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Arizona – Barringer Meteor Crater

Inside Meteor Crater

We get inspiration for our travels from a variety of sources, but the Barringer Meteor Crater marks the first time we’ve picked a vacation destination based on a video game. As we were driving out west for our Southwest Road Trip (Trip #5 from my e-book, How To Visit All 50 States in 12 Trips), my son asked me if I’d ever heard of the Barringer Meteor Crater and if I knew where it was. He had heard about it while playing Civilization V with a friend. I hadn’t heard of it, so I pulled out my trusty smartphone and […]

Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico – Four Corners Monument

Standing in four states at once

There is only one place in the United States where you can stand in four states at once: the Four Corners Monument. This is where Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico all meet.

When we were planning our trip to the Southwest (Trip #5 in my e-book, How to Visit All 50 States in 12 Trips), one of my daughters was adamant that Four Corners must be on the itinerary. A couple of people discouraged me from visiting, saying there wasn’t much to it. We really wanted to go, and didn’t expect it to be an all-day type of […]