the holidays, reminiscing about 2016, and our recent trip to Hawaii I got a little sidetracked. ((SQUIRREL!)) 😉 Let's finish our Grand adventure, shall we? After three incredible days at my childhood playground of Lake Powell, it was time to continue… Continue reading A Colorado River Adventure: Picturesque Horseshoe Bend
Lake Powell is not only my all-time favorite boating destination, but it's also home to the world's largest known natural bridge: Rainbow Bridge. This rainbow turned to stone dominates the landscape within Bridge Canyon as it stands at 290 feet above the canyon floor -- which is almost as tall as the Statue of Liberty --… Continue reading Lake Powell: An Adventure to Rainbow Bridge